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Abbeystrewry National School is situated at Carrigfadda on the Castletownshend Road on the outskirts of Skibbereen town.
It is a medium sized school which opened on 17th September 1973 and is an amalgamation of a number of local small schools and serves the following areas, Skibbereen, Castletownshend, Baltimore, Church Cross, Caheragh, Drimoleague, Drinagh, Leap, Unionhall and Corrin.
Abbeystrewry N.S. is a co-educational school under Church of Ireland management.
The staff of Abbeystrewry; in partnership with the parents and the Board of Management, aim to create a warm , caring disciplined environment in which the children feel secure, and their self – confidence is fostered. We expect our pupils to work hard, to enjoy school life and to keep the school rules and code of conduct. We are fortunate that we have a staff of dedicated, talented and enthusiastic teachers, whose aim is always to provide a quality education for the children in their care and whose priority is the well-being , happiness and personal development of each individual pupil.
We endeavour to create a happy, safe and well-functioning environment, which promotes the dignity and individuality of every pupil, enabling them to reach their full potential.
We aim to educate the whole child in a Christian atmosphere in partnership with parents/guardians and the wider community.