Notice Board

Enrolment for September 2021

Enrolments for 2021/22 are opening on November 2nd 2020.  Please email for an enrolment pack. Click here for our Admissions Notice 2021/22



Dates for the Diary

October 20th – School photographer

October 23rd – Trick ‘r Treat for Temple Street



Welcome to River Valley
Community National School!

Welcome to River Valley Community National School! We opened in September 2019 under the patronage of Dublin and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board (DDLTB) as a Community National School.

As Principal of River Valley Community School, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our school website. I hope our website will provide useful and current information for both current and prospective students and their families, for our school staff and the wider River Valley and Swords community.

River Valley CNS is dedicated to the holistic development of every child through the use of high quality, future-focused teaching and learning approaches which strive to develop each individual’s academic, social, moral, emotional, spiritual and creative capabilities.  We are committed to the core values of respect, inclusion, equality and fairness, where diversity of belief, language, cultures, traditions and views are not only acknowledged but celebrated.  

Our school motto is “partners in learning.” A core value of River Valley CNS is partnership, where staff, parents and members of the wider community work together to enable all of our students reach their full potential in an educational environment which is welcoming, child-centred, stimulating, future-focused, wholly inclusive and reflective of a diverse 21st century Ireland.  

Anne McArdle, Principal

Rivervalley CNS Address:

River Valley Community National School

85-87 Main Street,
Swords, Co Dublin

Contact us

Tel: 085 8705523


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