St Gerard's School, Bray

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St Gerard's School
Location
Bray

Wicklow

Republic of Ireland
Information
Funding typeIndependent
MottoMemor
(Be mindful)
Founded1918
FounderJohn James
HeadmistressDr Deirdre Farrell (Junior school)
HeadmasterMr Tom Geraghty (Senior school)
GenderCo-educational
Age range2-18
Number of students730
Average class size22 Senior School, 26 Junior School
Campus size60 acres
Colour(s)Green & Blue
SongOur Shining Alma Mater
School fees€7,150 (2017/18)

St Gerard's School is a Roman Catholic co-educational independent day school in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland. The student population is around 745, with 515 in the Senior School and 230 in the Junior School, and 20 in the Montessori. The school is administered by a Board of Governors as a charitable trust. The current headmaster is Tom Geraghty.[1]

History[edit]

John James founded St. Gerard’s School in 1918. His father was an Anglican minister and when he completed his BA degree in 1904 he converted to the Roman Catholic faith. His vision of education emphasised the dignity of each individual and the development of the whole person.[2]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Doyle, Mary (2012). "St Gerard's fee paying school gets €1.8m from state". Bray People.
  2. ^ "History - St. Gerard's School". www.stgerards.ie.

Coordinates: 53°12′14″N 6°08′06″W / 53.20391°N 6.134937°W / 53.20391; -6.134937