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Blue Star Award 2015

Posted on May 21, 2015 at 10:50 AM

We have completed our Blue Star Award 2015 project and submitted it for inspection.  The pupils covererd the four areas which included EU Geography, EU History, EU Culture and the Institutions of the EU.  We also celebrated Europe Day on May 8th and hosted an EU food tasting fair!

To download the Blue Star Programme Report, click on the Policys page and go to the further information section.

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Newsletter April

Posted on April 28, 2015 at 10:15 AM

Europe Day Celebrations

Pupils will celebrate Europe Day on Friday 8th May. Parents and family are invited to EU tasting fair and exhibition @ 1pm in the school hall.

Orange Day- 1st May

Wear something orange on Friday May 1st for “Join Our Boys Trust”. Please donate €2 to the trust. See Help to defeat Muscular Dystrophy.


Due to a change in the weather, ...

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Newsletter February/March 2015

Posted on March 10, 2015 at 10:10 AM

Open Evening

Our open evening takes place in Rahara NS on Thursday 19th March between 6-7pm. Please spread the word.

Confirmation Retreat

6th class are invited to a confirmation retreat in Knock on Friday 13th March.

The bus departs Knockcroghery NS @ 9am. Return time TBC. The cost of the bus is €10 per child.



We were delighted to see our pupils feature on News2day on 11th Fe...

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January 2015

Posted on January 30, 2015 at 9:55 AM


School Photos

Please return proof cards and money to school by Thursday 5th February.

 School Vaccination Programme

HSE staff will carry out vaccinations with Junior Infants and Sixth class pupils this Tuesday & Thursday. Please return all forms. If you do not wish your child to participate please indicate this on your form.

Parent meetings:



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December 2014 Newsletter

Posted on January 6, 2015 at 10:10 AM


Our final swimming lesson took place this week. €53 per child is now due. Please pay before Friday 19th December as the bus and pool have to be paid. Thank you.


WW1 History Field Trip

The senior pupils travelled to Ballyjamesduff on Friday 28th November to visit Cavan County Museum and the WW1 Trench experience. This was a brilliant opportunity for the children to explore the WW1 trench experience. For more informatio...

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Newsletter November 2014

Posted on November 28, 2014 at 9:00 AM

Science Week

Science week took place from 10th -14th November. The senior pupils attended a Science Magic Show in the Convent of Mercy, Roscommon. Pupils participated in various experiments including piercing a balloon with a skewer, flame test, foam snake and cloud in a bottle. The pupils had a most enjoyable experience.

Back in Rahara NS all classes participated in hands-on science experiments for Science Week.

Senior pupils made soil soup, conc...

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October Newsletter

Posted on November 4, 2014 at 10:20 AM

Maths Week

A huge congratulations to all the pupils for their success in the Maths Week 2014 Target Board competitions. The junior room came in 7th place in Ireland while the senior room came in 2nd place! The pupils displayed great determination all week and we are very proud of their maths ability!

Parent/Teacher communication

Parent Teacher meeting will take place during the first week of December.

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Newsletter September 2014

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 9:35 AM

Child Protection

The (DLP) Designated Liasion person is Mrs. Costello. The Deputy DLP is Mrs. McGowan. Our Child Protection policy is updated annually and is available on our school website.


We are obliged to inform (Tusla) the statutory Educational Welfare services of the child and family agency, if a child has missed 20 days or more in the school year. If your child cannot attend school please provide the school with a writt...

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Newsletter June 2014

Posted on September 23, 2014 at 9:25 AM

Summer Clothes

Pupils may wear shorts, hats, sandals with a school t-shirt over the coming days. Please ensure your child wears sunblock/cream.


School reports will be posted over the coming days. Reports will include results of standardised tests, school calendar 2014-15, booklists, a “Help My Kids Learn” booklet for parents and an NCCA Sten explaination sheet for parents.

School Jumpers

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School Play 2014

Posted on May 14, 2014 at 7:10 AM

The pupils of Rahara NS are busy with rehearsals for the upcoming production of 'Alas in Blunderland' by Peter Gunning. 'Alas in Blunderland’ is a comic play which is designed to be staged by young performers. In the play, the three bears and the wolves are unhappy about the way they are treated in fairy tales until they learn the stories of Cinderella and Snow White! All is not what it appears to be in the story books!


Auditions took place the first week after the...

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