Welcome to the website of Coolbock National School

We hope through our website to keep you up to date with our latest news and upcoming events. We hope to make the website interactive for all members of our school community, pupils and parents, both past and present. We have a great sense of pride in our school and we hope you enjoy navigating through our pages and finding out all about our school.


 Our School

Coolbock N.S. is a 2 teacher school set in rural Co. Sligo. The school is situated near the village of Riverstown, on the eastern slope of Coolbock Hill. Riverstown is situated 12 miles south east of Sligo. The Coolbock area is known for its natural beauty and the school has spectacular views of the surrounding countryside. Our modern facilities include two classrooms, support room, sensory room, playground, basketball court, football pitch, school garden and play area. Our school is equipped with a range of esources including interactive whiteboards and a suite of computer netbooks. We have two classroom teachers and one support teacher, providing group and individual teaching in all areas of the curriculum. We work in partnership with parents to offer support for each child on their individual learning journey. Our low pupil-teacher ratio means we can give children the individual attention that they deserve. Using a child-centred approach, pupils are given opportunities to learn in a variety of activities that facilitates engaged learning and better outcomes, leading to a more rounded education. Teachers show a genuine care and interest in helping each child to develop and reach their potential. Each child’s individual talents and interests are supported in a positive, friendly and welcoming atmosphere. Our school staff provide a positive school climate which is enhanced by our very supportive board of management and parents’ association. If you would like further information about the school, we would be delighted to hear from you. If you wish to do so, please phone 0719165832 or email coolbocknationalschool@gmail.com to arrange an appointment to meet with us.

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