One class had to be accommodated elsewhere during the year.
The Department of Education is approving funding for a €2 million extension to a Laois primary school.
Three new classrooms, two of which catering for special needs students will be built at Tobar an Léinn in Raheen.
The application process has been ongoing for 14 months, with one class spending time in temporary accommodation this year.
School principal Niamh Campion says it's a great start to the new year for everyone involved: