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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All work and no play?! Ms Costigan's 6th year PE balancing heavy workload with physical excercise. #mindfulness #fore πŸ‘πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘β›³ https://t.co/B2n8QDI1z2
Maths week 12th -20th who will solve our daily maths puzzle each day?! πŸ”’πŸ€” @jctmaths @mathsweek https://t.co/XzfmUhRB7s
πŸ‘‰ #MatchDay Monday! πŸ‘Š
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Recently we had a great day for the Loreto Kilkenny swimmers. Maria Godden won individual gold in 400 freestyle, gold in 100 free and silver ...
Our PAL team just finished their final trial in New York after some amazing performances. https://t.co/usFap6lJKk
Ms Kelly's First years had an enjoyable morning planting spring bulbs to mark the beginning of their Secondary School journey in Loreto. Looking forward to ...
Interact club in Kilkenny is being launced in Loreto with our TY students. Interact clubs bring together young people ages 12-18 to develop leadership skills ...
Great day’s sightseeing in New York. https://t.co/Rao22ITedB
Today is WORLD 🌍MENTAL HEALTH DAY πŸ—£ It takes both sun β˜€οΈ and rain β˜”οΈ to grow a flower 🌹 . Let this be a ...
The PAL girls were invited to meet the senior partners of Skadden one of the world’s biggest law firms. Fascinating presentation given by John Boyle. ...
On World Mental Health Day it's worth taking the time to reflect on our #OnlineWellbeing and be aware of how being online can make us ...

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