Mercy Secondary School, Kilbeggan is a voluntary secondary school established in 1964 by the Sisters of Mercy. In accordance with the foundress of Mercy School, Catherine McCauley, her gospel and legacy, we show a special interest in the poor and disadvantaged. We are committed to the Charter of our Trustees Catholic Education An Irish Schools Trust - CEIST.
Mercy Secondary School Kilbeggan is a Catholic co-educational school committed to the holistic education of all students, to ensure that individually, they each realise their full potential in a social and physical environment that is caring, supportive and joyful. We work in partnership with students, staff, parents and the community, and welcome all students from our multicultural society.
- To educate all students to their full potential in every aspect - aesthetic, moral, academic, physical, spiritual, emotional, and social.
- To foster an awareness of the dignity, uniqueness, independence and interdependence of each individual person in a climate of respect and responsibility, with a view to enhancing each individual’s self esteem.
- To provide challenges for all students in activities that are stimulating, constructive and rewarding
- To develop the social and physical infrastructure of the school in a positive and progressive manner.
- To build strong and trusting relations between the students, staff, parents and community to ensure that all resources available are used to their optimum
- To develop in students through the Catholic Ethos of the school a sense of stewardship, social responsibility and self that will stay with them beyond their years here to make them full participants in an ever changing world