2021 Second-level Schools


The Department of Education has announced that it will open a number of second-level schools in 2021.  Educate Together has applied for patronage of two brand new second-level schools to serve:

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If you would like to be kept up-to-date, just click through to the links above. If you would like to help in any of Educate Together’s campaigns, let us know at newschools@educatetogether.ie.

Educate Together recently held online public meetings for both campaigns. You can watch the recording of the Gorey meeting here and the recording of the Booterstown / Blackrock / Dún Laoghaire here.


Why choose Educate Together?

There are a lot of reasons to choose Educate Together as a second-level school patron: at primary level Educate Together has forty years experience of providing an education based on human rights and that welcomes all children regardless of religious, social or cultural background. Educate Together has established a tradition of democracy, inclusion and equality that benefits pupils, parents and teachers alike.

Educate Together second-level schools continue in this vein, with innovative teaching methods, an inclusive, student-centred ethos and a move away from ‘teaching to the test’ so that all aspects of student well-being is considered.