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1 Loreto College St Stephen’s Green
Principal Ms Tríona Barrett Deputy Principal Ms Mary Mc Ateer

2 Information for Parents

3 History of the College Celebrating 175 years The 1986 Fire
The newly built school Recent developments

4 The College Philosophy
The Loreto philosophy of education is centered in God and rooted in Gospel values where truth, freedom, justice, sincerity and joy find expression. It is inspired by the words and actions of Mary Ward and Ignatius Loyola

5 We hope that our graduates will
be capable of developing and deepening a relationship with God, and of seeking to find Him in all things. be happy, friendly, and self-confident, with a sense of humour and an awareness of their God-given gifts and the need to continue to develop them. have a generosity of spirit and a readiness to place their talents at the disposal of others, especially the most needy. be motivated and prepared to take their place in the community and to contribute selflessly to the common good. Proud of having belonged to a Loreto College with due respect for its values and those who taught them.

6 Our Mission Statement In an atmosphere of mutual respect and justice, we are a community that aims to provide a rich and diverse curriculum catering for the needs of each individual student. We provide a holistic education wherein we strive for excellence in the pursuit of knowledge. Social concerns and spiritual values are central to our educational philosophy, while sporting and cultural endeavours are encouraged. Each student is challenged to realise her full potential and to recognise the dignity of each human being.

7 We ask you …… To support our ethos
To encourage participation in liturgy To recognise that all we do is underpinned by a commitment to faith and faith development To actively embrace the values which your daughter will encounter here

8 School Day Monday, Wednesday & Friday 08:55-15:20 Tuesday & Thursday
08:55-16:00 Day begins with a Reflection on the intercom at 08:58.

9 School Day Monday 08:55-14:40 8 x 35 min. classes
Break 10: :50 Lunch 12: :30

10 School Day Tuesday and Thursday 08:55-16:00 9 x 40 min. classes
Break 10: :25 Lunch 12: :20

11 School Day Wednesday and Friday 08:55-15:20 8 x 40 min. classes
Break 10: :25 Lunch 12: :20

12 School Day Typical Monday 08:55 Options 09:30 Maths 10:05 Irish
10:50 History 11:25 English 12:00 Religion 13:30 Physical Education 14:05 Physical Education 14:40 Geography

13 Facilities Sports Hall 4 Science Labs Oratory 2 Art Rooms
Library 2 HE Kitchens Assembly Hall 2 Music Room Conference Room Computer Room Canteen (Gerard’s) – breakfast and lunch

14 Liturgy Morning Prayer in the Oratory every Friday morning at 08:30
Four Folk Masses take place throughout the year on Saturdays at 18:30 Retreat Programme Grandparents’ Mass Carol Service Full School Mass Marking of all Seasonal Events

15 Extra-Curricular Activities
Music Ceiliúr (school choir) Wind Ensemble Folk Group Chamber Group Siansa (Senior Orchestra) Cuisle (Junior Orchestra) Sport Soccer Table Tennis Gaelic Football Athletics Camogie Hockey Basketball Cross-Country Gymnastics Swimming Cricket Tennis Badminton Social Justice Mission Possible JPIC Amnesty St Vincent de Paul Environment Green Committee Other Debating Young Scientist Drama Student Council MUN Computer Club

16 Class Allocation Classes are mixed ability
Ordinary level classes are organised where there is a need in Irish and Maths

17 Pastoral Care Buddy System Tutor Year Head Chaplain
Guidance Counsellor Deputy Principal Principal

18 Special Education Needs
Resource Learning Support

19 Subjects for Junior Cert
Gaeilge Maths English History Geography Science CSPE RE Choir SPHE PE Music Art Business Home Economics French Spanish German Latin

20 Ideology & International
Transition Year Gaeilge Maths English Science Careers PE RE Community Work Placement (2 weeks) Work Placement Chinese Computers Cookery for Today Classical Studies Debating Ideology & International Relations Project Option French Spanish German Italian for Fun Additional subjects on the timetable are: Music/Drama, Debating, Aerobics and RSE Activities: Martial Arts, First Aid, Skiing, Samba Drumming, Road Safety Awareness, Modern Dance, Computer Safety, Fire Safety, Song School, Aromatherapy.

21 Leaving Cert Subjects Gaeilge Maths English Biology Chemistry Physics
Accounting Business Economics Applied Mathematics Art Geography History Home Economics Latin Music French Spanish German

22 Assessment Continuous Assessment in terms 1 and 2 for all years
‘Mock’ exams for 3rd and 6th years in February Summer exams for all Reports sent to parents three times a year

23 Levels Chosen by Students
88 students in Leaving Certificate 2014 class Higher Level Ord. Level Irish 74* 13* English Maths At present the full 88 students are doing Higher Level in all other subjects.

24 Admissions 2015 96 places available 30 go to Loreto Junior School
2 places will be offered under the new scholarship scheme 64 places allocated according to the following criteria: Sisters of current or former students Daughters of staff members Nieces of Loreto Sisters Daughters of past students Pre-enrolment form holders Names on the Admissions list The first name for 2015 was recorded on: 30th August 2002

25 Procedures Yellow form to be completed this evening
Within 21 days successful applicants will be offered a place The place must be accepted within 7 days Student Record Form Long Birth Certificate Cheque €1,032 (deposit of €1,000 and Registration fee of €32) Confirmation that the code of Behaviour has been read. Letter will then be sent securing the place In the event of a cancellation the place is automatically offered to the next applicant on the waiting list

26 Thank you Questions Welcome

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