St. Mary’s Boys’ National School Mission Statement
St. Mary’s strives to provide a secure and structured environment, where the intellectual, emotional, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs and wellbeing of the students are identified, addressed and nurtured.
St. Mary’s together with staff members, parents, guardians, the Parents’ Association and the wider community, are committed to ensuring that each child achieves their full academic potential
St. Mary’s identifies as a Catholic Primary school where Christian values are promoted. We are a school community that acknowledges, welcomes and respects students who hold a different religious faith or none. We also welcome and respect students from diverse backgrounds.
St. Mary’s facilitates the continuous professional development of all staff with the professional skills in line with current best practice pedagogy.
St. Mary’s endeavours to prepare students to realise and achieve their full potential and also to be ethical, creative and compassionate members of society.
St. Mary’s Boys’ National School Ethos
The ethos of St. Mary’s encompasses collective attitudes, beliefs, core Christian values, traditions, aspirations and goals.
It is a community where all students are equally valued and respected, irrespective of social background, family circumstance, educational or physical ability.
It is a community where moral values such as honesty, justice, tolerance, fairness and civic responsibility are nurtured and protected.
St. Mary’s is part of Booterstown Parish with which it has strong links.
The teaching of religious education is valued by the school community and is implemented by the teaching staff with the support of the parents and the parish.
“Mol an Óige agus Tiocfaidh Sí”