Thursday 30 August 2018 was a special day for the young people of Faughart and the Louth and Meath Education and Training Board (LMETB) as Faughart Community National School opened its doors to welcome its pupils for the 2018/2019 academic year.
In July 2018, the Minister for Education and Skills, Mr. Richard Bruton, announced that a Community National School would open, under the patronage of LMETB, in time for September on the site of the former Scoil Naisiunta Bhríghde, Faughart. On Thursday 30 August pupils of the school and their parents/ guardians were welcomed by Principal, Ms. Jacqui McCusker and teaching staff Mr. Andreu D’Arcy and Ms. Saoirse McDermott.
Faughart Community National School (Faughart CNS) is a multi – denominational, co –educational primary school which accepts students of all faiths and of none. The medium of instruction at the school is English. The vision for Faughart CNS is of a welcoming, diverse and dynamic school that provides a quality learning experience with the learner as core.
Students at Faughart CNS feel a sense of belonging and develop a love of learning through a positive and happy school experience. Students are motivated and provided with opportunities to become active and responsible participants in their own learning. The school community works with all partners and stakeholders to prepare knowledgeable and socially responsible citizens for the future.
Faughart CNS provides the Department of Education and Skills Primary School Curriculum (1999). The Primary School Curriculum (1999) aims to: develop each child’s potential to the full, encourage a love of learning and help children develop skills they will use all their lives.
The curriculum on offer at Faughart CNS is implemented utilising a diverse range of active teaching, learning and assessment methodologies which will be differentiated to meet the needs of students. Opportunities to bring the curriculum to life are provided within the classroom and in provision of a broad and diverse range of co-curricular and extra – curricular activities.
Faughart Community National School
Tel: (042) 937 1931