Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai (Bantry Community College) was established through the amalgamation of St. Goban´s Bantry and Ardscoil Phobail Bheanntrai and now caters for over 697 post primary students and has a staff of approx 60.

On Tuesday 11th October 2011 the doors of our new state of the art college opened for the first time to welcome students.



The college was officially opened on March 30th, 2012 by Seán Sherlock, Minister for Research & Innovation. Speaking at the official opening Minister Sherlock said :

I am delighted to see that these resources include information and communications technologies, multi media learning laboratories, science laboratories, woodwork and engineering rooms.


The college operates under the co-trusteeship of  Cork Education and Training Board and the Diocese of Cork and Ross.

The College is co-educational and multi-denominational.


Mission Statement:

“In partnership, through a comprehensive curriculum, we aim to provide quality teaching and learning in the pursuit of excellence, to promote intellectual, spiritual and personal development in an atmosphere of respect thus enabling students to contribute positively to their community”







Latest News

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C.P.B Young Pioneers.

on November 18, 2014

On Friday 14 November twenty nine 1st Year students joined the Coláiste Pobail Bheanntraí Young Read More→


Christmas Cooking with Gemma Hunt in C.P.B

on November 12, 2014

Late Registration available for hands on Christmas Cooking Class with Gemma Hunt.  The class will Read More→


Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai 1st year open night 2014.

on November 12, 2014

Colaiste Pobail Bheanntrai would like to welcome you to its 1st year information-enrolement night Read More→


Parent- Teacher Meetings 2014– 2015

on November 12, 2014

Term 1: Monday              1st  Dec.    2014:                  Read More→

Christmas Exams 2014

on November 12, 2014

Christmas exams begin Tuesday, 9th December 2014 for 2nd, 3rd, 5th  and 6th year Read More→


Internet safety and cyberbullying.

on November 11, 2014

All 1st year students received a presentation in the school from An Gárda Síochána on Tuesday, Read More→

Pupil Personal Accident Cover

on November 11, 2014

Pupil Personal Accident Cover Read More→