The Patrician High School was established at the turn of the century to provide second level education for the sons of Catholic families in the area.
The Viscount Weymouth Grammar School, since closed, was already well established to cater for the children and Church of Ireland families.
Dean Birmingham, PP, invited the Patrician Brothers to the town to manage the school and gave them his own house (the building now known as the Old Monastery) for the purpose. The school was set up in one room in the house and one room in the backyard. There were eight pupils.
The promotion of the educational development and fulfilment of the educational needs of all our pupils in a secure environment.
The pursuit of excellence in individual achievement while nurturing a growth in responsibility that will prepare pupils for their role in family and society.
The maintenance of an educational philosophy, based on our Christian principles, which will guide and support our pupils through further education and the world of work.
The creation of an atmosphere within the school in which