Louisburgh Co. Mayo



Student Responsibilities:

  • Students are expected to be punctual at all times, to be clean and tidy and dressed in the prescribed uniform.
  • Students will be prepared for each subject with the relevant homework completed; all students are expected to listen attentively in class.
  • Students will respect people and property; they will report any accidental damage they cause and act in a proper manner around school.
  • Students when in school uniform and/or on school activities, are expected to obey school rules.

Breaches of the Code of Behaviour are recorded by class teacher and appropriate sanctions imposed.
Recurring incidents are reported to the class tutor and school procedures are followed.
When misbehaviour persists Year Heads review the situation and recommendations are made to the Principal.


For Health and Safety:

  • Students should take reasonable care to ensure their own safety and the safety of others.
  • Students should familiarise themselves with emergency exit routes for each room that they use.
  • Students should obey all safety instructions given by staff.
  • Students must not interfere with any safety equipment such as fire extinguishers, alarm bells or fire hose reels.
  • Students must not litter the school. Litter can be a serious health hazard.
  • A defibrillator is onsite with members of staff trained in its use.


First Aid:
If a student is taken ill at school, they report to the School Office or deputy Principal. The staff will, if necessary, contact a parent/guardian.
Any student who injures themselves during a PE or Games lesson should immediately speak to the teacher in charge. If necessary, a member of staff will accompany the student to hospital. The School Office will contact parents to advise them of the situation.
Parents should notify the School Office immediately with any alterations to their contact telephone/mobile phone numbers.


Dress Code:
Students are expected to maintain high standards in their personal appearance. This is part of being proud of themselves and of their School. It is also a vital part of preparing students for the world of work, where personal presentation can matter a great deal in achieving their ambitions. Students are expected to wear the full school uniform, relevant sportswear, or other indicated attire for school outings.



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Sancta Maria College, Louisburgh
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