In the last decade the school has been evaluated externally during two whole school evaluations carried out by the Department of Education and Skills. Our most recent whole-school evaluation focused on management, leadership and learning. It was conducted in February 2016.
A summary of the findings reported by the inspectors following evaluation in 2016 is as follows:
very effective management and leadership of learning
principal and deputy principal
demonstrate a deep commitment and loyalty to the school
parents, teachers and students are very positive in their views of the school
a positive and caring learning community
curriculum is broad and balanced as befits a comprehensive school
quality of teaching and learning was very good
wide range of extracurricular activities provided
school facilities are of a very high quality
student achievement in the certificate examinations is strong
high level of engagement with the school self-evaluation (SSE) process
The full reports of the whole-school evaluations (in the areas of management, leadership and learning) conducted in 2010 and 2016 are available by clicking on the links below.