School Website: http://straphaelas.ie/
The school offers a diverse and stimulating “Transition Year”. This is an optional year between Junior cycle and Senior cycle, which helps to facilitate student maturation. They are challenged academically, but also have a strong Learning Support Department and Guidance Department. Timetabled study sessions for three hours each day support student learning. Various trips and excursions both nationally and abroad are taken. Their strong motto, which supports the school’s ethos and established by their patron Saint Raphaela, is: Ad Finem Fidelis: Faithful to the End. The school is built on the values of respect and standing together as a community.
Extracurricular Activities Offered:
Sport: Hockey, Soccer, Basketball, Gaelic Football, Camogie, Badminton,
Athletics, Rugby, Fencing, Zumba, Yoga.
Other extra-curricular activities: Debating, Craft club, Book club, Science club, Chess club, Choir, Green Schools, Health Promoting Schools.