St Patrick’s Academy draws its pupils from a wide catchment area. Many pupils, therefore, travel to school each day by bus. Currently pupils travel from as far away as Carrickmore, Pomeroy, Lurgan, Armagh, Cookstown and Moortown.
Our school boasts state-of-the-art facilities that provide students with the resources they need to succeed. Our classrooms are equipped with the latest technology and our library is a hub of knowledge and research. We also have a spacious gymnasium, a swimming pool, and a well-maintained sports field for physical education and extracurricular activities. In addition, our school offers a variety of clubs and organizations to foster student's interests and talents. We are dedicated to providing a safe and comfortable environment for our students to learn, grow and thrive.
As a school student, the subjects you choose for your GCSE and A-level exams will have a big impact on your future career path. If you're wondering which subjects to pick, consider choosing ones that truly interest and excite you. Our experienced teachers and engaging curriculum will help you succeed and excel in your studies. Don't miss out on this opportunity to set yourself up for success.
Our school offers a variety of activities outside of the classroom such as sports, clubs & societies, student council, music & drama. With modern sports facilities, a diverse range of athletic programs, student-led clubs & societies, and opportunities for leadership and creative expression, our students have the chance to develop their interests and talents beyond the classroom.
Our ICT class provides students with a comprehensive introduction to the world of technology. Through hands-on experience and interactive lessons, students learn to use a variety of software and hardware tools to create, communicate, and problem-solve in the digital world. Students will also learn about internet safety and digital citizenship. With our ICT class, students will be well-prepared to succeed in a technology-driven world.
As a Catholic school, our aim is that the pupils in our care are nurtured in ‘a lived and living’ faith. We endeavour to provide spiritual nourishment which is meaningful and enhancing in the face of ever-increasing materialism and the erosion of traditional values.
We believe that it takes more than good grades to achieve success in life and we believe that through our tailored careers programme, we can help students develop the knowledge, skills, qualities and attitudes that will give them a strong foundation for lifelong learning and work in a rapidly changing economic environment.
We are offering an opportunity for teacher-led and independent revision sessions in core skill areas in English, Maths and Science to enable your child to be successful in a re-sit examination on Thursday 22nd/Friday 23rd June; successful completion of this will inform the need for placement on the Summer Improvement Programme.
To prepare for a school exam, students should gather their study materials, review actively, take breaks, and try to stay calm. Exams can be stressful, but they are just one aspect of a student's overall performance in school.