Bishopstown Community School

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Bishopstown Community School was established in the heart of Bishopstown in 1979. It was, and still is, the only co-ed secondary school in the Bishopstown area.

Front entrance of BCS on Westgate Road

Famous past pupils of the school include members of the pop band The Frank and Walters.

Bishopstown Community School
Pobalscoil Bhaile an Easpaig
Bishopstown, Cork
Republic of Ireland
Motto At Bishopstown Community School each individual is respected and valued for their unique qualities and abilities. Our aim is to develop the whole school community so that we may be better able to realise to the full our potential as individuals and as active members of society.
Principal John Farrell
Staff approx. 40


Bishopstown Community School offers a broad curriculum and currently

provides the following academic courses.

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • Applied Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Art
  • Materials Technology Wood
  • French
  • CSPE
  • Religion
  • SPHE
  • Geography
View from the canteen of Bishopstown Community School

Amber Flag

In 2015 Bishopstown Community School was awarded the amber flag for the work of its students and staff in promoting positive mental health. In addition to this the school has produced a number of publications in this area.

BCS Receiving the amber flag for its promotion of positive mental health


[1] Official Website