Welcome to St Mary’s Secondary School Edenderry
St Mary’s Secondary School is a large co-educational, voluntary secondary school serving the communities in and around Edenderry. We have over 780 students following the Junior Cert, Transition Year, Leaving Cert and Leaving Cert Applied courses. In St Mary’s we seek to pursue excellence in everything we do. We encourage all of our students to set high expectations and to bring a positive approach to their learning.
St Mary's is implementing change and improvements all of the time. Our school has advanced in numerous ways in recent years. We hope that our website can keep up with all of the changes on the ground. You are welcome to explore our site.
Whole School Evaluation
St Mary's Secondary School successfully completed a Whole School Evaluation undertaken by the Inspectorate of the Department of Education and Skills. Three inspectors visited the school in April 2017 and met with teachers, management, students and parents . 30 classrooms were visited and over four hundred students and parents were surveyed. The report of the evaluation was published on June 22nd and is available on the Department's website and on the school's website. It may also be accessed by clicking on link below.
st. Mary's says farewell to four distinguished colleagues
The community of St Mary' s gathered on Friday, June 2nd to mark the retirement of four of our most distinguished teachers including our Deputy Principal, Margaret O'Kelly. Celebrating alongside Margaret were Mary Connolly, Henry Gunning and Anne Barry. All legends in the school and each with close to 40 years of service in St Mary's.. Earlier in the week our students gathered in the Sports Hall to see presentations from the Parents' Association and to hear reminiscences by each of these great teachers. Current students and those over many past years are indebted to Margaret, Anne,, Mary and Henry for their magnificent work. We all wish them well for the years ahead.
Farewell to class of 2017
The management and staff of St. Mary's would like to wish the class of 2017 all the best in their exams and all the best for the future.
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welcome to our new first years
The management and staff of St. Mary's would like to extend a big welcome to all our new 1st Year students who begin the next part of their educational journey with us.