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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Well done to our 5th Year student, Kirsty Coughlan, who won Silver at the World Kettle Bell Championships at Latvia last week.
Our 1st years recently had a bulb planting ceremony in the school. Organised by the SPHE department the bulbs are symbolic of the new 1st ...
Class 1 Ava planted bulbs today in the garden outside our library. https://t.co/eCBBzKpPFQ
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post Well done to all the students who entered the 150th anniversary art competition. 🎨 Great talent on display and it was a very difficult job ...
Well done to our current students Aoibhinn OConnell, Hannah Moore, Hannah Murphy and Lucy Cleere who graduated from NUIG with a foundation certificate in ‘Youth ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post 5th and 6th LCVP students had a very successful enterprise trip to the Chocolate Garden outside Tullow Co. Carlow today.
Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny added ...
Congratulations to TY student Ava Coogan who has been selected for the under 17 national women's basketball team. 🏀 A fantastic achievement to represent her ...
The entries for our 150th Anniversary Art Competition. Amazing talent on display...winners will be announced tomorrow! https://t.co/DixQrRyTLh
Well done to Ava Coogan who has been selected on the U-17 Basketball squad. She is most worthy of the recognition for her performances with ...
Photos from Loreto Secondary School Kilkenny's post This afternoon in the school gym we had the Miss First Year final - our annual talent show for our new students. Well done to ...
Happy Birthday Loreto! On this day, October 5th, 1868, Loreto opened its doors to students. This is the ad that had announced the arrival of ...
After an all action day on the Camogie pitch, Hockey pitch and Basketball court to celebrate 150 years of sport in Loreto Kilkenny The Sesquicentennial ...
Full Time in Junior Hockey Final
Loreto Kilkenny 1 @kilkennycollege 1.

Now in extra time. https://t.co/sJbkrAlKPr
Our Hockey, Basketball and Camogie Sesquicentennial Cups are ready for presentation at 2:30 with the culmination of all three tournaments to celebrate 150 years of ...

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