General Information and Policies

School day begins

9.00 am unless children are attending Breakfast Club which starts at 8.00 am. Last orders for breakfast are at 8.45 am.

Morning Break

It is the school's policy to encourage the children to eat healthily and lead a healthy life style. The children are asked to bring a healthy break to school. Such breaks include milk, water, fruit, vegetables and bread based products with no jam.

Lunch Break

Lunch menus are sent out regularly with plenty of choice available. Alternatively children may bring a packed lunch to eat. Children who wish to go home for lunch must have parental permission in writing.

School day ends

For those not attending after school clubs:

2.00 pm

Years 1 & 2

Year 3 on Monday & Friday

3.00 pm

Year 3 on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday

Years 4, 5, 6 & 7

School Crossing Patrol at back gate: 8.30am 2.00pm 3.00pm

Back gate opens at 8.30am - 9.05am and again from 2pm - 3.10pm.


Regular and punctual attendance is a priority for all pupils. A written note from parents is required if your child is absent from school or needs to be collected early. Parents and children are referred to the Educational Welfare Officer (EWO) when required, in line with our attendance policy.

School Uniform


Black shoes (plain black trainers with black soles are acceptable), navy cardigan/jumper, navy pinafore/skirt, white blouse, school tie or blue gingham dress in summer term, white socks or navy tights.


Black shoes (plain black trainers with black soles are acceptable), navy jumper, grey trousers, white shirt and school tie, dark socks.

Many children prefer to wear school sweatshirts and white polo shirts. Waterproof coats can also be worn by boys or girls.

P.E. Kit

All children should wear soft soled, non-marking footwear when doing P.E. from Year 3 upwards, pupils should bring shorts and a T-shirt to change into for P.E.

Local suppliers

S & T Moore, Heart & Home. The school appreciates the support of the parents in the wearing of uniform which helps the child identify with the school. Children will be encouraged by the school to do so. Items of clothing should be clearly labelled to avoid any confusion of ownership.

School Minibus

Our minibus collects children from their front door and brings them to school in the morning. It drives them home from school in the afternoons.

So let us make life easy for you.

If your child needs a lift to and from school please contact the school to find out how we can help you.

Telephone 028 7034 2483

Anti Bullying Policy

Anti Bullying Policy Aug 2021 with appendices.pdf

Child Protection and Safe Guarding Policy

CP and SG Sept 2020.pdf

GDPR - General Data Protection Regulation

The rules around data protection are changing. This is to make sure sensitive or private information about yourselves and your children stays safe. We have updated our privacy notice which can be found below.

KPS Privacy notice, pupils and parents.pdf

We have the best interests of the children and their families at the centre of all we do. Please speak to us as soon as possible if you have a concern. If concerns are dealt with at an early stage, then they are more likely to be resolved and there is no unnecessary dissatisfaction. Many issues can be addressed simply by talking to the relevant staff in school who will be happy to help. Open communication and regular engagement between school staff and the wide range of users is vital to the effective management of the school.

Complaints Procedure.pdf

Killowen Primary School, Shuttlehill, Coleraine, Co. Londonderry

Northern Ireland, BT51 3BZ

Telephone: 028 7034 2483 Email: Contact Form