Mission Statement

As a Catholic school in the Loreto tradition, we aim to create a warm and caring community. In an atmosphere of respect and fairness, through support and friendship, we affirm each person's self-worth and dignity. We aim to provide a student-centred education that nurtures the talents and potential of all. In co-operation with parents and guardians, we work towards the spiritual, moral, social and academic development of each student. Our wish is that our students will grow into happy, confident and responsible adults.

Women in time to come will do much

Mary Ward – Founder of the Loreto Order, 1609



Loreto Secondary School operates an open and inclusive admissions policy. Very important information for parents who would like to apply for a school place on behalf of their daughter can be found here.

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Copy of Senior Choir Winners Smithwick Cup

Our programme of extra-curricular activities contributes in no small way to the personal development of our students. We also foster that famous Loreto spirit and sense of community while maintaining strong relationships among all members of the school community.

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Loreto has a long tradition of promoting high levels of participation in sport. We continue to achieve at the highest level in school competitions while maintaining an inclusive ethos.

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Happy birthday to our foundress Mary Ward, who was born on this day in 1585. Mary Ward lived out her faith in the glory of ...
Mary Ward, foundress of Loreto, was born #OnThisDay in 1585. In her efforts to advance women’s education she was condemned by the Church as a ...
Under the guidance of Ms McGrath 1st years have been coding this week. They created their own character and signature dance moves.

Below is Niamh ...
Tune in tonight to the "TC Tyres World of Gaelic Games" from 6-7pm on @CRKC1 88.7fm where I will be talking to Kilkenny Senior handballer ...
Great attendance at our Zoom student webinars this morning at which our remote learning plan was outlined. Parent webinar tonight at 7pm. Link sent through ...
Twas the night before distance learning... https://t.co/ePn36KmnN8
We look forward to engaging with all our staff and students via blended learning from tomorrow. https://t.co/OX54XwiqPb
September to Christmas Review.

Thanks to all who performed in the choirs and Ms Maher and Ms Crumlish for facilitating.

New video by Paul McGinley ...
End of term and its been challenging for everyone. As a school community we are so proud of our students and all our staff for ...
Finished off today with our Christmas Concert and what an array of talent we have! Thanks to everyone who took part and for making it ...
I’m very humbled to receive the Alumna (2020) award from Loreto Kilkenny @LoretoKilkenny. I have always wanted to be a teacher & was inspired by ...

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