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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Countdown to Student Council election. https://t.co/kp4BAcD7lW
TY students enjoying the 🌡☀️ in Carlingford https://t.co/lHUTSEEGJ6
Yesterday we celebrated our Opening Year Mass in St Mary’s Cathedral as we look forward to a fulfilling and rewarding year ahead. https://t.co/lGRkcXMX4e
SPORT - Kilkenny’s Ava Coogan selected for the Ireland under 18 women’s squad

We are now enrolling for the 1st Year class of 2020! Please click this link for important information: https://t.co/No1onnvOnR
Our staff gave a nice send off to Michelle Teehan our current teacher and past pupil to wish her well on Sunday. Our jersey day ...
Best of luck to the Kilkenny Senior Camogie team in the All Ireland final on Sunday. Special best wishes to our nine past pupils: Edwina ...
Our 6th year students accompanied by their religion teachers are partaking in their retreat today along the banks of the Barrow culminating in a service ...
1st yr Loreto Champions league ⚽ in full flow! 130 first year students on 10 teams battle it out. Huge thanks to Student coaches and ...
Our 5th year student, Ava Coogan has been nominated for the David Buggy August Sports Award in Kilkenny. Ava received her first Irish cap over ...
As the 2019-20 year opens we encourage all our students to #DreamBig https://t.co/IuWgo6PnO0
The very best of luck today to all our students who have applied for courses through the CAO. Lovely message below from @ire_edu https://t.co/wbOqOZvhPo
Congratulations to our class of 2019 on your fantastic set of results. We are so proud of you and your achievements and wish you the ...

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