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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 over 700 girls.

We hope as that you browse through our site, you will discover the vibrant, inclusive and positive school community that is St Joseph’s. If you would like any further information, please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.

Head Girls’ Welcome

A welcome message from Tara and Rita

Our Foundress

In 1831, Catherine McAuley founded the Sisters of Mercy, a Religious Congregation involved in the care of the poor, the sick and educationally disadvantaged.

Our History

Navan Convent was founded in 1853 by Mother Catherine Atkinson and three Sisters who came from Kells. In 1857 the Sisters moved to Leighsbrook House.

Contact Us

Address: Brews Hill, Navan, Co. Meath, C15 HW32. Phone: +353 (0)46 9021830 Fax: +353 (0)469029350 Email: office@mercynavan.ie

Latest News

Self-Care September

It's Self-Care September here in Mercy! Lots of ways to look after our wellbeing throughout the month!

Congratulations to the Class of 2019

Well done to our Class of 2019. We are extremely proud of you and your amazing achievements. Carry the Mercy community spirit and support with you always.

Music Tuition Applications Now Open

Continuing our musical tradition in the school, enrolment is now open for Instrumental and Vocal Tuition. Our application form can be accessed here.

Information on Leaving Certificate Results and Online Registration

Important information for the Leaving Certificate Class of 2019: the key dates for Leaving Certificate Results, Viewing of Scripts and Appeals can be accessed by clicking ‘read more’

Preparing for the New School Year

Important details in preparation for the new school year.

Summer Issue of ‘Term Times’

The Summer issue of our school newspaper written by our students, ‘Term Times’ is now available online! Many thanks to Ms Dowdall and the school newspaper team for all their hard work on the newspaper this year.

Booklists for 2019/20

Our 2019-20 booklists for all year groups are now accessible online. As part of our school’s environmental initiative, lists will no longer be sent by post. Click ‘read more’ to view.

Mercy Female Farmers at Bloom 2019

Our Mercy Female farmers will be at the Bloom gardening festival in the Phoenix Park this week, promoting their project and theme ‘Women in Agriculture’. Make sure to visit them at the AgriAware Bord Bia Farm in the Food Village and say hello!

Summer Holidays

It is hard to believe that we are at the end of another busy school year and looking forward to the summer break. We would like to wish our 3rd and 6th years the very best of luck in their Junior and Leaving Certificate exams. We wish our school community a safe and happy summer.

2nd Year Tour to Explorium

Our 2nd year students enjoyed their trip to Explorium, Ireland’s National Sport and Science Centre, recently. Many thanks to our Science Department for organising and accompanying our Mercy girls on the day.

TY Student Receives Prosper Meath Award

Congratulations to TY student Grace O’Neill, winner of the Prosper Meath Award for her community and voluntary work. Prosper Meath provides Day Services to adults with an intellectual disability across County Meath.

1st Year Trip to Tayto Park

Our 1st years had a great day at Tayto Park on Friday 24th May. Many thanks to their Year Head Ms McCabe for organising and the 1st year home room teachers for accompanying.

Transition Year Graduation

Our Transition Year classes marked their last day on May 23rd with their Graduation ceremony. Rome Tour, A Million Dreams, Junk Kouture, Gaisce and several successful Mini-Companies, you’ve had a busy year! We hope the skills you have learned and experiences of the past year will stay with you for many years to come.

Accelerated Reader Programme in St Joseph’s

In 2019-20, our Second and Transition Year students will participate in a new school initiative, the Accelerated Reader Programme. This is a specifically designed computer programme which will monitor, support and guide students in their reading. A huge thank you to the Parents Council who have worked on raising the funds for this initiative through the Silver Circle.