Welcome to St. Fintan's High School


Information for parents and students on admissions and enrolment for the new school year beginning in September 2022.


School Calendar

Stay up-to-date with the latest school activities and events via our school calendar for the 2021 - 2022 school terms

Our Mission

Virtus in Arduis - Achievement through hard work

This commits the school to value all students and to promote and encourage positive attitudes to the optimum development of pupils in a community that promotes christian, catholic Values. The pursuit of excellence and the preparation of students for assuming a responsible role in the society is guided by the ethos and approach of Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice.

What's Happening at St. Fintan's

Welcome Mr. Duffy

On behalf of the whole school community, we would like to extend a warm welcome to our new Deputy Principal,…

Deputy Principal Gerry Ennis

Farewell Mr. Ennis

Today we say farewell to our much loved Vice Principal, Mr. Gerard Ennis. Gerard has been teaching at St. Fintan’s…


Christmas Greetings

It’s been a busy first term here at St. Fintan’s High School with lots of challenges! We have had many…


5th Year Creative Engagement Workshop

Our 5th Year Art class took part in an intensive two day workshop with painter Catherine Barron on the 9th…


Show Your True Colours

Students across the school participated in a variety of events for our recent Stand Up & Be You Week! Events…


Wellbeing Week

Unfortunately, our Wellbeing Week last week was cut short due to school closures as a result of Storm Barra. However,…


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Ms. Duggan's Science class was treated to a colourful investigation of plant anatomy, a hands-on investigative activity which was throughly enjoyed by all.


Ms Duggan's TS and Mr. James' TO Religion classes attended a Zoom presentation hosted by Fr. Marc Lyden-Smith based on the connection between religion and sport. Fr. Lyden-Smith is a Catholic priest who is chaplain to Sunderland AFC and the star of Netflix documentary Sunderland


Our TY students had a workshop with SOAR this week. During the workshop the students worked on character development and communication. Thanks very much to @soar_foundation for their excellent work.

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