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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.

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Christmas Fair

  • 5th Dec 2019 8:52 pm
Thank you for all your support to date. Last call now for items to be dropped in tomorrow. Remember that we will need home-baked goods on Sunday morning please. Thank you to all who are helping with the organisation of the fair and all the volunteers.
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Christmas Concert in St Louis High School - organised by St Louis Primary Schools' Parent Association

  • 3rd Dec 2019 9:53 am
St Louis Primary School PA is organising a special 80th Anniversary fundraiser on Wednesday 11th December (doors open at 7pm) with some for Ireland's best musical talent including John Sheahan (The Dubliners), Load, Colm Mac an Iomaire (formerly of the Frames and Kila) and May Kay (Flight Light aps and le Galaxie). Tickets cost €25 each. If you are interested in attending this wonderful concert, please contact the PA rep katetcurtin@gmail,com. The concert will be held in St Louis High School's concert hall. Please support this event.
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TY Information - 25th November

  • 25th Nov 2019 10:24 am
1. Social Placement: We would like to wish all our Transition Years the very best of luck on their Social placements this week. We see this as an opportunity to give something back to the community and while it will be a very valuable experience in the adult world of work, we hope you find the generosity of spirit to put yourselves second this week! Finally, all yellow feedback forms need to be completed by the placements and brought back into school for the Thursday morning year group assembly on December 5th. 2. Science Block Week:: A very interesting Science based Block Week has just come to our attention. Details are up on the school website if any student wishes to apply. Students who have already been lucky enough to participate in an additional Block Week are reminded that preference will be given to those yet to do one. (in the event of over subscription) "A collaboration between I-LOFAR and Science Gallery Dublin, this week-long Transition Year programme is a chance to explore space science, engineering, art and design. This programme will take place in the I-LOFAR Education Centre in Birr Castle Demense, which will bring students face to face with an international network of world class space research with the I-LOFAR Radio Telescope. This programme gives students the opportunity to develop 21st Century skills - creativity, critical thinking, collaboration and communication. The workshop sessions also offer the opportunity for students to interact with leading researchers and experts, and get an insight into the exciting career possibilities in space."
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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.
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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.
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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!
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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!
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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
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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.

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