About Our School

Presentation Girls’ Primary School, Maynooth, Co. Kildare (Scoil Mhuire na Toirbhirte) is a Catholic primary school for girls from Junior Infants to Sixth class. We also have a pre-school class for children with autism.

School building with trees over-hanging

The school is conducted in accordance with the ethos of the Presentation Order, which was founded by Nano Nagle. We seek to provide a welcoming, respectful and inclusive environment in an atmosphere of acceptance, kindness and empathy. Pupils are valued and are actively supported and nurtured to reach their full potential. Our school wishes to ensure a positive, holistic learning experience for all. The pupils are provided with opportunities to engage with a broad and balanced range of educational activities and a love of learning is stimulated and fostered.

Our school has a pleasant, happy working atmosphere. Our motto is “Aoibhinn Beatha an Scolaire” which means School Days are Happy Days.

At present our school caters for more than 600 pupils. The teaching staff consists of an administrative principal, administrative deputy principal, 26 mainstream teachers and 9 special education teachers. Our support staff includes 9 Special Needs Assistants, 2 Secretaries, Caretaker and Housekeeper.