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Mission Statement

Our Mission is:

Optimum Semper Facere

‘Always To Do One’s Best’

‘We will work in collaboration with other educational institutions and in partnership with parents, students and teachers to maximise the academic and creative potential of students, enabling them to achieve the highest educational standards, thereby enriching their lives, the community and the economy.’

Our Vision

Our vision is to educate, empower and support the pupils in our school to reach their full potential, by focusing on their holistic development and as a Rights Respecting School, embrace the opportunities of living according to the Catholic Faith and celebrating diversity.

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Aims of St Mary’s

  • To promote the value of education, through the celebration of achievement and personal endeavour

  • To engender a love of learning as a lifelong process and an appreciation of its relevance in everyday life

  • To provide young people with learning opportunities which meets their individual needs, interests and career aspirations

  • To provide students with the opportunity to develop competence and confidence in e-learning

  • To maximise the academic and creative potential of students by challenging them to be independent thinkers and lifelong learners

  • To prepare students for the opportunities, responsibilities and experiences of adult life and equip them with the skills to manage their career development

  • To foster the personal and social development of students as responsible members of society


St Mary's High School, Newry

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