St Patrick’s College, Annual Admissions Notice 2023 -2024

St Patrick’s College, Lacken Cross has published its annual admissions notice for 2023 – 2024. The admissions notice can be found by clicking on the ‘Our School’ drop down menu at the top of this page and scrolling to the tab ‘Admissions Notice’ at the bottom of the drop down menu. If you have any […]

Webwise Parent’s Hub

The Webwise Parents Hub provides free support for parents and guardians to help ensure their child has a safe, positive, experience online. Webwise provides important information and advice on various online safety topics. Webwise also provides information about popular apps that your child might be using. You can access the Webwise parent’s hub by clicking […]

Girls Friendship Day with Colaiste Pobal Acla

Our first and second year girls welcomed the girls from Colaiste Pobal Acla today for a friendship day. We played basketball in mixed teams in a spirit of friendship and harmony. Everyone got a chance to play and some students discovered that they have a talent for basketball! We look forward to meeting up with […]

First Year Students Paired Reading Update

Our first year students have been busy all year working on their skills. They have participated in a paired reading programme with the schools Transition Year class. Reading is a life long skill that is crucial to success and also can be a great source of relaxation. The students enjoyed a pizza party having received […]

Supporting parents to become aware of their own needs and look after their own well being

Barnardos, in conjunction with the ETB Schools National Parent’s Association are running a seminar entitled “Supporting parents to become aware of their own needs and look after their own well being ” and it will be available for your school on Tuesday 30th May at 7:30pm. The aim of this webinar is to support parents to recognise their own self care needs as they navigate their way […]

Important Letter from the HSE regarding Vaping

Dear Parents and Guardians, Please read this letter from the HSE regarding Vaping. _______________________________________________________________________ Vaping is an emerging risk to the health of children and young people. The purpose of this communication from the HSE is to better inform and support parents and guardians to protect children and young people from the harms of vaping. […]

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It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to our new website. St. Patrick’s College, Lacken Cross is a small and vibrant co-educational school with a long and proud tradition of serving the needs of the local community in a caring and friendly atmosphere (run under the umbrella of the Mayo, Sligo and Leitrim Education Training Board.) We provide top quality teaching and learning in our state of the art, modern school and pride ourselves on our student’s state examination results every year across a broad range of subjects.

Our greatest asset in my opinion, is our students. Visitors to our school consistently remark on the wonderful, friendly and inclusive atmosphere that exists among our school community. Our open-door policy exists to meet your concerns about your child’s needs. We welcome your suggestions and hope to work with you in the future as you entrust your child’s secondary school education to us.

Brian Jennings