Our School Improvment Plan 2016/2017
Building extension at Scoil Pól
Scoil Pól are delighted to announce that the Department of Education have sanctioned the building of a new Wood and Construction Studies room. This will be a state of the art facility that will allow students of Scoil Pól to continue to develop their skills both in designing and making of projects at a well established excellent standard. For more information click here...
As Principal of Scoil Pol Seconday School I wish to welcome you to our website. I hope that while visiting our website you experience the sense of achievement and togetherness that exists within our school community.
Scoil Pol is located near the foothills of the Ballyhoura Mountains, approximately twenty five minutes from Charleville and Mitchelstown and less than ten minutes from Kilmallock.
We are a co-educational school with a proud heritage of academic excellence, an ethos of inclusion and a wide range of extra-curricular activities. This is anchored by our Pastoral Care System that fosters the development of all aspects of students' lives as we join them on their educational journey.
I hope you enjoy visiting our website. Should you have any further questions, or require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.
Mike O'Hara Principal
Cuirim fáilte mhór romhaibh chuig Scoil Pól.
As Deputy Principal of Scoil Pól, it is a privilege to highlight some of the features which make our school an excellent centre of teaching and learning, characterised by a sense of community and shared vision, and a positive and engaging school experience for the emerging adults in our care. As you can see from our website our school offers a wide range of subjects and programmes.
Our teachers demonstrate daily their commitment to the achievement of academic excellence, optimising the potential of every student, including those with special educational needs. Teamwork, leadership skills, flexibility and a healthy balanced life style are promoted through participation in a wide range of extra-curricular activities. Partnership, responsibility, ownership and decision-making skills are promoted through active involvement in Student Council, Prefect System, Green Schools’ Initiative etc.
Bridget Ryan, Deputy Principal
AIB Fitness challenge
Some of our Scoil Pól pupils completed a 5k run around the beautiful Killarney park, the sun shined for us. It was overall a fantastic day. We got to meet sports stars such as Jessie Barr, Colm Cooper, Aidan O'Shea.Read more ...
Medieval Castle models
Our students had to build a model castle and do a presentation on the defensive features of the castle. The standard was superb. Here are the winners of a medieval castle model competition. Well done to all the 1c class. Keep up the good work! click read more to see the fantastic castles.Read more ...
Scoil Pól Monster Golf Classic
Scoil Pól secondary school are delighted to host a Monster Golf Classic on Friday 27th and Saturday 28th May 2016 in Ballyneety Golf Club Co. Limerick.
Team of 3 is €150
Dinner incl. and Burgers on the 9th also incl.
GUI Handicaps apply
Non-GUI: Ladies:22, Gents:18
Hole in One: Prize of Car worth €15,000 sponsored by Hinchys Garage Garryspillane.
For tee times contact Ballyneety Golf Club on 061- 351881Read more ...
What Scoil Pól Offers!
Scoil Pól provides the best of modern facilities:
Communication with Parents
Scoil Pól recognises that parents are the primary educators of their children and places great emphasis on regular communication with parents. We listen to parental concerns and work in close partnership with parents to ensure that students are cared for in a nurturing and supportive environment.
Small class sizes in Scoil Pól ensure individual attention and support excellence in teaching and learning.
"Students learn more and behave better when they receive high levels of understanding, caring and genuineness".
(Watkins and Thackery)