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About Our School


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About Our School


Our Mission...

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To create an inclusive, safe, caring and happy environment open to the wonder of learning.

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To facilitate the personal, social, spiritual, intellectual, emotional and physical development of each student in reaching their full potential.

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To nurture the self-belief of each student.

 
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To develop our school as a community of learners.

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To nurture active partnership between parents/guardians, students, staff and the wider community.

 
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Our team


Our team


A team dedicated to excellence in education

 
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The needs of each individual student are of paramount importance to the school and our team. Each member of staff strives to ensure that each student is cherished and their contribution to the life of the school is valued. 

 

 
 

The following structures are designed to assist in making real these principles:

 

Leadership

Principal: Mr. Anton O'Mahony

Vice-Principals: Mr Diarmuid O Donnobhain and Mr Tom Foley


Guidance

The Guidance Counsellors work with all year groups assisting with subject choices, college applications, career options and personal counselling when necessary


Year Head

The Year Head oversees the welfare of a year group so that both learning and personal development are supported. The Year Head is responsible for the spirit, organisation, behaviour and progress of the year group andeach individual student within it.


Chaplaincy

The Chaplain accompanies students on their journey through the school offering spiritual guidance and assistance.


Special Educational Needs/ Learning Support

The staff of Skibbereen Community School work as a team to ensure that each student is given the opportunity to achieve their potential. The school has a very active learning support department who support the classroom teachers in their work. This department assists students ranging from those with specific learning difficulties right through to those who may be challenged by a particular area in any of the subjects offered.

Facilities


Facilities


State of the Art Spaces to Explore the Wonders of Learning

 

 

The Numbers:

 

10'800

Square metres

26

Classrooms

20

Acres

 

Facilities:

26 General Classrooms, 2 Woodwork/Construction rooms, 2 Metalwork/Engineering rooms, 2 Technical Drawing/DCG Rooms, Lecture theatre, Religion and mediation area, 2 Arts Craft and design room, 2 Home Economics rooms, 5 Science Laboratories, 2 fully equipped Computer Laboratories, Library, Canteen/Performance area, PE Hall, Special Needs Suite, Music Room, Full size pitch, 5 Outdoor ball courts

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Extra Curricular


Extra Curricular


A wealth of activities to complement our extensive curriculum

From chess club, book club and debating to homework club and musical, there is a vast array of extra curricular activities on offer at SCS to complement our extensive curriculum. Explore what's on offer and get involved...

THERE IS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE...

Discover the extensive choice of what's on offer in our extra curricular section using the link below:

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Sports


Sports


An integral part of our extra curricular school life

At Skibbereen Community School, we offer an exceptional choice of sporting activities, together with world-class facilities as well as proximity to natural resources that enable us to facilitate sports such as rowing, sailing, equestrian and golf. 

There is something for everyone...

Discover the extensive choice of what's on offer in our Sports Section using the link below:

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Skibbereen Community School...


Skibbereen Community School...


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...we teach you what you want to learn.


...we teach you what you want to learn.