St Luke’s National School, Douglas

St Luke’s National School
Churchyard Lane
Douglas
Cork

School Roll Number: 12012W

The school is under the patronage of the Bishop

Principal: Ms Olwen Anderson
Telephone: (021) 436 1388
Email: click here

School Website

Find us using Loc8 Code: WCQ-63-2BN

St. Luke’s National School is located at the edge of the busy city suburb of Douglas. It is situated
adjacent to the Parish hall and Church.

A school was established on the site in the 1700’s and joined the National School System in 1880.
The current school was built in 1980 and was extended and upgraded in 2002.

It is now a large co-educational school with an Administrative Principal which primarily caters for
the Church of Ireland parishioners of Douglas Union with Frankfield.

St. Luke’s School is part of the local Church of Ireland community and is proud of its strong links
with the parish. Its mission is to endeavour to create a well-functioning, happy and safe learning
environment that promotes the dignity and individuality of every pupil, including those with
special needs, enabling them to reach their full potential. A dedicated and caring staff aim to
provide the best quality education for the children in their care in a Christian atmosphere in
partnership with parents/guardians, Board of Management and the wider community.

St. Luke’s School is equipped with the latest in teaching aids and IT equipment including an Inter
Active White Board and Visualizer in every classroom it provides a broad general education in
accordance with the curriculum set out by the Department of Education and Skills. It also offers a
wide range of sporting and cultural extra-curricular activities outside of the classroom.

Participation in education trips, Green School, musical and dramatic activities are promoted. High
academic standards are encouraged and reached.

St. Luke’s boasts of many past pupils who have excelled in their chosen careers and have
represented Ireland on the International sporting scene. We are very proud to count our Patron
among our past pupils.