Our Address Nenagh, Co. Tipperary Our Phone Number 067 31895 Our Phone Number info@stmarysprimary.ie
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St. Mary’s Primary School is a Catholic School for boys & girls under the Patronage of the Bishop of Killaloe.

Our Mission Statement

As a Christian community we aim to be warm, welcoming and respectful, accommodating diversity in culture, religion, gender and ability. We strive to nurture each pupil in all dimensions of their life – spiritual, moral, cognitive, emotional, imaginative, aesthetic, social and physical. We promote equality and support all our pupils to live a happy and contented life in harmony with themselves, others and the environment.

We the Staff of St. Mary’s endeavour to:

  • Promote the full and harmonious development of all the school community including their relationship with God, with other people and with the environment.
  • Ensure the school’s Code of Behaviour reflects the Christian Values, with an emphasis on forgiveness, reconciliation, new beginnings and hope.
  • Provide a sense of the presence of God in the lives of the pupils.
  • Teach the Grow in Love Religious Education Programme at all class levels.

We the Parents of St. Mary’s endeavour to:

  • Assist the school in recognising the dignity and value of each person.
  • Support the school’s Code of Behaviour to reflect the important values of equality, acceptance and forgiveness.
  • Become actively involved in the communal life of the school, to lead young people to the fullness of their potential.

We as the Board of Management endeavour to:

  • Formulate policies, practices and procedures for St. Mary’s in accordance with Christian values and the school’s Ethos Statement.
  • Foster a sense of community among all the stakeholders – the Board of Management, Staff, Parents, Pupils and the Nenagh Pastoral area.
  • Promote a spirit of respect, encouragement, praise and positivity within the school community.

We as the Pupils of St. Mary’s endeavour to:

  • Be kind and thoughtful.
  • Respect ourselves and others.
  • Participate in school masses, prayer services and daily prayers.
  •  Include all children in our games in the yard.
  • Respect our own property and the property of others.

The Ethos Policy was formed following collaboration with the Ethos Committee, the Staff, the Parents’ Association and the Board of Management