St. Michael’s National School Cootehill is a co-educational mixed Catholic Primary School, which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.
While St. Michael’s N.S. is a school with a Catholic ethos, it also has due recognition for all other religions.
St. Michael’s N.S. will endeavour to enhance the self-esteem of everyone in the school community, to imbue in the pupils respect for people and property and to encourage in them the idea of being responsible.
St. Michael’s N.S. will encourage involvement of parents through home/school contacts. Our Home School Community Liaison Co-ordinator can be contacted through the school. Involvement is also encouraged through contact with St. Michael’s N.S. Parents Association and various parent courses that are organised in the school.
St. Michael’s N.S. will promote gender equality amongst the teachers and pupils.
St. Michael’s N.S. will strive to promote, both individually and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programmes.