Testimonials from Parents

Testimonials from our Parents

  • “We are delighted with Darrara National School. Our daughter has made a seamless transition from the Kindergarten…There is so much outdoor space- a huge pitch, climbing frame with slide. We are pleased with her progress both academically and socially.”
  • “Great school, have three children going there and all very happy and learning loads.”
  • “As a parent of two past pupils, a solid foundation was set in Darrara NS, safe to say you won’t go wrong here.”


  • 5 Green Flags
  • Water Safety Flag
  • Active Flag
  • Junior Entrepreneur participants
  • Primary Science Fair
  • Outstanding Sciath na Scol (GAA), Rugby and Cork City Sports record, both boys and girls.
  • Credit Union Quiz competitors.
  • Various prize winners in art competitions.

Extra-Curricular Activities

  • Swimming-8 weeks each year for 1st– 6th
  • Competes in debating.
  • School tours and trips.
  • Involvement in local community projects.
  • Irish Dancing/Zumba in rotation.
  • Piano and guitar lessons available.
  • Christmas concerts/carol singing.