CEIST School CEIST – Catholic Education, an Irish Schools Trust.

Five Catholic Religious Congregations engaged in post-primary education – Sisters of Mercy, Daughters of Charity, Presentation Sisters, Sisters of the Christian Retreat, Missionaries of the Sacred Heart – together established CEIST.  CEIST provides a moral and legal trustee framework for post-primary schools formally under the trusteeship of the above Religious Congregations.

CEIST is built on the founding vision of the five Congregations.

As a CEIST School, St. Anne’s Secondary School aims to:

  • emphasis the dignity and rights of the human person
  • empower the most vulnerable in society
  • enable young people to become catalysts for social transformation throughout the world
  • promote inclusion, hospitality, excellence and compassion in a teaching and learning environment inspired by the Gospel

As a CEIST school St. Anne’s Secondary School:

  • Is committed to excellence and to continually improving the quality of teaching and learning
  • Respects the unique and intrinsic value of every person
  • Fosters a faith community of welcome and hospitality where Gospel values are lived and where there is special care for those most in need
  • Seeks staff, students and the extended school community to act justly and responsibly in all relationships

As a member of CEIST, St. Anne’s Secondary School is proud to continue the legacy of its founders, the Sisters of Mercy.