At First Glance
Abbey Community College is a co-educational secondary school lying on the border of counties Kilkenny and Waterford. It was established in the year 2000 by County Kilkenny VEC and is under the joint trusteeship of Kilkenny/Carlow ETB and the Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Mary Ferrybank. It currently has an enrolment of 789 students and aims to provide each student with a learning environment in which they can achieve the highest academic standards, personal growth and social fulfillment. It has proudly taken as its motto on its tenth anniversary "Together Towards Excellence"
Exciting Times as Construction Begins on New Extension
During the Easter holidays, work began on an entire new building extension for Abbey Community College. The new structure to be completed by summer 2016 will include:
|New Student Canteen/General Purpose Area||3 New Science Labs|
|New Engineering Room||New Woodwork/Construction Room|
|12 New General Classrooms||New Special needs Unit and Sensory Garden|
|New Learning Support Suite||Office for 2nd Deputy Principal|
Additionally there will be further work in the existing school building to extend the Staff Room to double the size and to refurbish the existing General Purpose Area to become a new Glassed in Library.