St Patrick’s College is keen to promote healthy lifestyles and a lifelong love of sport and physical activity as well as a range of extra curricular activities. Therefore all pupils in Key Stage 3 and Key Stage 4 participate in Physical Education Classes. Traditional Irish games are central to our extra curricular life and links have been forged with our local GAA clubs.

We have a strong music department with a range of tuition offered. All pupils study music at Key Stage 3.

Year 8 pupils are offered the opportunity to attend Killowen Outdoor Pursuits Centre in Rostrevor during their first term with the aim of teambuilding.


Swimming, Netball, Gaelic Football (Boys & Girls), Camogie, Basketball, Hurling, Athletics and Dance.


Choir, African Drumming, Vocal Coaching and Guitar Tuition.

Outdoor Pursuits

Abseiling, Canoeing and Fishing.

Educational Trips
Ski Trips, Visits to the Theatre, Outdoor Pursuits, Geography Field Work, Trips to Historical Locations, Donegal Gaeltacht and Educational Trips abroad.