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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.

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.

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.

New St Joseph’s Mercy Navan App

Our new school app is live and can be downloaded via the App Store below.

Latest News

Mercy Academic Support Hub

Our Mercy Academic Support Hub is facilitated by our teaching staff and our Senior Academic Mentors. It is a place our students can go to avail of any help and support they need to help them excel in their studies. The Academic Hub Support Hub takes place on Tuesdays...

LCA Hair and Beauty Masterclass

Our LCA Hair and Beauty class enjoyed an afternoon with local hairdresser hair_by_ashleigh as they interviewed her on her career as a hairdresser and educator. She completed blow dry demos, GHD curls and a bridal upstyle on our students. Plenty of new tips and tricks...

TY Trip to Causey Farm

TYs recently had a most enjoyable Team Bonding day at Causey Farm. A fun day thanks to all the friendly staff at Causey. 

5th Year Team Bonding Day

Our 5th years took part in a team bonding day on Thursday 31st August at Navan Adventure Centre. Well done to our 5th years on their enthusiasm for strengthening bonds and creating memories that will last a lifetime. From team-building challenges to laughter-filled...

Open Evening 2023

Our Open Evening takes place on Thursday 5 October, from 5pm to 7pm. Girls in 6th Class and their parents/guardians are warmly invited to attend. We look forward to seeing you, and welcoming your daughter to our school community!

School Calendar 23/24

Our school calendar can be accessed by clicking ‘read more’ below.

Uniform and Dress Code

Details of our school uniform and ordering items and dress code can be accessed by clicking ‘read more’

Booklists 23/24

Booklists for all year groups can be accessed by clicking ‘read more’

Term Times Summer Edition

The Summer Edition of our school newspaper, 'Term Times' can be viewed here. It includes a round-up of all school events and contributions from our students. Many thanks to the student editorial team; Lily, Caoimhe, Abigail, Aoife, Sophie, Sadiye, Clodagh and Katie,...

Darkness into Light 2023

Well done to our students who took part in Darkness into Light 2023 on Saturday 6th May. An early start for a very worthy cause, Pieta House.

Vanity Flare in the Junk Kouture Final!

Well done to Transition Year Emma Fanning who competed in the Junk Kouture Final at the 3Arena on 4th May with her design 'Vanity Flare'.


Contact Us

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