Blackrock College

Blackrock College




Comprehensive Academic, Extra-Curricular, Artistic and Spiritual Programme

• Excellent academic education with international university placement

• Extensive sporting facilities across 14 different sports

• Arts programme with Musicals, Concerts, Drama, Debates and Public Speaking

• 4 College Choirs and College Orchestra

• Small numbers – high quality, personalised care.

• Christian values respecting all faiths.

• World –wide alumni association

Blackrock College has been at the heart of Irish education since 1860. Today the boarding school home to circa 90 boarders with a staff student ratio of 1:6. We are a small boarding family with all the advantages of a large day -school > large subject choice, lots of extra-currricuar activities

The College, offers a 21st century environment replete with excellent accommodation, a vast array of facilities including sports hall , weights rooms, tennis courts, squash courts,  swimming pool, athletics sprint track, table-tennis centre, cricket grounds and 11 sports pitches.

Situated on a 22.6 hectare campus in the heart of a capital city, the College has access to all of the cultural, tourist, sporting and recreational activities available. Blackrock operates a seven-day flexible boarding schedule, with a monthly free week-end.

There are five strands to the experience provided in the boarding school – excellent teaching and learning, supervised and structured study time, friendships that last a lifetime, the pursuit of individual interests and faith formation.  Combined together with a culture of pursuing excellence in all areas, the College offers a superb opportunity for young people to grow into mature, caring citizens , imbued with confidence, striving to achieve personally and contributing to our world.