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Convent Junior School

Scoil na Sóisir

Clochar na Tróchaire

Baile na Lorgan

Co. Muineacháin.

Junior School,

Convent of Mercy,




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The_Convent_Junior_SchoolPrincipal: Veronica Trehy

The Convent Junior School is a co-educational, Catholic, primary school that strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.

The Junior School is situated in Laurel Hill. It was opened on the 7th January 1981as the new Junior section of the Convent School. The school has nine classrooms, a computer room, a lunch room and a large general purpose area and three Learning Support Rooms. We cater for children from four to eight years of age and we also have two classes catering for children with Mild and Moderate Special Needs. The Junior School is managed by a Board of Management, comprising of eight members and the school also have a very active Parent’s Association.

While the Convent Junior School is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions.

The school recognises the dignity and value of each person.

The Convent Junior School will promote gender equity amongst the teachers and pupils.

Teachers are encouraged to develop their personal and professional talents. Ancillary staff are highly esteemed and respected.

The Convent Junior School will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage in them  a sense of responsibility.

The Convent Junior School will encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Junior School Parents Association.

A Spirit of mutual respect is promoted within the school community

Deanfaimid iarracht Gaeilge a labhairt.

The school motto is:-

Do unto others as you would they do unto you.

Treat others as you yourself would like to be treated.