Ethos & Mission

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Ethos & Mission

Ethos Statement

Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa is a co-educational Catholic primary school, under the patronage of the Archbishop of Dublin.  In school we promote a supportive and Christian community.  We endeavour to provide a positive environment where good personal relationships and mutual respect are the corner stones.


Mission Statement

Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa Aims

  • To develop fully each child using a child centred – curriculum.
  • To develop each child intellectually, morally, spiritually, socially, physically and culturally to the best of his/her ability.
  • To provide the conditions necessary to enable each person to obtain an education appropriate to his/her physical, intellectual and imaginative capacity.
  • To promote knowledge, skills and attitudes, a spirit of inquiry and the capacity to analyse issues critically and constructively.
  • To create tolerant, caring and politically aware members of society.
  • To foster in the children an awareness and sense of responsibility to their local environment of Glendalough and then in turn the greater environment of the world.
  • To help each child realise his/her strengths and to promote positive self-esteem and self-satisfaction.
  • To promote a true image of the school within the community as a happy educational establishment of high quality.
  • To strive to promote, both individually and collectively, the professional and personal development of teachers through staff development programmes.
  • To encourage the involvement of parents through home/school contacts and through their involvement in the Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa Parents Association.


School Motto

Mol an óige agus tiocfaidh sé.