St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School
Welcome to the St Joseph’s Mercy Secondary School website.
We are a Catholic Mercy School, under the trusteeship of CEIST. Our school is a happy, dynamic and caring place of learning. We are situated in the heart of the community of Navan and currently have an enrolment of 707 girls.
Our website will give you an insight into our school. Through it you will learn of our aims, philosophy, values and the day to day activities, all of which make St Joseph’s a unique and exceptional place of learning.
Ms Brady, our Science and Maths teacher, suffered multiple cardiac arrests and a stroke in November while on career break in the United Arab Emirates. We cordially invite you to a Coffee Morning in the school on Saturday 10th March from 10am to 3pm to raise funds for her recovery. Tickets available in the school office and on our website priced at €10.read more
Our Transition Year students were honoured to visit Áras an Uachtaráin on Thursday the 18th of January with Ms Mulligan and Ms Doherty where they were welcomed by President Michael D. Higgins.read more
For the third time in five years, our school has won the Ezio Lupo Bursary Competition. Well done to our winning team, Emily Navagh-Burke, Salome Maher-Bordalo and Heather Mai Kane and their teacher Ms. Smith!read more
Well done to 6th year students Niamh Yourell and Megan O’Gorman who represented our school at the BT Young Scientist competition. Their project explored the issue of muscle injury associated with training on artificial surfaces.read more
Congratulations to the team involved in the writing and publication of the inaugural issue of our school newspaper, Term Times. The editor, Angela Dowdall can be contacted via email: email@example.com more
Our Career Guidance Department will be hosting a Careers Day in the school on Thursday 11th January 2018 for 3rd, TY, 5th and 6th year students and their parents. Over 20 exhibitors will be present on the day, including Universities, Institutes of Technology and Colleges of Further Education. There will also be information on grants, money matters and much more.read more
Every good wish to our Staff, Students and their families for the Christmas Season and New Year. School will close for Christmas on Friday 22 December and reopen on Monday January 8, 2018.read more
A total of €1,500 was raised on Thursday 14th December during our Christmas Jumper Day in aid of the Society of St Vincent de Paul. Thank you to all who donated and to our Student Council for organising. Our Flickr photo album from the day can be viewed here.read more
Well done to 2016 Head Girl Catherine Smyth, who was recently awarded a bursary by the Irish Hereford Breed Society, for her assignment entitled: Ireland’s Green Grass – Our Pot of Gold at the end of the Rainbow. It is wonderful to hear about the successes and achievements of our Mercy girls!read more
On Tuesday 5th December, I had the opportunity to travel to Dublin and represent the young people in Navan and of course to represent our school at Dáil na nÓg as part of Comhairle na nÓg.read more
‘Passing on the Light’ was the theme of this year’s Carol Service, which took place in St Mary’s Church on Tuesday December 12th.read more
Congratulations to Blathnaid Keyes (Class of 2017), who received an Entrance Scholarship from University College Dublin last week, where she is studying Medicine. We wish her well in her further studies!read more