St Patrick’s N.S. is a co-educational Catholic primary school under the patronage of the Bishop of Dublin. Together with the Board of Management, the parents and the parish community, we provide Religious Education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church. We have adopted the ‘Alive-O’ programme, the recommended approach to religious education for the reception of the sacraments of Penance, Holy Communion and Confirmation. We promote the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith in a manner that is welcoming to and inclusive of the presence of pupils committed to other religious traditions.
Our Christian ethos also permeates the school day through our actions, attitudes and practices: