Ethos

St. Fintan’s NS is a Catholic school under the patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin. It is a co-educational, primary school, which strives to provide a caring, happy and secure environment where the intellectual, spiritual, moral, physical and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed while promoting respect for all faiths and/or value systems,

The school supports the principles of inclusiveness, equality of access and of participation in school life, with respect for diversity of tradition, values, beliefs and ways of life in society, whilst working within the context of the Rules and Regulations of the Department of Education and Skills.

The school promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Catholic School provides religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices, and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic faith.

It is a mainstream school which teaches the national curriculum to classes from Junior Infants to 6th class. It is funded by grants from the Department of Education and Skills.