Castlefarm, Swords, Co. Dublin
Type of School
Number of Students
St Finian’s Community College is a modern, co-educational, multi-denominational school founded by Co Dublin Vocational Educational Committee (VEC) in 1956. A Board of Management, under the patronage of DDLETB -Dublin and Dún Laoghaire Education and Training Board, manages the school.
Parents/Guardians and teaching staff also have representation on The Board of Management.
St Finian’s Community College is a wholly inclusive school. We, with the partners in education, are committed to being a caring, learning community where each person is valued and accorded respect and dignity. The staff aims to deliver a broad diverse curriculum in a calm, disciplined and safe environment in an atmosphere where all will be encouraged to become confident responsible persons striving to reach their full potential
We are committed to providing the highest standard of education, which is suited to all the needs of our students. We acknowledge the value of ongoing whole-school development in collaboration with the VEC, the Board of Management, Staff, Parents and the community.
Junior Cycle, Transition Year and Senior Cycle
Sciences, Humanities and Art, Modern Languages, History, Design & Communication Graphics, Geography, Home Economics, Business, Applied Maths, Technology, Irish
Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities
Music / Debating / Drama
2 computer suites ( 1 for technology)
3 science laboratories and a science preparation room
1 kitchen for Home Economics
1 sewing room
1 horticultural room
2 workshops for Materials Technology (Wood)
1 music room
1 learning support room with an adjacent reading room
2 art rooms
1 career guidance library
1 design/technology room
1 full-size sports hall
A full-sized stage for school concerts, plays and productions
Boys & Girls Junior
Blue School Jumper, Grey Trousers, Blue Tartan Skirt, White Shirt.
Boys & Girls Senior
Black School Jumper, Grey Trousers, Blue Tartan Skirt, White Shirt.