• Class sizes average 30 pupils in academic subjects. In practical classes, the maximum number will not exceed 24 pupils however the maximum number of students for Home economics is 20.
  • All subjects are available at the appropriate level: Higher and Ordinary Foundation Level is available to students of Gaeilge and Maths Griffeen Community College follows the curricular programmes set down by the Department of Education and Skills which may be amended from time to time in accordance with the Education Act 1998 (Sections 9 & 30)

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Mixed Ability at Griffeen Community College

Strict streaming of classes has been found to foster negative attitudes and to lower self-esteem. In order to promote and encourage student self-confidence, classes are placed in mixed ability groups.