Scoil Iósaf Naofa, Ballintemple is a co-educational, Catholic, primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure environment where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and developed.
The care of each child is of paramount importance. We aim to help the children to develop their holistic potential by providing opportunities for creative, sporting and academic development.
The management, staff, parents and pupils endeavour to make this school a welcoming place which celebrates difference, tolerance and respect for others.
Scoil Iósaf Naofa is a co-educational school with a current enrolment of 236 children. The staff comprises of eight mainstream class teachers, four special education teachers, two Special Needs Assistants, a secretary and an administrative Principal. The school is situated on a split site – the main school is situated on Crab Lane while the Infant Classes are situated on the Boreenmanna Road.
The school is state funded and run by a Board of Management, under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross. While the ethos of the school is Catholic, children of other faiths and of none are welcome and all are cherished equally.