About our School


Scoil na mBuachaillí

Scoil na mBuachaillí is a nineteen teacher Boys’ National School situated in Clonakilty with over 290 pupils. The staff comprises of 11 classroom teachers, seven support teachers, seven Special Needs Asssitants, Caretaker, Secretary and principal.

We are also fortunate to share the services of another Resource Teacher, a part-time Resource teacher..

We have a full time secretary and a caretaker.

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, have moved into their new building in O’Rahilly Street in March 2000. Scoil na mBuachaillí has a very active, committed and supportive Parents’ Association. New members are always welcome.


What can we offer your child

A very committed, talented and hard working staff. A friendly and supportive atmosphere. 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 kept 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. A Positive and Consistent Attitude to Discipline: A Code of Discipline has been drawn up which has Self-Discipline as its primary objective. High level of student involvement: e.g. refereeing matches, litter wardens, Road Safety Wardens, DIY, recycling etc.


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