St. Mary’s School was founded by the Sisters of Mercy. It is a Roman Catholic school and is recognised as a national school by the Minister of Education and Science. It is a denominational school under the patronage of the local catholic bishop.
As a Roman Catholic school St. Mary’s School aims to promote the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the pupil: intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people.
This school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. St. Mary’s School provides religious education for our pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith.