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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.

Virtual Tour

Tour our school to see what Mercy has to offer with Head Girls Sarah and Ruth as your guides.

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.

iClass App

Parents and guardians should download our school app to keep up to date with most recent news and events.

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

Return to School Guidelines

Return to school guidelines for parents of Leaving Certificate students can be accessed by clicking ‘read more’.

Return to In-Person Learning

The Department of Education has issued guidance to parents and students to assist you with the preparation for the return to in-person learning.

Letter from Minister for Education

Minister Norma Foley has published correspondence relating to the phased reopening of schools. Click ‘Read More’ to access.

Good Luck to our BT Young Scientist Projects!

Best of luck to our three TY groups who have qualified for the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition 2021!

€1500 Raised for Meath Women’s Refuge

On Friday 11th December, our Student Council held a Christmas Jumper Day in the school in aid of Meath Women’s Refuge & Support Services, raising a phenomenal €1,500!

Virtual Carol Service 2020

Well done to our students and teachers Ms Hickey and Ms O’Sullivan on organising our Virtual Carol Service, which can be watched below.

Presentation to the Victorious Senior Ladies

Presentation to the Victorious Senior Ladies Football Leinster C Schools Winners.

5th Years in Junk Kouture Grand Final!

Our Junk Kouture Finalists, 5th Year students Abby, Claudia and Kaia have been filming as part of the Grand Final!

Amber Flag for Mercy

Many thanks to Brian from Pieta House visited the school recently to thank our Amber Flag Committee and raise our Amber Flag!

€1,200 Raised for Pieta House

Our 5th Year LCVP students organised an Orange Uniform Free day recently in aid of Pieta House raising €1,200!

Happy Friendship Week

Friendship Week begins on Monday 16th November. Lots of fantastic activities planned throughout this week!

COVID-19 Protocols

Is your daughter unwell? Click here for guidance on the next steps and our school protocols.

Open Letter to Parents from Dr Ronan Glynn

An open letter from the acting Chief Medical Officer Dr Ronan Glynn regarding the reopening of schools.