Collon National School is a Roman Catholic School established in connection with Minister of Education & Skills, which aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people. The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in god and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. Collon National School provides religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of pupils in the Catholic faith. Collon National School follows the Grow in Love education program for religious education.
We accept pupils from other faiths where it is the wish of their parents/guardians to educate their children in a Roman Catholic School.
The Sacraments of First Penance and First Holy Communion are celebrated in 2nd class in the month of May.
The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated in 5th/6th class, depending on class sizes. For the immediate future Confirmation will be held every year for 6th class only.
Prayers are said each day in class.