St Joseph's Secondary School

Catholic Ethos


Mission Statement:

  • Joseph’s is a Catholic school in the trusteeship of the CEIST, and thus its ethos is shaped on the vision of the CEIST.
  • It is committed to providing a holistic education, which recognises, respects and develops the potential of each student, and does this in the context of the whole school community.
  • Opportunities for developing partnership links with the parent body are welcome and encouraged.
  • The personal and professional development of staff is an important element of school policy.
  • Access to school facilities is available to the local community.

School Aims:

  • To provide for religious formation in the context of the Catholic ethos of the school
  • To endeavour to develop a sense of moral responsibility in students
  • To assist students in developing appropriate life skills and social awareness
  • To strive to ensure that each student will achieve her/his full educational potential
  • To facilitate each student to achieve exam success in accordance with her/his ability
  • To respect individual rights subject to the rights of the whole school community
  • To respect the rights of staff in the performance of their professional duties
  • To facilitate the holistic development of staff as educators
  • To maximise links with the education partners for the benefit of the whole school community
  • To offer direction and leadership in the educational field to the local community
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Congratulations to Dermot Coughlan our Overall Student of the Year 2017/2018
some of our exam students enjoying the sunshine while on their break during the State Exams
Congratulations to our students who received End of Year Award at the school
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St Joseph's Secondary School
Breaffy South
Spanish Point
Co. Clare

065 708 4311

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