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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As our 6th year students begin their Irish oral exams today we send best wishes to all our 3rd and 6th year students who are ...
Congratulations to Ruth D’Arcy, Julia Patterson, Lucy Cody and Carmel Maher who finished in the top 10 in Ireland at the Junior Applied Maths quiz ...
Great news from Athlone where our team finished in the top 10 in Ireland in the Applied Maths competition today. Well done to Ruth, Julia, ...
Heartbreaking defeat for our Juniors. A last second goal from St. Brigid's saw them win 2-6 to 2-5.
Fifth year French students attending the screening of "Keeper", a senior student French movie. A great movie! https://t.co/OjQedd1KWU
Half time: Loreto 2-4 Loughrea 1-2
Best of luck to our students Lucy Cody and Ruth D'Arcy (both 4th year) and Carmel Maher and Julia Patterson (both 3rd year) who are ...
If you want a heartening dose of inspiration, from this morning’s @IrelandAMVMTV our wonderful former colleague Sr. Orla chatted to @VirginMedia_One https://t.co/lDcXVhiT5j
All Ireland Schools "A" Junior Camogie Final:

The new date and venue for our junior camogie final has been announced! The team will play St ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post The TY rugby team took part in the South-east 7s competition in Enniscorthy recently. They were accompanied by teachers Ms Buggy and Ms Bird along ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post Some photos of our successful choirs from the recent Kilkenny Music Festival 🎵 Mrs Cantwell's 6th year choir and 6th year chamber choir. Ms Maher's ...
All Ireland Junior A Camogie Final scheduled for today is POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitch.

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Good luck to our junior camogie players and management ☘☘☘ who are playing in the Junior "A" All Ireland Schools final tomorrow against St Brigid's ...
As part of our continuing 150th birthday celebrations in Loreto we are organising an Open Morning in the school on Saturday 30th March from 10 ...

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