Extracurricular Activities

CREATIVE KIDS AFTER SCHOOL: Creative Kids After School runs a breakfast club and full afterschool care service at our school. Contact Gemma Holland of Creative Kids at (089) 4003216 or Creativekids.kns@gmail.com.

MUSIC TUITION: Our school has a partnership with the GRETB School of Music which offers lessons in the school building at a greatly reduced rate. We hold registrations at school before every term and will inform parents ahead of time. Strings, piano, junior guitar and wind instrument (flute, clarinet, etc.) lessons are available. Áine Kelly, string and piano tutor, can be contacted at (086) 3415282.

INSTRUMENT RENTAL AVAILABLE: The school has a store of wind and string instruments, purchased by our Parents’ Association, which can be rented for just €30 per school year. Email info@knocknacarrans.ie.


ATHLETICS: Múinteoirí Niamh, Elaine and Gary hold Athletics training sessions on Monday afternoons at the Westside running track for Second to Sixth Class students. 

OLYMPIC HANDBALL: Múinteoir Aedín and Múinteoir Conor coach senior class children every Monday after school.

AFTERSCHOOL CHOIR: Singing coach Lisa Seary teaches singing to Third to Sixth Class children every Monday from 2:20 to 3:20 pm.

DRUMS: Terry Cooke teaches drumming. Contact Terry at (087) 9061145.
MAGIC PENCIL: Samir Sultanov will teach six weeks of drawing classes after school on Tuesdays starting on Jan. 22. Contact Samir at (087) 7774834 or sam_smith19@hotmail.com.

YOGA 4 KIDS: Fiona Brown leads yoga on Wednesdays, with a 1:20 session for Junior and Senior Infants and a 2:20 session for older children. Contact Fiona at (087) 068 4056.
WEST COAST GUITAR: Richie Byrne teaches guitar to Third to Sixth Class children. Contact Richie at (087) 7909220.

PERFORMING ARTS SCHOOL OF GALWAY holds classes in the school hall on Wednesdays from 3:30 to 5:30 pm.

SCHOOL ORCHESTRA: Our orchestra rehearses each Thursday with Áine Kelly. They perform a Christmas concert and an end-of-school-year concert.

FOOTBALL FOR FOURTH TO SIXTH CLASS: Múinteoirí Gary, Iona and Cillín coach Football after school each Thursday from 2:20 to 3:20 pm.




Athletics – Community Games winners

Well done to our athletes who won lots of medals at Community Games. Liam Murphy came 2nd in the 100m and 80m sprint- Under 14 Emma Dillion - 1st in the 200m, 2nd in the 100m and 60m- U 10 Leon Coll - 1st in the 100m and 3rd in the 200m- U 10 Liam Duggan - 3rd in the...

Cross Country 19th September 2017

We are so proud of all our athletes at KNS especially our five medal winners at Cross Country today. We wish them all the best  next Tuesday 26th for the next round.  See you at training on Wednesday at 2.45 in Westside.  #offyourseatandonyourfeet 

City Sports

Well done to all who participated in City Sports! Kate and Liam got to the sprint finals and just missed out on medals. U9 boys came 4th in the relay final. They were so close. Keep up the training over the summer! Our U -11 relay winners celebrating below!