Bishopstown Community School

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Bishopstown Community School
Pobalscoil Bhaile an Easpaig
BCS Front Entrance.jpg
Front entrance of BCS on Westgate Road
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
Established 1979
Principal John Farrell
Staff approx. 40

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

Past pupils of the school include members of the band The Frank and Walters.

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

Bishopstown Community School's curriculum provides academic courses in:

  • Irish
  • English
  • Maths
  • Applied Maths
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Engineering
  • Music
  • Art
  • Materials Technology Wood
  • French
  • CSPE
  • Religion
  • SPHE
  • Geography

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 51°53′03″N 8°31′34″W / 51.8842°N 8.526°W / 51.8842; -8.526