Glenageary, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Type of School
Girls Boarding School
Church of Ireland
Number of Students
With its Church of Ireland background, Rathdown is a Christian school in which the traditions and values of the Christian faith are nurtured and developed. Members of all faiths are welcomed in the School’s spiritual and worshipping life, along with those of no religious affiliation.
Our policy is to promote understanding and respect for the sincerely held beliefs of all. We believe that a good, rounded education is essential to the moral, social, emotional, cultural and academic development of each individual student.
The School’s overriding objective is to enable the pupils to reach a position where they can make informed choices about personal faith and related matters for themselves, thus contributing to the wellbeing and moral development of society as a whole.
Junior Cycle Transition Year and Senior Cycle
Sciences, Humanities and Art, Modern Languages, History, Design & Communication Graphics, Geography, Home Economics, Business, Applied Maths
Sports and Extra-Curricular Activities
Trinity Guildhall Speech & Drama, Group Drama, Public Speaking, Effective Communication, Horse-Riding, Sailing, Guitar, Golf, Hip hop, Solo Singing, Clarinet, Violin, Piano, Flute, Bassoon
Music and Debating
Innismore House, Hillcourt House and music Centre.
Art Rooms, Music Centre, Science Labs, Home Economics, Computer Labs, Library, School Dining Hall,
Sport Hall, All-weather AstroTurf hockey pitch
Light Blue Blouse
Official School Tracksuit