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St. John Bosco CC

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Kildysart Community College



Our core aim is the provision of an educational experience that is life enchancing for all, both teacher and pupil: a school that together with the home provides a happy environment where the Christian spirit is nurtured: the dignity of the individual is cherished; where diligence, courtesy, participation and respect are fostered and the code of discipline is implemented for the good of the individual.



  1. Department of Education & Science Junior Certificate which is taken after 3 years.
  2. The Leaving Certificate of the Department of Education & Science.
  3. Post Leaving Cert FETAC Level 5 in Business Studies/Accounts & Computer Applications

A Comprehensive range of subjects is offered in a caring atmosphere, by an experienced staff. This college is situated in a quiet, rural setting.


Curriculum Core Subjects

Religious education
Physical education
Social, personal, health education
Civic, social & political education


Optional subjects

Art, craft, design
French, German, woodwork
Technical graphics, metalwork,
Agricultural Sciences
Home economics


Post Leaving Cert Programme-FETAC LEVEL 5

  • Accounting-Manual & Computerised
  • Business Administration
  • Work Experience
  • Communications
  • Word Processing
  • Text Production
  • Safety & Health at work
  • Text Production

Some points on the Adult Education/Post Leaving cert course

  1. The course can act as an ideal transition year between the Leaving Certificate and entry to Third Level Education.
  2. With proper application and aptitude it is possible to have all examinations completed by early May.
  3. Certificates gained from the course make a very impressive addition to a CV.
  4. The school has been particularly successful over the years in placing students in the Civil Service. If you have completed the course you are in a perfect position to apply whenever the examination is next advertised.



A book rental scheme operates for the first three years. Cost €150 in total.


Extra-curricular activities

The facilities of this new college include a modern sports hall, playing fields and hard court surfaces. At present students are involved in gaelic football, hurling, ladies' football, basketball, volleyball and rugby.


Other activities are:



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We are located in south-west Clare in the village of Kildysart on the banks of the river Shannon.

  • Kilrush is 18 miles
  • Ennis is 15 miles
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