St Louis High School is a post-primary school providing post-primary education to pupils (girls) from First Year to Leaving Certificate Year.

In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary School 2017 and Tusla Guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, the Board of Management of St Louis High School has agreed the Child Safeguarding Statement set out in this document. Please click here for the Child Safeguarding Statement.

School News


Wed 20th March

  • 19th Mar 2019 3:25 pm
Just a reminder that there is a late start to the day for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 5th & 6th yrs tomorrow, Wed 20th due to a staff meeting. Students are due in for 10.40.. TY students will have their work experience as normal.

Climate Action Day

  • 16th Mar 2019 12:40 pm
Well done to all who were involved in the various climate action activities on Fri 15th March. Dr Finola Cunnane gave a riveting presentation to the 2nd yrs and they fully engaged with the talk, Many of our students attended the rally in the City Centre. Well done to all the students who participated in voicing their climate action concerns locally in Rathmines. Thank you to the teachers who accompanied and for the support from the Gardaí. Let’s build on this message, each and everyone of us to take responsibility and make changes to support actions to ensure our planet’s future is secured.

Climate Action Strike Rally

  • 15th Mar 2019 7:07 am
Please remind your daughter, if she plans on attending the rally at the Dáil today to be mindful of her own personal safety. She should at all times stay with a group. If she becomes separated she should (a) try to contact friends/parent via phone and (b) have a plan b in place in case the network goes down. She should have arranged a meeting point to meet up with her friends or you, the parent. Only a small group of senior SRC students will be accompanied by 2 teachers to attend this rally. All other students leaving school today, with parental permission, do so knowing that they are not being accompanied or supervised by teachers. The rest of the teachers will be continuing with class as per timetable along with the various in-house activities relating to climate action. Safety of all is of paramount concern. Thank you. We hope everybody has a lovely St Patrick’s weekend.

Rathmines Culture Day 14th March

  • 12th Mar 2019 7:52 pm
This Thursday, 14th March there will be a concert taking place in DIT Conservatory of Music and Drama, Rathmines as part of Rathmines Culture Day. There will be different acts performing at this concert, including a fifteen minute slot whereby St. Louis High School students will showcase their talents. The concert will start at 4.15pm and will finish at 5.30pm and will also include performances from DIT College of Music and St. Mary's College, Rathmines. Please support our performers at this Rathmines, community cultural event.

Bank Holiday arrangements and Climate Action Strike Day

  • 12th Mar 2019 11:00 am
Please note that school will be closed on Mon & Tues 18 & 19 Mar as per school calendar. Please note that school will start late on Wed 20th for students @ 10.30 due to a staff mtg. Please check the letter re Climate Action Strike Day 15/3 which was distributed on Friday. The letter is also available on the school app and on the school website. Only students who have provided a signed parental permission slip by Thursday to their Year Head will be allowed to leave school on Friday to attend this demonstration. This is in the interests of safety for students. Please note that since this is a 'strike' action, students' absence from school/class will be recorded on our attendance system.. Class will continue in school as per timetable. Thank you.

TY Information - Tuesday 12th March

  • 12th Mar 2019 9:42 am
It is a very exciting time of the year for Transition Year students with the upcoming Gaisce Hike and Outdoor Education trip to Petersburg OEC just around the corner. 1. Gaisce Hike: The Gaisce Hike will take place on March 21st and 22nd. Any outstanding payments will be collected this Thursday 14th March at the TY assembly. (Please have the correct amount in an envelope with the student’s name and class written on the front) Students are also asked to bring their signed permission slips and their hiking gear which will be inspected at the end of the assembly. 2. Petersburg OEC: There will be a very important Petersburg Information meeting for all TYs on Thursday 14th March in the school Library from 1.40 – 3.00 pm. Travel arrangements will be outlined and details re student medical and dietary requirements will be taken. Useful information re ‘what to bring’ will be given out to along with a permission slip which we will be asking both parents/guardians and students to sign. There will also be time for any questions! 3. Rathmines Culture Day: Just a reminder to all three TY classes that they will be having some speakers and workshops as part of Rathmines Culture Day on Thursday 14th March. They will take place in the hall from 11.00 – 1.00 pm.

Clobal Schools' Strike for Climate Action - March 15th 2019

  • 8th Mar 2019 3:16 pm
Please be advised that a letter regarding our plans for the Global Schools' Strike for Climate Action on March 15th has been distributed to all students today. I also attach a copy of the letter here for your convenience. Please note our plans for the safety of all. https://52adef3b00eeb28acb6b-ebb5c43276d579960ba25d80cd80bb88.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/7620_20190308151518.pdf

Congratulations to the Rugby Team

  • 7th Mar 2019 8:09 am
Congratulations to the rugby team who topped their group in yesterday's Rugby Blitz competition in the High School, Rathgar.. The team will now progress to represent South Dublin in the regional finals later this month. Wishiing all involved every success in the regional finals.

TY Information - Tuesday 5th March

  • 5th Mar 2019 10:02 am
1. Petersburg Trip: There will be a very important information meeting for all Transition Years on Thursday 14th March in preparation for the impending trip to Petersburg Outdoor Education Centre. It will take place in the Library from 1.40 – 3.40pm. Details re travel, what to bring, departure times etc will be given at this meeting as well as a permission slip which will need to be signed at home. 2. Rathmines Culture Day: As part of the 2019 Rathmines Culture Day, St Louis High School will be hosting some talks for Transition Years on Thursday March 14th. They will take place in the hall from 11.00 – 1.00 pm. ‘Dr Laura Bambrick is Social Affairs Officer with the ICTU. Her PhD was on the role of women in the home. She will be talking about the following: The struggle to win the shorter working day from the incredibly long hours workers, including children, worked in factories and mills during the industrialisation period. How new technology is interrupting workers’ free-time with work-related messages. The misuse of zero-hour and low-hour contracts by bad bosses and the new law coming in to force to address this. Seamus Dooley is Secretary of the National Union of Journalists in Ireland. He will talk on the role of the media and the challenges posed by lack of investment in traditional media eg impact on coverage of education, health, local and central government.’ 3. TY Expenses: All remaining outstanding TY expenses are now overdue and we ask parents and guardians to settle their accounts so that the smooth running of the TY Programme can continue. 4. JP II Confirmation: Some Transition Years doing the JP II Award will be helping with the 6th class Confirmation Ceremony this Friday 8th march. It will take place between 11.00 and 1.00pm. Students are asked to meet Ms Moran in the canteen after break.

Ty Information - Tuesday February 5th

  • 5th Feb 2019 9:17 am
Well done to all the Transition Years who have completed their Skin Care, Hair Care, Teambuilding and Forensics workshops since returning after Christmas. The feedback from all facilitators continues to be very positive. Classes 4L and 4O have also successfully completed their First Aid course. 1. Work Experience: Session 2 Work Experience is underway now for all TY. At this stage I would like to remind all parents and students alike that if for any reason somebody is going to miss a Work Experience day, both the employer and the school need to be contacted. Please remember to get the green Work Experience Log signed and to bring it to Thursday morning’s assembly for checking. If there are any outstanding issues at all ask Ms Rodgers or Darina for help. 2. First Aid: The final TY First Aid Training Workshop takes place tomorrow Wednesday 6th February for Class 4U. Students will be school based and are asked to wear the school tracksuit due to the practical nature of the course. It will take place in Room 29 and starts at 8.40 am. 3. Transition Year Expenses: Any outstanding TY expenses will be collected this Thursday morning at the year group assembly. Any monies paid will be receipted. Alternative arrangements can be made re payment of the expenses. This needs to be done in consultation with Ms Rodgers. 4. Barista Qualification: This year’s TY Barista Qualification begins on Thursday 7th January after school. It will take place from 3.30 - 6.30 pm in Room 30. In advance of this there will be an important meeting today Tuesday at breaktime in the old foyer, outside the hall. Any student doing the qualification who is absent today should check the details of this meeting with one of their friends on the course or with Ms Rodgers. Payment for the entire five-week programme will take place at the beginning of the first workshop and will be receipted by the Dublin Barista School on the day. 5. School Bank: Good luck to all Transition Years who will be doing their School Bank Interviews this week. Successful candidates will be announced at next Monday’s assembly!

Camogie - VICTORY

  • 25th Jan 2019 5:42 pm
Congratulations to the school Camogie Team who won the Dublin Post Primary League today. They were captained by Charlie Butler and defeated Dunshaughlin Community College by 5-3 to 2-7 at Naomh Mearnog GAA Club Portmarnock.Well done to all. Sincere thanks to Jenny (St Kevin's GAA) our coach and to Ms Hewison (club manager) for all your support and guidance during the year. Well done to one and all.

New School Website

  • 24th Jan 2019 9:12 am
Please check out our new school website at www.stlouishighschool.ie. Messages that are posted on the school app will automatically appear in the news section of the new website. Thank you.



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