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Corran College is a second level school owned by Co Sligo V.E.C.. It is a Co-educational school. The school is situated in the town of Ballymote in south Sligo under the shadow of Keash Hill.

Ballymote dates back to the 1300's and now has a population of 1400 people.
The school was established in 1934 under the VEC act of 1930 with an enrolment of 35. It is 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. In 1959 an Engineering room was added. Many of the trades were taught there.

Leaving Cert was introduced in the late sixties and a broad curriculum was provided.
Due to the increase in enrolment a new extension of 6 classrooms & a hall was added in 1988. The school then became known as Corran College since it is situated in the Barony of Corran. In 1996 Leaving Cert Applied programme was introduced & PLC courses were added.
Corran College has a long tradition of providing a wide variety of Adult Education evening courses ranging from Yoga to Cookery, Computer skills to Childcare.

The school currently has an enrolment of 141. The school is one of two Second level schools in the town.

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