Principal’s Welcome

Welcome to Limerick ETSS

Leading Learning’

Welcome to Limerick Educate Together Secondary School’s website. School choice for your son or daughter is a crucial decision. In a world that continues to evolve so too must education. In Limerick ETSS, we recognise this and we ensure that we create a welcoming and vibrant school community that places the student at the centre of the educational process. We are passionate about education and we are honoured to be entrusted with the privilege of leading Limerick City’s newest school; a school where everything we do is based on three fundamental principles – curiosity, creativity and diversity – all of which underpin the four pillars of the Educate Together Blueprint for Second-level Schools – equality-based, co-educational, student-centered and democratically run. Central to these core principals is student wellbeing, student guidance and student voice.

The purchase of a 14 acre green field site for the new school in Castletroy by the Department of Education and Skills marks a very exciting time for the community. The DES plan are break ground this coming Autumn on a new state of the art campus which will cater for 1000 students. Equality, diversity and inclusion together with innovation and technology will lie at the heart of learning in Limerick ETSS where student voice and wellbeing is central to all that we do . We strive to foster a culture where each and every student can be who they want to be; a culture that enables every student, in their own way, to grow academically and socially to reach their potential.

Limerick ETSS provides a curriculum and learning environment that equips students with the knowledge and skills to thrive in the 21st century. In Limerick ETSS, your child will develop skills in creative and critical thinking, communication, teamwork, research and leadership. Our highly-qualified teachers use the best teaching and learning methodologies to ensure that students’ learning is active, relevant, challenging and enjoyable. Limerick ETSS is committed to creating classroom cultures that cultivate the habits and attitudes of curious, confident and independent learners, qualities that will serve your child for the rest of his or her lives.

Everything we do in Limerick ETSS will be focused on the belief that every student is different and that the one size model does not fit all. We understand that the ways people learn is as unique as their fingerprints. Our aim is to be the best that we can be, that is, to design a flexible and sustainable curriculum that provides genuine learning opportunities for each and every student. Put simply, we want every student to be brilliant. Essential to making this happen is student and parental voice. On this front, we are particualry excited about the learning spaces that we have and are still developing in Limerick ETSS . Our classrooms are flexible learning environments designed to encourage students to engage with others, collaborate, create, share and reflect on their learning experiences . Our commitment to you is that Limerick ETSS will provide an engaging and challenging learning environment where your child will learn to know, learn to do, learn to live together and learn to be.

We invite you to pursue our website and prospectus and take full advantage of the magnificent educational opportunity Limerick ETSS presents.

Eoin Shinners B.A., H-Dip, M.A.