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We are a school in the Church of Ireland who seek to foster creativity and to create competent and confident learners in a happy, inclusive environment.

Welcome to Christ Church National School

Christ Church National School Waterford is a Church of Ireland Co-educational Primary School under the patronage of the Bishop of Cashel Ferns and Ossory.


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We are conscious that this year parents cannot come in to the school to see the incredible works of art created by the children. Keep an eye on this page for new images and details of the art work produced by the children in school.

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School tours 2023

Ms Hogan’s class and Mrs Duggan’s class visited Copper Coast Mini Farm on 15th May. Highlights included bottle-feeding lambs, hand-feeding donkeys and goats and llamas and sheep, petting rabbits and ponies – and just playing together in the fresh air and sunshine! Click on the video below to see some [...]

2nd Class 3rd Class

Library Trip – April 2023

Ms Walsh’s 2nd and 3rd class had a great trip to Ardkeen Library. The library staff were great and explained how to find particular books, Borrowbox for audio books and what other services are available in the library, like the Summer Stars reading initiative. Everyone was able to find a [...]


PicLingo Competition winner

Pictured is the Christ Church NS winner of the SETU (Waterford) PicLingo Foreign Language Art Competition along with Dr Chris Mulhall (Language Lecturer SETU (Waterford) and Competition Creator). Winners received a book voucher as a prize in a Foreign Language Learning Promotional Initiative supported by Languages Connect. This winning picture [...]

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Hallowe’en 2022

School was in festive mode in the days leading up to Hallowe’en. Take a look at our amazing decorated pumpkins. Our sincere thanks to Nore Valley Park for donating the pumpkins – the younger classes decorated them with help from the older classes, and they brightened up the school entrance [...]

Events News

Mayor’s Visit – October 2022

We were delighted to welcome the metropolitan Mayor of Waterford, Jason Murphy, to school on Tuesday 25th October. The Mayor spoke to the children, and presented the staff with a certificate to mark the hard work carried out by the school during Covid-19. This was accepted on behalf of the [...]

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Dare to Believe – Phil Healy visit

We were very excited that our school was chosen for a Team Ireland Olympic Ambassador workshop. On 30th May we welcomed Phil Healy, Ireland’s Olympic 400m Sprinter, to our school. This visit was sponsored by permanent TSB, who donated new sports equipment to our school. All children from 3rd class [...]

6th Class

6th class trip 2022

It has become tradition for 6th class to have a special trip at the end of their time in Christ Church NS. Once again, this year, this trip was to Dunmore East Adventure Centre. It is a chance to celebrate all their achievements in primary school, to build resilience by [...]


Chicks – June 2022

We have been watching and waiting for something to happen – and today it finally did! Watch the video to see the second chick hatching, much to the delight of the first chick! [...]

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