Our school is located in East Limerick, 20 miles from Limerick City , on the grounds of the old Convent of Mercy. The school is co-educational from Junior Infants to 1st Class. From 2nd Class to 6th Class, the classes are all girls. Our Principal is Derek Walsh. Our Deputy Principal is Breda Dervan. We have 5 classroom teachers, 1 full time Learning Support Teacher and a shared Resource Teacher. We are fortunate to have 3 S.N.A's in the school, Amanda, Margaret and Niamh. Marion is our secretary and she works from 9.00a.m. to 12.00p.m. every day.
Staff & Classes We currently have 121 children in our school. The staffing schedule for the 2019-2020 academic year is as follows: Junior Infants - Nora Ryan Senior Infants- Michelle Shanahan/Emma Kelly First and Second Class - Shane Ryan Third and Fourth Class: Hazel Curran Fifth and Sixth class - Breda Dervan Special Education Teachers - Derek Wash and James O Reilly
Facilities & Initiatives We have a very hard working and dedicated staff who have put many exciting initiatives in place throughout the school, such as: * Aistear * Ready, Set, Go Maths * Mata sa Rang * Fun Friends/Friends for Life * Literacy Lift Off * Peer Tutoring * Building Bridges * Green School - We are currently working towards our 8th green flag, Global Citizenship - Marine Environment. Miss Ryan and the Green School Committee are working very hard to ensure success. * Active Flag - Last year we got our first Active Flag. We will continue to build on all the activities we took part in last year * Amber Flag - This year Miss Curran and her committee have introduced the Amber Flag initiative. This flag creates a healthy, inclusive environment that supports mental well-being.
Extra-curricular We also value the importance of extra-curricular activities and have many in-school and after-school activities in place, such as: * Athletics * Basketball * Camogie * Football * Soccer * Swimming * Tin whistle
Facilities & Initiatives There are many facilities in our school: 5 classrooms 2 S.E. classrooms 2 yards (Senior & Junior) School hall Sensory room Sensory garden Astro turf area Basketball court Polytunnel School garden