About Cashel Community School

Why Choose Cashel Community School? 

  • High standards of excellence in both academic and extra curricular fields.
  • Boys and girls working together in the classroom helps develop confidence in students so that they feel comfortable sharing their ideas and opinions in any situation and excel in University and beyond as leaders.
  • We believe that every child matters as an individual and we place great emphasis on pastoral care.
  • Each class has its own class tutor whose responsibilities include monitoring the progress and welfare of each student.
  • Sixth Year links programme helps First Year students to adjust to second level education.
  • Book Rental Scheme.
  • Maximum 24 students per class in First Year.
  • We provide an opportunity for First Year students to experience a whole range of Junior Cycle subjects so that informed subject choices can be made for Second Year on the basis of experience.
  • Optional evening study.
  • School Awards Ceremony to celebrate the achievements of all students.
  • Two full time Career Guidance Counsellors provide individual and group advice on subject choice, further education, training and careers.
  • The school has a full time chaplain and a team of Religious Education teachers who combine with management and staff to create a caring environment with strong Christian values.
  • Hot Food available at lunchtime.


Whole School Evaluation
A whole-school evaluation of Cashel Community School was undertaken in November 2008.
Full report available on: www.education.ie

Some observations from the report:

•The school's mission statement is strongly reflected in the manner in which the school caters for the needs of its students.
•The promotion of the physical, creative and academic development of students through the curriculum, the host of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities which form part of school life and the good relationships between staff and students were clear during the Whole-School Evaluation.
•Within Cashel Community School a strong sense of community and care for students is actively pursued by senior management and staff.
•The good relationship between teachers and students was frequently noted with a good atmosphere evident in classrooms.