St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush

Mission Statement

We aim to provide a secure and caring environment which promotes effort, achievement and the enjoyment of learning, where students develop self esteem, responsibility and self management skills in an atmosphere of respect and mutual support, inspired by our Catholic tradition.

School History

St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush, Co. Dublin was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1961. Rush is situated in Fingal, approximately 16km from Dublin Airport.

The school is located near the South Shore Beach overlooking Lambay Island.

In 1980, the school which had until then catered for girls only, became co-educational to cater for further local needs.

News from St. Joseph’s Secondary School, Rush

04 Mar 2020
St Joseph’s Rush News – February 2020

Frame of Mind – Short Film Competition Well Done & Congratulations to Keira Dockrell Brady & Amy Roche,…

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02 Dec 2019
St. Josephs Rush News – December 2019

Minister Joe McHugh Visit It was great to see Minister Joe McHugh, the first Minister of Education to visit St…

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27 Nov 2018
St. Joseph’s Rush News – November 2018

St. Joseph’s Beat D-Kube Last week, St. Joseph’s Secondary School held “D-Kube” in St. Maurs GAA as one…

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26 Jan 2018
St. Joseph’s Secondary School Rush deliver Mental Health Talk to 1st Years

TY Students in St Joseph’s School were trained in presenting the Jigsaw Mental Health Awareness Talk to their…

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26 Jan 2018
St. Joseph’s Secondary School Rush – NCAD Access Ten Programme

NCAD Access Ten is an access programme for DEIS schools. It is now in its tenth year and…

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26 Mar 2016
St. Joseph’s Secondary School Rush participates in 4th Cycle Against Suicide Student Leaders’ Congress

Stars of Irish broadcasting, sport, music, member of the Garda Siochana and PSNI came together with Minister Jimmy Deenihan to…

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