Find answers to commonly asked questions about Stratford College, Dublin
Stratford College a welcoming school for students of all faiths and none. It is a co-educational fee-paying school and the small class sizes mean that students experience a sense of community and belonging.
The highest academic standards are promoted in Stratford with the majority of our students going on to 3rd Level education. Stratford College is regularly in the top 25 schools for higher point courses. Our classes are mixed ability and the majority of our students take higher level at both junior and senior cycle.
Stratford College is located on Zion Road in the heart of Rathgar Village in Dublin's Southside and is well served by public transport. View Map
If coming out from town, when you come to the crossroads at Kenilworth take the second left i.e. Rathgar Avenue. Continue straight, through the village of Rathgar and you meet a “Y” junction. Stratford College is on your right, on this “Y” junction.
If leaving Terenure, heading for Rathfarnham, turn left onto Bushy Park Road. Continue down Bushy Park Road, round the bend of the church onto Zion Road. Continue straight to the “Y” junction. Stratford College is on yourleft on this “Y” junction.
Heading out of Rathmines by the Rathgar Road, continue straight until you come to the main intersection in Rathgar Village. At the traffic lights turn left onto Orwell Road and continue straight to the “Y” junction. Stratford College is on your right on the “Y” junction.
When you come up the hill from the Dropping Well pub turn left at the traffic lights onto Orwell Park. Continue to the T junction at the end of Orwell Park and turn right. Continue on straight past the Driving Test centre towards the “Y” junction just before Rathgar Village. Stratford College is on your left on the “Y” junction.
15A and 15B to Rathgar Village
14 Orwell Road
74A Orwell Road/Zion Road
17, 65, 49A, 16 & 16A to Terenure Village, a short walk away
Whilst founded and supported by the Jewish community in Ireland, Stratford College welcomes students on both a multi-denominational and no faith basis.
Stratford College has a class size average of under 28 pupils per Year, with a ratio of 50:50 boys to girls.
Stratford College has well equipped classrooms with overhead projectors, PCs and laptops as well as a science laboratory and computer lab with the latest high specification equipment and IT infrastructure.
Stratford College has a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) policy for students and staff.
Office365 is a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) for students and teachers of Stratford College. Not only are class notes, texts and homework posted online, students and teachers can work collaboratively in class and outside class using OneNote. Students and teachers use OneNote to create digital portfolios.
Schoolwise is teaching and learning platform to organise and communicate assignments, schoolwork and homework for students. It is also used as a planning tool for teaching.
We have the support of Learning Support, Resource and English as a Foreign Language (EAL) teachers. Access to all of these supports are allocated as relevant and gifted children are supported through small class sizes. Please see our Whole School Inclusion Policy for more details.
Transferring students have often completed their Junior Cert and are entering the Senior Cycle. Subject to places being available in the appropriate class, pupils are admitted to the school at any point during the academic year. This is particularly useful for families who may be moving to the area.
We work with parents to ensure the move is as seamless and positive an experience as possible.
To enquire about transferring to Stratford College please Contact Admissions.