A chairde,

Blakestown Community School is delighted to open enrolments for students currently in 6th class in your primary school. 

Enrolments can be made online by clicking here.

Blakestown Community School is a community-based, progressive, co-educational & student-centred school in the heart of Dublin 15. We are committed to developing our school community by fostering academic and personal development in an inclusive and caring environment through enhancing the quality of learning for all our students. 

Why come to Blakestown Community School?
Blakestown CS offers all students:

  • a new Principal and Deputy Principal, with a clear vision and strategy for success
  • the best LC results in 20 years
  • increasing enrolment numbers – we are a school on the up
  • massive financial investment in school facilities
  • a long-standing tradition and culture of success, achievement and excellence in the academic, sporting, artistic and scientific fields
  • high expectations of students in all they do, be it academic, sporting or cultural
  • a wide-ranging curriculum
  • a vibrant, enthusiastic and dedicated teaching staff who are committed to helping students achieve their potential
  • a welcoming and friendly environment for pupils
  • a strong sense of community within the school
  • excellent care and support systems
  • free school meals (free hot breakfast and small break; lunch for €2)
  • a wide range of extra-curricular activities
  • excellent facilities including computer suites, science labs, a demonstration/lecture room, modern and well-equipped practical rooms, home economics rooms, art rooms, computers & data projectors in every classroom, an equipped gym, an astroturf pitch and a full-sized sports hall
  • ample outside space (2.5 acres) in a green and peaceful setting
  • our past pupils have become successful in all the professions including medical, legal, business, journalism, education, engineering, art, drama and many others.

What the Department of Education & Skills says about us:

  • “The senior management team is dedicated, hardworking, collaborates very well and has a clear vision for the school.”
  • “The staff of the school is dedicated, caring and committed.”
  • “The school is highly proactive in promoting students’ wellbeing; a broad range of whole school initiatives are in place”

David McGuinness, our new Deputy Principal, and I would love to call out to your school, or organise a Zoom chat with pupils in 4th, 5th and 6th class before the end of November. If this is something you could facilitate, we would be delighted to do so.

We would also be very thankful if the above email and link could be forwarded on to all of your parents.

We are in the process of putting together a promotional video and will send that to you as soon as it’s completed for release.

Don’t hesitate to contact me at any time. 

Kind regards,

Frank Milling



Pobalscoil Éanna

Blakestown Community School

Ascaill Mhóinteán na gCaorach  |  Baile Átha Cliath 15  |  D15 F978

Sheepmoor Avenue  |  Dublin 15  |  D15 F978

BCS Admissions Notice (3) BCS Admissions Policy 2020 (1) BCS School Prospectus (2020-2021)

BCS Admissions Policy 2020 (1) BCS School Prospectus (2020-2021)




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