Calasanctius College

Mission Statement & Ethos

Calasanctius College Mission Statement

Calasanctius College is a Catholic, co-educational, voluntary secondary school under the trusteeship of CEIST. Our aim is to work with parents and guardians in promoting the full and balanced development of our students, in a safe, caring and inclusive community. Calasanctius recognises that each student who enrols is unique and has different gifts as well as diverse needs. We strive to nurture appropriate academic excellence in a 21st century learning environment and endeavour to develop the skills, knowledge and resilience needed to contribute in a meaningful way to Calasanctius and the wider community.


  • To provide a holistic education in the Catholic tradition.
  • To be open and accessible to all, welcoming students from all faith traditions in a warm, open, inclusive community.
  • To enable each student to develop a positive self-image, creating a stable environment which will allow students to develop morally, emotionally, intellectually, physically, spiritually and creatively.
  • To foster in our students a love for learning, enhancing their self-esteem and confidence, and preparing them for life.
  • To enable each student to develop their abilities and gifts by having a broad and balanced curriculum with a variety of extra-curricular activities.
  • To promote excellence in teaching and learning for the 21st century.
  • To give our students an excellent academic education which prepares them not only for State examinations but for Third Level Education, the world of work and life itself.
  • To prepare and encourage students to take responsibility for their own learning and to be innovative.
  • To respect the unique and intrinsic value of every person, showing special concern for those who are emotionally, materially and intellectually disadvantaged.
  • To encourage staff, parents and students to work in partnership together with a shared vision and values.
  • To maintain and develop links with the local Parish and wider community.
  • To model the Christian values of compassion, justice, love, tolerance, forgiveness and reconciliation in the way conflict is resolved.
  • To foster in our students a sense of respect for themselves and others so that they may be aware of their responsibilities as well as their rights.
  • To promote participation and support excellence in sport and to encourage physical exercise as a healthy habit for life.
  • To foster in our students and in our school community an awareness of the environment and our responsibility as stewards to its preservation and improvement.

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Co. Galway
H91 K7H2

091 794 564

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