Welcome from the Principal

Thank you for taking the time to visit the Manor House website which I hope you will find both interesting and informative.

Manor House is a Catholic Voluntary Secondary School for girls founded by the Poor Servants of the Mother of God (SMG). It is the ethos and educational philosophy of the SMG that informs the way we do things in our school. Manor House is now under the stewardship of the Le Chéile Schools Trust to whom the SMG have entrusted the legal, financial and inspirational role of trusteeship. No matter what area the SMG work in they aim to respect the dignity and uniqueness of every individual. The school reflects this aim by trying to create an environment that demonstrates a concern for the welfare and good of others. We do our best to provide all our students with an academic programme appropriate to their needs within a caring and supportive environment.

Manor House has a six-year cycle, which includes a compulsory Transition Year. It provides a broad range of traditional academic subjects to Leaving Certificate Higher Level and also offers a comprehensive programme of general education, an excellent pastoral care system in addition to a wide range of extra-curricular and sporting activities. I hope that you enjoy your ‘web’ visit to our school and that by the time you have finished browsing you will have a good idea of the many different facets of school life in Manor House.

Mary O'Neill, Principal



Message for Parents: Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Analysis

All schools are required to have a Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Analysis.  Each year we need to review these.  We invite teachers, students and parents to take part in this review.  

As a parent you can be involved in the review by reading the Child Safeguarding Statement and Risk Analysis and providing feedback.  The Risk Analysis outlines areas of risk in school and how to mitigate these risks so as to ensure the safety of students. When you have read the document please  click on the link below and answer the questions about the Risk Analysis.


Politics and Society Trip to RTE: 4 February 2019

The 5th Year Politics and Society class were in the audience for a live recording of 'Claire Byrne Live' in RTE on 4 February 2019. Thanks to Mr Biggane for organising the trip.

Camogie Successes: February 2019

Our minor camogie team won their first camogie match of the year, beating Colaiste Cois Life 3-3 to 2-1. The goals were scored by Nicola Cotter, Caoimhe Tierney and Carys Daly. Sinéad O'Hanlon also put a couple of great points across the bar! Well done to the whole team!

We would also like to congratulate Lauran Robinson and Niamh McCormack on being selected for the Dublin Minor 2019 squad.

French Exchange 2019: Return Visit
TY Trip February 2019: Border Hopping
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Important Dates
  • 18 Feb to 22 Feb: Mid-term break
  • 28 Feb: TY information meeting
  • 25 Mar to 05 Apr: SEC Practicals and Orals

Parents who attended the talk, this evening, entitled 'Tips for Parents of 5th years' may wish to download the slides. Please click here.

Bon Séjour en France!

09 February 2019

A group of our 5th year French students left for Rueil-Malmaison today on the return part of their exchange. They will stay in the homes of the students who visited Dublin in January.

The Smile Committee made a big effort to de-stress the 6th years by inviting them for tea and cakes today. The poor old 6th years start their Mock exams on Monday.

Click on the heading above to get some information about the teacher training days for the new Junior Cycle.

French Debates

30 January 2019

Well done to our 5th year French students who competed in the inaugural St Andrew's College French Debating Competition this afternoon! They won best teamwork, best individual debate and Lucy won best pronunciation.

DCU Computer Course

17 January 2019
Some of our TYs learnt how to programme and create apps in DCU.

French Visitors

12 January 2019

Our 5th year students are very excited about welcoming their French exchange students from Lycée Richelieu in Rueil-Malmaison for a week. Check out some photos on our French page.

Christmas Carol Service

12 December 2018

The annual Manor House Carol service took place today. Thanks to all the singers and musicians, along with Ms Grace. Click on the heading to hear some of the songs.

Christmas Party 2018

09 December 2018

The 6th year prefects organised a three-course meal for around 200 senior citizens from the local community yesterday evening, ably abetted by last year's prefects along with members of Raheny Garda. See evidence of a good time here.

School Musical 2018

03 December 2018

The Musical, 'Oklahoma' takes place this week. Best wishes to the TY students, under the musical direction of Mr Clinch. 

Politics and Society

30 November 2018

Our 5th year Politics and Society students, along with their teacher Mr Biggane, attended a workshop in government buildings today. To see photos, click on this heading.

Some of our TY students participated in a five-week training programme run by Jigsaw, the mental health support service for 12 to 25 year olds. 'It's time to start talking' helps to promote positive mental health in teenagers and young adults. To see photos taken at the presentation of certificates, click on this heading.