Situated on the north side of Bandon town, SPN is a boys school which has 8 mainstream classes as well as 4 ASD classes.

Mission Statement

Welcome to the website of Scoil Phádraig Naofa National School, Bandon, Co Cork. Our school is an all-boys primary school operating under the patronage of the Catholic bishop of the dioceses of Cork and Ross. Scoil Phádraig Naofa has been particularly successful in cultivating a welcoming, inclusive and caring atmosphere for its diverse population of boys. “Mutual respect between teacher and pupil contributes significantly to the creation of a happy and effective learning environment.” (Quoted from our ‘Whole School Evaluation’, full details of which can be found on the Department of Education’s website)

Staff

 Classes

Role/Class…………………………………… Teacher

Principal …………………………………………………………….Méabh Hennessy

Early Start……………………………………………………………Triona Martin

Junior 1……………………………………………………………… Orla Louth

Junior 2……………………………………………………………… Marie Gleeson

Junior 3………………………………………………………………  David Aherne

Junior Infants……………………………………………………. Lucy Fitzgerald
Senior Infants………………………………………………….. Sarah Leonard/Marie O’Regan
1st  Class …………………………………………………………..Richard O’Regan
2nd Class………………………………………………………….. John Nyhan
3rd Class …………………………………………………………. Karen O’Neill
4th Class………………………………………………………….. Louise Daly/Geraldine Crowley
5th Class………………………………………………………….. Séan Coughlan
6th Class………………………………………………………….. Emma Forde/John O’Callaghan

Resource Teacher……………………………………………. Brian Elphick
Resource Teacher…………………………………………….. Catherine Cullinane

Resource Teacher ……………………………………………….Claire Musgrave

Resource Teacher ………………………………………………. Brenda Nyhan

Resource Teacher ………………………………………………… Eoin Kelly

Resource Teacher ………………………………………………Amy Harrington

Resource Teacher ……………………………………………… Grace O’Mahony

Learning Support…………………………………………..  Clare O’Driscoll  (Deputy Principal)

Special Needs Assistant ………………………………… Gráinne O’Mahony
Special Needs Assistant……………………………………Sinead Keohane
Special Needs Assistant…………………………………….Catherine Quinn
Special Needs Assistant ……………………………………Lucy Mulcahy
Special Needs Assistant……………………………………..Sallyanne OHalloran
Special Needs Assistant …………………………………….Denise  Harrington

Special Needs Assistant …………………………………….. Bríd Dinan

Special Needs Assistant ……………………………………… Finola Killingbeck

Special Needs Assistant …………………………………….. Eveline Fogarty

Special Needs Assistant …………………………………… Suzanne Crowley/ Fiona Coghlan

Special Needs Assistant……………………………………… Julie Deasy

Special Needs Assistant………………………………………..Ciara Twomey

Special Needs Assistant…………………………………………Roy Lordan
Secretary………………………………………………………………Mary Fitzgerald
Caretaker……………………………………………………………… Humphrey Mulcahy


Scoil Phádraig Naofa now benefits from a Home-School-Community Liaison teacher and School Completion Programme.

School Completion Programme: Gillian Crowley
Home-School-Community Liaison Teacher: Kevin Clarke