Welcome to Midleton College
A Tradition of Excellence: At Midleton College, we’re committed to providing a top-tier education and inspiring our students to strive for excellence, no matter their academic background. With a Church of Ireland ethos, our co-educational day and boarding school in East Cork offers a welcoming, multi-cultural environment.
Our Community: We celebrate the intrinsic value of every individual, embracing diversity and fostering an open, tolerant community where faith and education intertwine. Our faculty and staff are dedicated to nurturing the unique potential of each student.
Academic Program: Our approach is tailored to meet the needs of each student:
Junior Cycle (Forms 1-3): Filtered mixed-ability classes with sizes of 25 or fewer.
Senior Cycle (Forms 4-6):
Transition Year (Form 4): A mandatory enriching year that includes work experience and outdoor pursuits.
Leaving Certificate (Forms 5-6): Banded/mixed ability classes with sizes of 20 or fewer. Preparation for the Leaving Certificate with an option of 23 subjects, including unique offerings like Politics & Society, Design & Communication Graphics, Computers, and Physical Education.
Inclusion: We proudly accept students without entrance examinations and welcome those with Special Educational Needs. Over 90% of our graduates proceed directly to Third Level education, ready to make significant contributions to the world.
Extracurricular Activities: Our dynamic Extra-Curricular Activities (ECA) program is integral to our educational philosophy. Led by our experienced staff, with external expertise as needed, this program aims to inspire personal growth.
Boarding Life: Boarding is more than a convenience; it’s a cherished part of the Midleton experience. Friendships forged here often become lifelong bonds, and our teachers provide nurturing pastoral care.
Student Wellbeing: We prioritize our students’ mental and emotional well-being. A team of full-time guidance counselors, nurses, and support staff work to create a secure, family-oriented environment.
Partnerships and Governance: Our inclusive approach extends to collaboration with our community. Our Board of Management, Parent-Teacher Association, Student Council, and Past Pupil Association actively contribute to the continual improvement of Midleton College.
Join Us: Midleton College is more than a school; it’s a community where students are guided, inspired, and empowered. We are proud of every student who completes their journey with us, confident and ready to embrace the future. We invite you to explore Midleton College and discover the opportunities awaiting your child.