The Patrician Academy is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School under the Trusteeship of the Diocese of Cloyne. The Academy was established in 1879 and has a long tradition of promoting and fostering academic excellence in all our students. We are committed to providing excellent education for all the students in our care.


The Patrician Academy provides a broad and balanced curriculum offering an extensive programme of Junior Certificate and Leaving Certificate subjects. All students do Transition Year which is the first year of a three year Senior Cycle Programme which culminates in the Leaving Certificate state examinations. The Patrician Academy also provides alternative programmes of study for students with specific learning requirements and special educational needs.



Admissions opening October 2022


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u15 soccer reach Cork A Final

May 27, 2022

A great week for soccer in the Academy was rounded off with a 3-0 win in the Cork A semi f...

TY Graduation

May 25, 2022

Congratulations to the TY class of 21/22 who graduate today in the Academy. Enjoy the summ...

1st Year Soccer Munster Champions

May 25, 2022

Huge congratulations to the 1st year soccer team who today made history and won the first ...

Diggers on site

May 26, 2022

It's great to see work has finally started on the Academy new build. Hopefully huge progre...

6th Year Graduation

May 24, 2022

Congratulations today to our 6th year cohort on their graduation. A fine bunch of young me...


Young Environmentalist Awards

May 24, 2022