Category: Academic


Foster a Love of Reading – Survey

During the year all First and Second Year students carried a “reading book” with them in their bag for the “Drop and Read” classes as well as for unexpected free periods. In order to evaluate the success of this activity and the reading patterns of students, we would like all First and Second Year students …

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Junior Cert – Other Areas of Learning (OAL)

Junior Cycle Profile of Achievements – Other Area’s of Learning 2019/20 Students have many opportunities to engage with a range of other learning experiences in their junior cycle programme. These play a critical role in ensuring that students are provided with a broad and balanced educational experience, as envisaged through the Framework for Junior Cycle. …

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Transition Year Applications

Students applying for Transition Year must download and complete the Application Form below, making sure to fill in all sections. It is important that you think about what you want to achieve in Transition Year and that you set goals for yourself in order to make the most of the year. When complete, the form …

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Careers Fair

Below are links to information regarding the Careers Fair in GMIT, Castlebar on Saturday next,12th January 2019, from 11 am to 3 pm. Careers Fair Timetable

Student Reports

Parents now have access to VSware, which contains up-to-date information regarding your son/daughter’s progress in school.  You can access both  behaviour and term reports.  You should have received a text message with a username and password for each child attending our school.  Please write these down in a safe place for your own records.  If …

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Back to School

Hi all, We hope you had an enjoyable summer break and that you got a chance to enjoy the good weather. We begin welcoming our students back from Tuesday the 28th with our first year induction days. I have attached the full schedule of dates and back to school information together with an outline of …

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Careers Information

Dear Parent, Thank you for your attendance and attention at our Senior Options evening, please see link to the Qualifax website as promised. When you get into the site,  click into the following links to help you make more informed subject choices: Students/Subject Choice/Subject Requirements Module/Leaving Cert Subjects Best regards, William Culkeen  


Attached find the Timetable for the Junior and Leaving Cert Examination beginning Wednesday the 8th June. Just click on the link below. Junior Cert Examination Timetable 2016 Leaving Cert Examination Timetable 2016


Students in Ballinrobe Community School are registered to use STUDY CLIX. This is an extremely useful study aid is is highly recommended for students. The following document gives instructions on how to logon to study clix. Student Access Instructions Ballinrobe Community School

Fantastic Leaving Cert results

Ballinrobe Community School are delighted with the Leaving Cert results this year, with students at all levels achieving results which were in many instances above their expectations. One student achieved seven “A” s, (595 points)  while eight students achieved in excess of 500 points. Pictured are seven of the eight students who achieved in excess of 500 …

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