Here are some frequently asked questions about St . Marys Junior School.
The fee for St. Marys Junior school is €5, 250 per annum and may be paid by Direct Debit.
Yes. Our Junior school operates continuous assessment for all our students. We have the facility to offer in class and out of class learning support.
We accept boys of all faiths and none, on the understanding that we are a catholic school. We do not have the facility for boys to leave religion lessons however we respect and welcome all.
It is important to state here that rugby is our main sport however we are in no way a rugby academy. In our Junior School we pride ourselves on the amount and quality of sports and activities that are available to every boy. Sport for our boys is about participation, friendship and learning the delights and woes of winning and sometimes losing.
Class teachers; 5 male: 4 female.
Learning support; 3 female
Games Master; 1 male
P.E; 1 female
Art & Music; 2 female
1) We have a stay back facility where boys may go to await collection by their parents until 3.30 Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday and 1.30 Wednesday.
2) Homework Club runs until 6pm each day. This is payable weekly, daily or hourly.
Yes. Every child has the right to feel happy coming to school and no other child or teacher has the right to take that away. We operate an open door policy for parents who may have concerns. Our policy is distributed on the first day of school.
Bullying is repugnant and completely contrary to the ethos of the college and cannot be tolerated.
We follow the National School Curriculum however we have specialist teachers in the ares of art, music and P.E.
Yes, all boys who wish, automatically attend our secondary school.
Very well, we operate a buddy system where each new boy is looked after until he is confident and happy in his surroundings.