About Our School
Ramsgrange Community School is set in green and spacious grounds, benefitting from all that the Sunny South East has to offer to the young inquiring mind, Ramsgrange Community School is an institution in educational opportunity. A school framed by the Sisters of St Louis tradition amalgamated with all the attributes of Sheilbaggan Vocational School. This Community School has been educating young minds for over 30 years. It offers up-to-date facilities in a comfortable complex of bright, airy classrooms.
Here a warm welcome is extended to each student, whose various needs are met by a team of experienced and dedicated staff. Academic excellence and achieving one’s personal best is encouraged.
The Community School offers pupils both the practical and academic in a broad general curriculum, so that each pupil is offered an educational structure suitable to his/her needs, abilities and interests.
Ramsgrange Community School is a co-educational school established and managed with the aim of providing quality education for the people of the area, which we serve.
Our mission statement :
Ramsgrange Community School is a welcoming, open and inclusive school. Our aim is to develop each of our students as a whole person by promoting an atmosphere of respect, honesty and fairness in which all the school community can achieve their full potential.
Our school ethos, center’s on respect for oneself and for others and loves of our religious and cultural heritage, both as Irish citizens and Europeans. This is lived out in the teaching and instruction around our charter.
We aim to develop the whole person: intellectually, spiritually, socially, emotionally, physically and aesthetically.
Under recent DES initiatives Ramsgrange Community School has embarked on a journey of robust School Self-Evaluation, constantly striving to improve and implement best practice by continuous inward reflection. Our School Improvement Plan (Numeracy) 2013/2014 was nationally commended by the PDST. Our Code of Behaviour is being used as a template for best practice by the National Principal’s Network.
We encourage our student’s participation and interest in sport and other extra curricular activities, to enhance their confidence, team-spirit, self-discipline, initiative and leadership skills.
Through our comprehensive subject range and emphasis on participation, justice and discipline, we aim to instill in our students a sense of personal worth and responsibility which will motivate them beyond school into the world of work and good citizenship and in the area of third level education.
Our school endeavors to follow and enact the educational ethos of Community Schools.
Facilities include up to date Laboratories, Specialist rooms for Languages, Art, Career Guidance, Computers, Home Economics and Physical Education. Other facilities are the Canteen, Library and Oratory.
Outside on the grounds is a track encircling the pitches and playing field and Basketball courts. Gaelic Football, Hurling, Basketball, Camogie, Soccer and Equestrian are its’ most popular sports.