Scoil Íosa is a co-educational Catholic Primary School under the Patronage of The Catholic Archbishop of Tuam Diocese. In line with our Catholic ethos, all children are welcomed to our school regardless of culture, persuasion or religious beliefs.
Our aim is to create a safe and happy environment in which each member of the school community feels valued and in which all of our pupils are afforded the opportunity to achieve their full potential socially and academically. Pupils in Scoil Íosa are encouraged to develop as well rounded, confident and caring individuals who have developed their talents to the fullest degree.
Schedule of a Roman Catholic School.
A Roman Catholic school (which is established in connection with the Minister) aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil : intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people. The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Catholic school provides religious education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith.
CPSMA Handbook (p.19)