This is a Catholic school inspired by the vision of Catherine McAuley and the Mercy Order and is under the patronage of the Bishop of Cloyne.
This school recognises the potential for growth and development that exists in each person and is committed to the holistic development and achievement of the full potential of each pupil, particularly those who are disadvantaged or marginalized. It is a process informed and influenced by the teaching and example of Jesus Christ and is conducted in an atmosphere of care, respect and joy.
The uniqueness and importance of each person in the school community is recognized and celebrated, as is the diversity among the people who make up our school community. The school stresses the importance of developing a positive self-concept in each individual and encourages self-growth and self-actualization. The school is committed to the promotion of equality in all aspects of school life
The school is committed to on-going whole-school development in collaboration and partnership with the Board of Management, Staff, Parents and the wider community.