Welcome to the website of Foyle College, a Co-educational, Voluntary Grammar School which has been providing high quality education for the City of Londonderry and its surrounding area for almost 400 years.

We are delighted to be able to share with you something of the character and life of our school and the successes enjoyed by our pupils as we help them to grow academically, athletically and artistically enabling them to fulfil their potential both as members of the school community and as contributors to society.

Whether you are a current, former or prospective pupil, an interested parent or a member of the local community I hope that you will find our site informative and illustrative of the breadth and quality of education on offer at Foyle College.

Patrick Allen


Guidance for Examination Candidates

Information and guidance from the Joint Council for Qualifications for parents and candidates is available here https://www.jcq.org.uk/exams-office/information-for-candidates-documents

Candidates’ attention is drawn to the document ‘Using social media and examinations/assessments’ and to the guidance on what might constitute malpractice in this context. There is always a need to stay safe on-line and take reasonable precautions to ensure you do not become a victim of abuse. See https://www.thinkuknow.co.uk/14_plus/ for more information.

Seagate Slice of Pi Awards

We were delighted to host the Seagate Slice of Pi Awards.  Thanks to Seagate and STEM Aware for the opportunity to showcase the wonderful talent displayed by our local students.  Well done to all involved, especially our Foyle ambassadors – Sophie, Darcy, Ryan, Josh, Jakob, Mollie, Alanthomas, Zara, Sarah, Nicole and Conaill.  A special word of thanks goes to Michael, Year 12, for his assistance with the videos.


Kainos Earn as you Learn

At Kainos, we pride ourselves on our unique culture that values and invests in young talent. Our Earn as you Learn scheme, delivered in partnership with Ulster University, offers the best of all worlds: real world experience, a real salary with a real job and a degree in Computing Systems at the end of it. All while avoiding tuition fees and student loans!


Snappy Science STEM Aware

 Primary 6 pupils from Ebrington, Lisnagelvin, Oakgrove and Drumahoe primary schools enjoyed the morning Snappy Science STEM Aware workshop this morning, Monday 12th March. Yr10 pupils trained to deliver the range of science activities to the students did an excellent job  with both sets of pupils gaining confidence in important key skill areas  essential for success in Science. Click HERE to view a selection of photos taken during the morning.

Spring Concert tickets


Spring Concert tickets are on sale and available from the school office, tickets cost £5 


Language of Persuasion

Pupils from 10E presented their innovative products during English today, incorporating multi-modal techniques to design, brand, advertise and launch their ideas.