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


Christmas Fair

  • 20th Nov 2019 4:06 pm
The next Christmas Fair volunteers' meeting will be on Tuesday Dec 3rd at 7.30pm. We look forward to seeing you then. We need as many people as possible to help out. Please ensure that your daughter brings in her item for the fair over the next few days - donations in this regard are a bit low at the moment. We would appreciate it if they could be brought in before the Winter exams. Thank you for the support to date.

TY Information - 18th November

  • 18th Nov 2019 10:06 am
So, Transition Years have one final busy week before their Social Placements begin next Monday 25th November. Here are some of the details. 1. Glasnevin Tour Guiding: The final return visits for classes 4U (Mon 18th) and 4L (Tue 19th) take place this week. The arrangements are the same as for the initial visits with full school uniform to be worn and students leaving school after period one. Once all speeches have been delivered students may make their way home from Glasnevin Cemetery but also have the option of travelling back to the school with the accompanying teachers. Good luck to one and all! 2. Criminal Courts: Class 4i make their long awaited trip to the Central Criminal Courts this Tuesday 19th November. Students should meet outside the courts at 9.00 am sharp. Full school uniform to be worn. After their tour and mock trial are complete students may make their way home from town or return to the school as preferred. 3. Writer's Visit: On Thursday 21st November all TY will have a visit and talk from the writer Deirdre Sullivan. Some of her books are available in the school library if anybody is interested in reading them before or indeed after the talk! It will take place in the Library between 11.00 and 12.20 pm. 4. Enterprise Talk: The postponed Enterprise Talk will take place this Friday 22nd November in the Hall from 8.40 - 1.0.00 am. This is for all TY - please go directly to the hall after morning registration. 5. Social Placement: Any remaining issues re Social Placement need to be ironed out this week so please don't hesitate to check in with Ms Rodgers as early as possible to allow time for them to be sorted. An important FEEDBACK FORM will be given to all Transition Years at this Thursday's year group assembly. If for any reason you miss that assembly, please make arrangements with your friends or directly with Ms Rodgers to collect the form. All Social Placements fill out an individual report on their participating student and it goes towards the credit allocation for this part of the TY Programme.

TY - Change of Meeting Time

  • 12th Nov 2019 4:20 pm
1. Class 4U are making their visit to the Criminal Courts tomorrow, Wednesday 13th November. The meeting time for students has been changed from 9.00 am to 12.30 pm. Full school uniform is still required and as previously students may make their own way home from town after the tour and mock trial. It is envisaged this will be approximately 3.00 pm. (The change to the schedule was outlined at last Thursday's assembly and again in school this week so this message is just for those girls who may have been absent) We hope everyone enjoys the experience makes the most of the wonderful opportunity to visit the Criminal Courts. 2. This is a reminder to all Transition Years that their Social Placement details are up on the TY notice board in the canteen. Their initial contact by phone should be made before this Thursday 14th November. 3. Finally, an important reminder to all TYs that the completed Blue Forms outlining all details of their second session of Work Experience are due back no later than next Thursday 21st November. If students are having difficulty sourcing a placement, please speak with Miss Rodgers.

TY Information - 10th November

  • 10th Nov 2019 9:58 am
1. A reminder all that signed acknowledgement slips (green form given out with accompanying letter last Thursday) will be collected tomorrow morning, Monday 11th November, at assembly. If any student was absent on Thursday and hasn't received a form there are spares in the canteen. If there are any issues or questions re this letter and/or from, please talk to Ms Rodgers. 2. Good luck to all TYs making their return visits to Glasnevin Cemetery this week. We hope you do yourselves proud in making your Tour Guiding Presentations!

TY Information - 4th November

  • 4th Nov 2019 10:24 am
1. Work Experience: Just a reminder that the completed forms for Session 2 Work Experience are due back no later than Thursday 21st November. If anybody missed the last assembly before the mid-term break there are spare forms in the canteen. Please speak with Miss Rodgers if any issues or difficulties arise. 2. TY Enterprise: There will be a follow up talk on The Enterprise Awards this Thursday, 7th November, for all TY students. This will take place in the Hall from 11.00 to 12.20 pm 3. TY Golf: All four TY classes will be going to the driving range this week as part of their TY golf module. On Thursday 7th November classes 4U and 4i will be going from 1.15 until the end of the school day. On Friday 8th November classes 4L and 4O will be going from 11.00 - 1.40. School tracksuits should be worn on the day.Leap cards/money will also be needed as transport is by public bus. 4. John Paul II Awards: Any TY student interested in signing up for the JP II Awards this year should hand in the completed application forms with the fee (€15) to Miss Doyle by Friday 8th November. Spare forms are available from Miss Doyle if required. 5. Glasnevin Tour Guiding: All four TY classes will be making their return visits to Glasnevin Cemetery in the next two weeks to complete their Tour Guiding module. Monday 11th-Class 4i, Tuesday 12th-Class 4O, Monday 18th-Class 4U and finally Tuesday 19th-Class 4L. This is a reminder to everyone that speeches should be finished and rehearsed in advance of your return. Good luck! 6. Criminal Courts: The visits to the Criminal Courts also continue next week with class 4U making their trip on Wednesday 13th November. Details are the same for every group. Students should meet in full school uniform at the Courts at 9.00 am. Registration will be taken there and the tour begins shortly after. On completion of the tour and Mock Trial, students may go back to school or make their own way home from the city centre. 7. Barista Training Day: There will be a Barista Training Workshop for all Tys next week. Full details will be given this Thursday 7th November at the year group assembly. 8. Mater Hospital Block Week: Good luck to the St Louis High School Transition Years going out on Block Week work placements in the Mater Hospital in the next couple of weeks. We hope you enjoy what will be a very worthwhile experience!

New proposed bus connects routes

  • 1st Nov 2019 9:24 am
There are new proposed bus connects routes. Please check out how this might impact on your daughter’s journey to school. The link is: https://routemapper.busconnects.ie/ We would be most grateful if you could provide the school with feedback so that we can submit another submission if we still have serious concerns about the bus routes for current and future students of St Louis High School. Please email the school at stlouishs.rathmines@gmail.com. Please entitle your email bus connects feedback. If you have serious concerns, please submit a personal submission also. The more submissions made, the better chance of changes being made to the proposals. Many thanks.

St Louis HIgh School - Autumn Newsletter

  • 24th Oct 2019 5:54 pm
Our Autumn Newsletter has now been sent to your email address. If you did not receive this, please advise the school if your email address has changed. We intend to increase the use of email to communicate with parents in order to reduce our use of paper. Thank you. https://52adef3b00eeb28acb6b-ebb5c43276d579960ba25d80cd80bb88.ssl.cf3.rackcdn.com/pdf/4622_20191024185035.pdf

TY Information - 21st October

  • 21st Oct 2019 9:02 am
1. Criminal Courts: All Transition Years will be visiting the Criminal Courts as a follow up to their Public Access to Law workshops which were held in September. This week Class 4L will make their visit on Wednesday 23rd and Class 4O on Thursday 24th October. The arrangement are the same for all classes. Students are to meet at the courts in full school uniform at 9.00am sharp. Once assembled and registered there, the group will be given a full tour including participating in their own Mock Trial. Students should bring their own lunch. At the end of the visit students may make their own way home from town or go back to the school for any extra curricular activities planned. The final part of the programme will be a short multiple choice exam . This will happen sometime after the midterm break. 2. Down Syndrome Bag Pack: A big thank-you to the huge number of TY students who have signed up for the Decamber 7th Down Syndrome Bag Pack. This will take place in Marks and Spencer shops in the city centre. Time slots have been allocated and can be checked on the noticeboard in the canteen. Any student who can no longer participate should remove her name from the list by the end of the school day tomorrow Tuesday 23rd October. This is a worthwhile cause and the fact that girls will be giving of their time on a Saturday in December is very much appreciated! 3. Work Experience: The paperwork for Session 2 Work Experience was given out last Thursday at the year group assembly. It is important that all TYs make a significant effort over the midterm break to secure their second placement. The deadline for returning the completed forms to Ms Rodgers is Thursday 21st November. The placement itself begins after Christmas but confirmation letters and school insurance needs to be sent out in advance of that so we ask that everyone respects the November deadline. (If anyone has issues or questions regarding the their work experience please feel free to ask for help) 4. 'So You Want To Be a Doctor' : Good luck to the five Transition Year students who are participating in the 'So you want to be a Doctor' Block Week in St VIncents University Hospital this week.

TY Information - 4th October

  • 4th Oct 2019 3:00 pm
1. SRC: Well done to all Transition Year students who put themselves forward for election to The Student Council. The eight girls who were elected to represent the four TY classes will be going on a 'Student Council Training Day' next Tuesday 8th October. It will take place in The Plaza Hotel in Tallaght. Students are to go to the canteen at 9.20 am after period 1 and will leave from there. Full school uniform should be worn. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. 2. TY Flag Days: There is a long tradition with St Louis High School TY Programmes of students giving back to the community. Next week two of the four classes will be participating in Flag Days: 4L on Thursday 10th October for the NCBI and 4i on Friday 11th October for The Irish Society for Autism. Full details regarding each of these will be given to the individual classes next week. 3. Criminal Courts Preparation: Class 4U will have their postponed workshop in preparation for their visit to the Criminal Courts next Thursday 10th October. It will take place in the canteen from 1.40 - 3.00 pm.

TY Information - 27th September

  • 27th Sep 2019 7:52 am
Next week is another busy week culminating with the Junior Certificate results on Friday! 1. Criminal Courts Preparation: Classes 4O and 4i will do their Criminal Courts preparation on Tuesday 1st October and Class 4U on Thursday afternoon, 3rd October. Please go to the canteen at the time due and bring your case details. 2. Work Experience: This is a reminder to all TYs that they should get their Blue Log Sheet signed each week by their employer and bring it in to Thursday's year group assembly for checking. If any queries or issues arise related to work experience please speak to Ms Rodgers. 3. Autism Talk: On Thursday 3rd October all TY will have a talk on Autism from 11.00 to 12.20 pm in the Hall. This is in preparation for the flag day that will take place during Rose Week later in October. 4. JC results: As you may be aware the Junior Certificate Results are coming out next Friday 4th October. The arrangements for the TYs are as follows: Students will have class as normal until 12.20 pm at which time they will go to Cuisle where their results will be handed out. Students will then be free to go home. We would like to strongly recommend that students celebrate their results in an appropriate and safe manner with family and friends. We hope that Friday will be a very positive and happy day for all. A letter has been sent home with your daughter today confirming these arrangements.

TY Information - 23rd September

  • 23rd Sep 2019 10:23 am
1. Work Experience: The week where Transition Year students begin their Work Experience placements has finally arrived. The TY Team would like to wish everyone a positive and engaging Session 1. Discovering whether this is or is not the career for you is not the primary objective. Being out in the world of work, meeting new people and gaining confidence are all part of what makes it a valuable and worthwhile experience. There are one or two little things to remember on the day: *Bring your Work experience Log and get it signed before the end of the day by your employer. This will then need to be signed by the school on the Thursday morning assembly each week. *Ask your employer about their Safety Statement before you begin any work. *And of course 'Manners Matter' ! 2. Criminal Courts Preparation: Each class will do a workshop in preparation for their trip to the Criminal Courts. This week Class 4L will have theirs on Tuesday 24th from 9.20 - 10.40 am. Please go directly to the canteen after period 1. 3. Glasnevin Tour Guiding: The initial trips to Glasnevin Cemetery for the Tour Guiding training continue this week with Class 4U gone today Monday 23rd and Class 4L going on Friday 27th. Students leave the school at 9.20 am and may make their own way home when their training is over. Bus fare is required and students should bring their own lunch. 4. Code Plus: The 8 girls selected to go to Trinity College next week for the Coding Programme - Code Plus are asked to meet Ms Farragher immediately after registration tomorrow Tuesday 24th, outside the staff room. Details and consent forms will be given out and any questions answered.



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