Vision, Aims & Ethos
An Educate Together second-level school willTaking the Next Step | A Blueprint for Educate Together Second-Level Schools
aim to provide an education that will enable
all students to contribute meaningfully to
their communities, embrace the rights and
responsibilities of citizenship in a democratic
society and develop the knowledge and skills
necessary to live their lives and to build their
careers in the 21st century.
Limerick ETSS strives to provide a caring and supportive school community that nurtures each student’s personal, social and academic potential throughout their school career. Fundamental to our vision is an emphasis on building learning power so that all our students, irrespective of belief system, race, ethnicity, class, culture, gender, language, lifestyle and ability, are equipped with the learning habits and qualifications to thrive in the 21st century. We believe that all people should have access to an excellent education that is inclusive and fosters a culture where students can be who they want to be.
Limerick ETSS is committed to providing a learning experience that is student-centred. By assessing not only what students learn but how they learn, Limerick ETSS will enable all students to contribute meaningfully to their local, national and global communities, embrace the rights and responsibilities of active citizenship and develop the knowledge and skills needed to live, learn and work in the 21st century.
Limerick ETSS’s ethos is built on the values set out in the Blueprint for Educate Together Second-level Schools. The Board of Management upholds the ethos of the school, ensuring that it is: