Mercy Secondary School Ballymahon is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School under the Trusteeship of CEIST, which is influenced by the values of the Sisters of Mercy. We, as a Catholic School aim to educate the whole person, developing the full potential of each and aiming to prepare our students for life. We encourage the pursuit of excellence in our teaching and learning opportunities. In our daily quest we value the principles of justice, mutual respect, equality, cultural diversity and tolerance, leading to the promotion of a positive self-image. A caring atmosphere permeates our School where good relationships are fostered between staff, students, parents and the community, to the development of mutual trust and thus facilitating true partnership.
In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 and Tusla Guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, the Board of Management of Mercy Secondary School has agreed the Child Safeguarding Statement set out in documents available to download below.