“C.B.S Primary – where friendships are made and all are welcome”
C.B.S Primary school is currently an all boys school from 2nd to 6th class located in the heart of Nenagh town. From September 2022 we will be transitioning to a co-educational school and we will be accepting Junior Infant girls and boys.
With over 260 pupils, 28 staff, 20 nationalities and over 10 different religions we are very much an all inclusive school. With a broad range of in-school and extra-curricular activities we are committed to encouraging the full development of your child.
Our school is a catholic school under the patronage of the Bishop of Killaloe and the trusteeship of the Edmund Rice School Trust. The catholic ethos is to the fore in all aspects of our work. In line with the values of Edmund Rice we also recognise and welcome other faiths and religions.
C.B.S Primary is proud to be an Edmund Rice school. Edmund Rice schools are a dynamic, diverse and thriving network of 96 secondary and primary level schools across Ireland, working every day to inspire and guide over 37,000 children and young people. Edmund Rice schools are defined and shaped by our unique Charter which sets out the values of quality teaching and learning, care, equality, leadership and faith at the heart of Edmund Rice education.
We currently have 11 classes in the school, 10 mainstream and one Mild General Learning Disability class. We have 2 streams of each level from 2nd to 6th and we also have 7 SET teachers.
Our Mission Statement
C.B.S Primary School is an Edmund Rice all-boys Catholic Primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.
Our school is a multi-cultural school that welcomes and embraces difference and uniqueness. We wish to give each child a sense of personal and cultural identity, with a respect for and a tolerance of other cultures and differences.
Our school aims to nurture a Christian atmosphere that cultivates a positive relationship based on respect between staff, pupil, parents and local community. In this atmosphere each pupil feels valued and special.
Our school aims to provide a full range of curricular and extra-curricular activities allowing pupils to develop their many talents and to develop to their full potential.
Our school encourages the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Parents’ Council.
Our school will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to instil in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage responsibility.
School Day (As of September 1st, 2021)
School Starts: 8.50am (Supervision from 8.40am)
SOS (Break): 10.45am
Lón (Lunch): 12.45pm
School Finishes: 2.30pm
In C.B.S Primary we have a regular uniform as well as a P.E tracksuit for P.E days only.
Regular Uniform: Plain black footwear, wine crested school jumper, dark grey shirt, dark grey trousers, school tie (available in school)
P.E Tracksuit: Grey tracksuit bottoms, wine crested jumper, grey polo shirt
Our uniforms are available from local suppliers.
Drop-off and collection
For the safety of all children in the school there are no cars permitted on the school grounds for drop-off and collection. Children must walk into and out of school each day. Parents are asked to please use the parking spaces available in close proximity to the school at all times.
Here in C.B.S Primary school we encourage healthy eating habits and we ask all parents to please provide healthy lunches on a daily basis. Please do not give your child sticky bars, lollipops, fizzy drinks, isotonic drinks or crisps for lunch. Your son should bring sandwiches,pasta, fruit, water milk or juice. A very small treat i.e. a mini-bar or biscuit is allowed on Friday’s only.