About our School
Scoil na mBuachaillí
Scoil na mBuachaillí is a 19-teacher school with more than 255 students situated in the heart of Clonakilty on the Wild Atlantic Way.
Our staff comprises 10 classroom teachers, 2 Special Class teachers, 6 Support Teachers, 6 Special Needs Assistants, Principal, Secretary and Caretaker.
What can we offer your child?
A very committed, talented and hard working staff.A friendly and supportive atmosphere.
A wide range of extra-curricular activities including Surfing and Kayaking at nearby Inchdyoney Beach, Debating, Athletics, Gardening, Music, Sound Engineering, Lighting Engineering, Chess and baking. Our many Sports programmes include GAA – Football and Hurling, Soccer, Orienteering, Basketball, Rugby, Swimming etc.
Teamwork: the staff plan and review together curricular and organisational areas regularly to ensure the highest standard of education for your child.Informal Open Door Policy: Parents are regularly informed on what is happening in the school. A bulletin (called Links) is circulated regularly and relevant policy documents are sent to all the parents in the school e.g. Code of Discipline, Anti Bullying Policy, Homework Policy, Healthy Lunch Policy, Mission Statement, Safety Statement, Acceptable Use Policy, Substance Use Policy, RSE Policy, SPHE Policy etc.
Discipline and Anti Bullying: A Code of Discipline whose primary objective is the development of self-discipline in our students is implemented in our school. An effective Anti- Bullying Policy is in place.
High level of student involvement: Students participate routinely in the day-to- day running of the school: e.g. refereeing matches, acting as Litter Wardens, Road Safety Wardens, carrying out DIY work, working in the school garden and helping out with recycling etc.
Scoil na mBuachaillí has a very active, committed and supportive Parents’ Association. New members are always welcome.
Our Proud History
Scoil na mBuachaillí was formed when Clonakilty Boys Senior School amalgamated with St. Joseph’s Boys Infant School in September 1995. The schools which have a long and proud tradition in educating boys in the Clonakilty area, moved into their new building in O’Rahilly Street in March 2000.
|Address: Scoil na mBuachaillí, O’Rahilly Street, Clonakilty, Co. Cork P85 X788|
Roll number: 20022V
Telephone number: 023 8834487
Chairperson of the Board of Management: Noreen Minihane
Principal: Barth Harrington
Deputy Principal: Regina Fitzmaurice
School Secretary: Noreen Collins