CBS Primary School, Dundalk

Scoil na mBráithre, Dún Dealgan

Our Ethos

CBS Primary School, Dundalk is a Roman Catholic school (established in connection with the Minister). It aims to promote the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil’s person: 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 a belief in God and the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.


Who We Are

CBS Primary School, Dundalk is a co-educational primary school under the Catholic Bishop of Armagh’s patronage. We are situated in the heart of Dundalk town.

As a Christian Brothers’ School, we foster the ethos of Edmund Rice.  We welcome children of all faiths, at every level of ability, of any nationality or ethnic grouping, everyone is welcome at CBS Primary School, Dundalk.

High educational, developmental and pastoral standards apply in our school. We recognise the uniqueness of our pupils in a caring environment where their holistic development is nurtured. Our Admission Policy complies with the requirements of the Education Act 1998, the Equal Status Act 2000 and the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018.

In addition to providing high standards of excellence in teaching and learning, our school upholds a strong sporting tradition, Gaelic culture, and social justice ethos. CBS Primary, Dundalk is also responding to our changing world. We support the development of leadership capacity in our pupils which enables them to confidently care for the environment, look after themselves and others equally, and be inspirational citizens.

School Enrolment

CBS Primary, Dundalk is a co-educational primary school under the patronage of the Catholic Bishop of Armagh. Parents intending to enrol a child for Junior Infants should complete an enrolment application form available from the school website or the school office.  Our Admissions Policy and Annual Admissions Notice are also available to view on this website. Parents and prospective pupils will be invited to attend a school Open Day and visit our school.

“‎Pro deo et patria”