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

Enrolment

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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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Extra-curricular

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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Sports

Hockey

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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Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post This might remind you of that childrens puzzle book "Where's Wally?" 😊 Can you spot our 4th year students Ciara Byrne and Aisling Crowley? They ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post 3rd Year Fun Day:

A huge Thank you to all who worked so hard to make today a very special fun day πŸŽ‰ for our ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post 5th year students all got an opportunity to go Horse Riding over the past two weeks. This is a lovely bonding exercise for our 5th ...
Congratulations to our first year soccer team and Mr McGinley who today won the Division 1 league title after a 2-0 victory over Gorey CS. ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post A lovely Graduation Mass in St Mary's Cathedral this evening followed by a reception back in the school. Well done to all involved.
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Good luck to our Leaving Cert class of 2018 as they celebrate their Graduation Mass today. Their class photos are now up on the school ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post Loreto's very successful year in Athletics continued today with great results at the Leinster Athletics.
The U16 relay 4x300m came 1st πŸ₯‡and broke the Leinster ...
A group of our 5th years enjoyed a visit to the UCC open day along with Guidance Counsellors Ms Rafter and Ms Phelan. They are ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post A few more photos from the TY History trip in Glasnevin Cemetery today.
Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny added 8 new photos.
TY students enjoying a lovely day in Dublin on their History trip. Pictured here at Arbour Hill. They also visited Collins Barracks and Glasnevin Cemetery.
Our annual student-teacher soccer match was held today with great skill on show from both sides. The teachers managed to come out on the right ...
Students had opportunities to explore new concepts and ideas, learn transferable skills in leadership and facilitation, and experience working with and supporting children https://t.co/1UgWmW34LW
Our 5th years are returning from a wonderful trip to Knock.
The girls were honoured to be part of a moving celebration to commemorate the ...
Everyone looking forward to the first evening show after great reviews of the matinees. Good luck to all. https://t.co/lv4F61K0aE

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