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Corran College

Corran College was a second level school owned by Sligo V.E.C. It is one of post primary schools situated in the town of Ballymote, in south Sligo under the shadow of Keash Hill.
Ballymote dates back to the 1300ís and according to the 2016 census now has a population of 1549 people.

The school was established in 1934 under VEC Act of 1930 with an enrolment of 35. It was one of seven VEC schools in the county. It offered Group Cert & Intermediate Cert as well as a Secretarial class. In 1938 a Woodwork room was added and in 1959 an Engineering room was added. Many of the trades were taught there.

Leaving Certificate was introduced in the late sixties and a broad curriculum was provided. Due to increased enrolment a new extension of six classrooms and a hall was added in 1988. The school then became known as Corran College since it was situated In the Barony of Corran. In 1996 Leaving Certificate Applied programme was introduced and PLC courses were added.
Corran College had a long tradition of providing a wide variety of Adult Education evening courses from Yoga to Cookery. Computers skills to Childcare.

Today, Corran College is a co-educational, non-denominational school under the patronage of Mayo Sligo Leitrim Education and Training Board.It is a vibrant, dynamic and caring school that is committed to the provision of an education service of the highest quality.The welcoming and friendly ethos in the school creates a sense of community among staff and students and hence provides a safe, caring, learning environment in which all students can achieve their full potential.
The child centred and inclusive approach to education in Corran College challenges all levels of ability; we cater for the high achievers as well as those in need of extra learning support.Corran College fosters a spirit of partnership in education between students, parents and teachers to ensure that we meet the ever changing needs of the students and the wider community.
We are proud of our modern, well equipped, innovative school.A highly skilled and committed staff offer students their expertise in their respective subject areas and facilitate a range of extracurricular activities.

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