Welcome To Crana College Online
A Brief History
Crana College, a co-educational, interdenominational
Vocational School under the aegis of
Co. Donegal Vocational Educational Committee (VEC), is situated in the town
of Buncrana, a short distance from the border with Co. Derry. First established
as a vocational school in 1925 Crana College has since evolved and developed
into a second level school which offers a wide range of courses, programmes
and subjects to all levels.
Throughout its history Crana College has been renowned for the quality of
education provided to its students and has played an important role in the
life of the people of South and West Inishowen.
In recent years Crana College is seen by the community as a provider of top
grade education, catering for the needs of its comprehensive intake, achieving
very high academic standards and providing opportunities for third level education.
There has been a steady increase in enrolment over recent years and the number
of students attending Crana College in September 2011 is 540.
Students come from approximately twelve feeder schools in the town and surrounding
extensive and varied curriculum on offer to pupils and the opportunities to
sample new subjects before choosing to study them ensure that pupils can study
subjects that suit their ability and interests, while the College’s
pastoral system promotes a close working relationship and friendly personal
contact between teachers, pupils and parents.
Committed to the highest standards of education, management and staff, together
with the co-operation of the student body endeavour to create a calm, caring
and creative environment where all pupils are given the best opportunities
to develop their potential to the full, to acquire knowledge and to adopt
a positive attitude towards work, life and their community.
Mr. Liam Galbraith
Ms. Sinéad Gillespie