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 term comes to an end we would like to wish everyone a very Happy Easter πŸ‡πŸ₯🐰 Our picture shows Mrs Murphy's "Easter Tree" ...
Pictured are our 4B class today who raised over 400 euro with their delicious cake sale 🍰 for local charity shop Vita. This enterprising class ...
All in Loreto are very proud of our 6th year student Anna Phelan. Anna has been involved in the Cycle Against Suicide campaign in the ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post Our under 16 Badminton team - well done girls!
Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny added 2 new photos.
Well done to our Under 16 Badminton team 🏸 who were runners up in the All Ireland Division 2 Finals held in Gormanstown this week. ...
Well done to Anna Phelan who was one of twenty students in the country to receive the Pramerica Spirit of Community award at a lovely ...
Great day in @loretonavan competing in the Loreto Schools finals. Ella & Jessie opposing the motion that β€œThis house would introduce an opt out system ...
Best of luck to @kilkennycollege who are hosting the Kate Russell tournament, starting today, and representing Kilkenny and the South East in the competition.
The very best of luck to our 5th year students Ella Brennan and Jessie Oyenuga who travel to Navan today to compete in the Loreto ...
Sending best wishes to our AIB Build-a-Bank team "Olympic Bank" in the National Finals in the RDS today Wednesday. This is the second time a ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post Some photos from the Feis Ceoil at the RDS today 🎻
Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny added 8 new photos.
Best of luck to our orchestra who are on their way to the RDS today for the @esbfeisceoil post primary school orchestra competition. Good luck ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post A reminder to all students from class 4C. It is now one week since our successful Mission Walk. πŸšΆβ€β™€οΈIt is very important that everyone return ...
Well done to our TYs who organised a great teacher versus students Basketball match at lunch time today. https://t.co/KJrHrvrbyr

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