Principals Message

Choosing a second-level school is a very important decision for any parent/guardian. With this in mind, we at Ballinode Community College have endeavoured to create a school ethos that places caring and nurturing students at the forefront of what we do. The school’s atmosphere is based around the key values of self-esteem, justice and respect for others. Our belief is that this characteristic spirit will allow our students to thrive and achieve their full potential.

Our school also places great value on a pastoral care structure that aims to ensure that all of our students are supported throughout their time in the school. Ballinode Community College is a school community in its truest sense, where all individuals can feel comfortable in their environment. The low pupil-teacher ratio ensures that students get the personalised attention in classes that allow them to prosper as learners. The school’s sports and co-curricular programmes provide an opportunity for all students to participate in events outside of the classroom, and as such, form an important part of the holistic education provided by the school. 

I would like to welcome you to Ballinode Community College, with a sense of pride in the values we represent, and confidence in the service that we provide. 

David McGuinness





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