Calasanctius College, Oranmore

Mission Statement and Ethos


Our school exists to co-operate with parents/guardians in promoting the full and balanced development of children in a safe and caring environment, recognising that each student who enrols is unique and has different gifts as well as different needs.


  • To allow each student develop a good self-image.
  • To give students a good academic grounding in an ordered learning environment, which fosters self-discipline and respect for authority and is conducive to high standards of achievement and behaviour.
  • To allow all students to experience success by having a broad and balanced curriculum, with a variety of extra-curricular activities.
  • To show special concern for those who are emotionally, materially and intellectually disadvantaged.
  • To give our students a good knowledge and understanding of their faith and a respect for the religion and culture of others.
  • To foster in our students a sense of respect for themselves and others and that they be aware of their responsibilities as well as their rights.
  • To give students life skills and attitudes that may enhance the prospect of admission to third-level education and/or employment.
  • To encourage students to make learning a lifetime activity by making it an enjoyable experience. This will help them lead satisfying lives and contribute to the betterment of society.
  • To encourage physical exercise as a healthy habit for life, to promote participation and support excellence in sport.
  • To foster in our students, our school and our community an awareness of the environment and our responsibility to its preservation and improvement.

Our school is a Ceist school.

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Co. Galway

091 794 564

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