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School Ethos


Rush National School is a co-educational, primary school which strives to provide a well-ordered, caring, happy and secure atmosphere where the intellectual, spiritual, physical, moral and cultural needs of the pupils are identified and addressed.  While respect is paid to all religions and/or value systems, Rush National School is a denominational school with a Roman Catholic ethos under the patronage of the Catholic Archbishop of Dublin and operates in accordance with the schedule of a Catholic school.


The school supports the principles of inclusiveness, equality of access and of participation in school life, with respect for diversity of traditions, values, beliefs, languages and ways of life in society, whilst working within the context of the Rules and regulations of Department of Education and Science.