School Charter

Our Lady of Mercy Junior School, Kells

Our Lady of Mercy Junior School, Kells is a Roman Catholic School established with the Minister for Education and aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil, intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people.

The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by a belief in God and the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The Catholic School provides Religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and traditions of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of pupils in the Catholic faith.

In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.

Mission Statement

Our School aims:

  • To enable the full and harmonious development of each child in an environment which promotes Christian values and respect for all
  • To provide quality education to meet the needs of all pupils in our school
  • To support and encourage one another in our work
  • To work closely with parents and all others involved in the life and work of our school

Mercy Philosophy of Education

Inspired by the vision of Catherine McAuley, Mercy Education is committed to holistic development and to the achievement of the full potential of each student, particularly those who are disadvantaged or marginalised. It is a process informed and influenced by the teaching and example of Jesus Christ and be conducted in an atmosphere of care, respect and joy. Mercy Education is committed to ongoing whole school development in collaboration and partnership with the Board of Management, staff, parents, pupils and the wider community