Gerald Griffin St. Cork



 North Presentation Primary School 

The school of many welcomes!



We are so excited to welcome all of our fabulous pupils back to school this Friday 28th August.

The staff  have worked so hard over the summer to be sure the school is ready for everyone’s safe return but we will all need to work together now to make this a success.

Be kind                                   Be patient                     Be courteous

Be Safe

Teach your child correct handwashing procedures

Teach your child correct cough and sneeze etiquette

Do not send your child to school unwell

Always be contactable by phone

Collect your child immediately if the school contact you to say they are unwell




Our school is situated in the historic centre of Cork City under the Shandon Bells and a stone’s throw from the Cork Butter Market.

North Pres. has a long and proud history of education on the northside of Cork city. Our aim is to combine the best traditions of the Presentation ethos with modern teaching aids and ideas so that our pupils can look forward to the future with confidence and skills.


North Presentation Primary School caters for boys from Junior Infants ( 4/5 years ) to 1st class ( 6/7 years) and for girls from Junior Infants ( 4/5 years) to 6th class ( 12/13 years).

We have an Early Start Pre-School catering for girls and boys aged 3 to 4 years.

  • Our school is a Catholic school founded by the Presentation Order. We also welcome and cater for children from all other religions.
  • North Pres. School is a diverse community with pupils from more than 40  Ethnicities. We encourage respect and inclusivity.
  • We see parents as the primary educators and value their contribution to our school through our active Parents’ Association and our Home-School-Community Links Programme.

School Policies and Plans are available to parents from the Principal’s Office and are available to download and view from the Policies Page (see link on the right hand bar).