Principal’s Welcome

We are delighted that you are considering enrolling your child in Castleisland Community College. We are a post-primary school under the governing body of Kerry Education and Training Board which has multi-educational and multi-belief ethos.

This website, together with our open day and evening, serves to explain to students and their parents the day-to-day functioning and management of our school and the vast array of facilities, activities and broad curriculum that we offer.

Our aim at Castleisland Community College is to create a school where each person is respected, valued and supported. Castleisland Community College has a caring, committed and highly educated staff. We place a huge emphasis on high academic standards for pupils. In addition we are extremely conscious of providing a holistic education for all students. As a school we are constantly striving for improvements in all aspects of school life. We pride ourselves on our innovative approaches to teaching and learning while adapting our methodologies to suit all students. We endeavour to work in partnership with all members of the school community, parents, teachers, students and the Board of Management.

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The school aims to provide a respect within the community for all types of learning and personal achievement. We are committed to developing in our students, the necessary skills, to become responsible citizens in a participative and pluralist society. This acts as a constant reminder of the important principles under which Castleisland Community College operates.


We hope you enjoy our college experience.

Carmel Kelly