St. Catherine’s Vocational School

Mission Statement: St. Catherine’s Vocational School seeks to achieve a safe, respectful learning and working environment where we can in partnership with all realise our full potential.

St. Catherine’s Vocational School is a non-denominational, co-educational second level school located in the fishing port of Killybegs with a student enrolment of 330. The school, in addition to its normal daytime schedule, offers a full range of adult education classes and parenting programmes during the evening.

The school opened in 1987, and was extended in 2011 by two classrooms, a fitness suite and disability access was also added. In 2014 the school benefited from the addition of the autism spectrum disorder centre.  This provides first-class facilities for students, teachers and members of the wider community. The school gymnasium and all-weather synthetic playing pitch double as a community resource during the evenings and both have a full schedule of activities.

The school meets the needs of the local community through the range of programmes on offer:

Programmes available

  • Junior Certificate (JC)
  • Transition Year (TY) 
  • Leaving Certificate (LC)
  • Leaving Certification Vocational Programme (LCVP)
  • Post Leaving Certificate (PLC)

PHOTOS FROM ST. CATHERINE’S VOCATIONAL SCHOOL

Contact Details

St. Catherine’s Vocational School
Donegal Road
Killybegs
Co. Donegal
F94 A004

Tel: 074 9731491
Website: www.stcatherinesvs.com

Principal: Anne Marie Luby
Email: stcatherines@donegaletb.ie

Deputy Principal: Cathal Campbell
Email: cathalcampbell@donegaletb.ie

Administrator: Tara Rawdon
Email: tararawdon@donegaletb.ie 

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