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Presentation, Wexford is a Voluntary Catholic Secondary School for girls, operating under the CEIST Trusteeship. Our school supports the Religious & Educational Philosophy of Nano Nagle. Religious Education takes a central place in the life & curriculum of the school. Our school was established in Wexford in October 1818, the first religious order to come to the town after the Penal Laws. Last year we marked 200 years of providing education to Wexford Town and surrounding areas. The school is managed by a Board of Management, funded by the DES and operates within the regulations & guidelines set down by the DES. The school has an active Parents’ Association and a Student Council. We have a long-standing tradition & culture of success, achievement & excellence in the academic, sporting, artistic & scientific arenas provided by a generous & committed staff. We have high expectations of our students in all they do, be it academic, sporting or cultural. We also have a welcoming and friendly environment for our school community, as well as excellent facilities in the heart of the town. Our standards include: Happy students & staff, Caring & supportive towards each other, High quality teaching & learning, High personal standards, Christian ethos, Respect & manners, High standards of behaviour, Positive Reinforcement, Leadership, Professionalism & respect. Our Motto. "Our Best, Always."
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Welcome All,

In this section of the website, I will keep you updated on recent developments here in the school.

A very Happy New Year to everyone, I hope 2020 is a peaceful and happy one for us all.

Each year when we return after Christmas, we start a fresh new year with the usual buzz of school life. First years are getting well settled and once again, I encourage parents to make sure your daughter is getting involved in after school activities.

It is now an extremely busy time in school—mock exams, preparing for orals, practical’s, completing Projects and CBA’s etc. A lot of hard work starts to come together; students are making choices re Senior Cycle and Transition Year, and 2nd year options. As well as this we will mark Catholic Schools week between now and mid-term.

Congratulations to all of the students who have represented Presentation Secondary Wexford in so many sporting activities, debating, competitions in the last few weeks and since the start of the year. It also is chance to remind parents and students, of the vast amount of extra-curricular activities that are available here in Presentation Wexford, from camogie, Gaelic Football, Basketball, Badminton, Soccer, Debating, Athletics, Deep-green, Games Club, Walking Club, Couch to 5K to the Feminist Society there is something for everyone on offer.

Currently our 3rd and 6th years are busy preparing for the Pre Leaving & Junior Cycle examinations, we wish them all the very best, the hard work will pay off. Mock examinations are a very important learning experience for students regarding time management and how to read questions carefully as these are the two main pitfalls experienced.

There is also a very excited group of Transition years who will be heading to Co Louth for their activity holiday, and a further 32 students will travel to Italy to hit the slopes in the next few weeks.

We will also welcomed all of our incoming 1st years who will be joining the school in September 2020 on Thursday the 16th January. I look forward to working with the new 1st year students over the course of the next 5-6 years. On behalf of the school, I thank you for choosing our school as the place where your daughter will spend the teenage years of her life. In hindsight, some of us say “The best days of our Lives”. We hope that all our students strive to do their best in life.

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Principal - Mr. William Ryan
Deputy Principal - Ms. Mary Dooley
Deputy Principal - Ms.Caroline Ryan

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