Mission Statement

Barna National School is a co-educational, Catholic, primary school, which strives to nurture the holistic development of each individual child in a well-ordered, welcoming and secure environment.

While Barna National School is a school with a Catholic ethos, it aims to develop a respect and appreciation for other religions and cultures.

The school acknowledges its unique history and culture, and its former teachers and pupils. While remembering its unique past, we look forward to the challenges that the future may bring.

The school is a dynamic learning institution and strives to foster intellectual growth and development of both students and teachers. As the school acknowledges that parents are the primary educators of the young , the Board of Management welcomes the involvement of parents through home/school contact, and through their involvement in the Parents Association.

Barna National School, endeavors to develop self-discipline and self-esteem among pupils, who will grow up to become responsible members of society.

Barna National School strives to promote gender equality among pupils..