The School

Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven

Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven

English Exchange has a special relationship with Colaiste Muire, Crosshaven. In fact Catherine has been a staff member of the school for many years. The following extract from the schools' website provides a summary of the underlying philosophy of the school.  More information can be found at

Colaiste Muire, Realt na Mara is a co-educational Catholic Post Primary school under the Trusteeship of the Presentation Sisters. As a Christian school the guiding principle of all that we do is Christ and His Gospel. Staff and pupils take an active part in a holistic response to the spiritual, moral, intellectual, social and physical needs of each student. We aim to :

  • Enable students to fulfil their potential within our academic environment
  • To promote moral, spiritual and aesthetic awareness
  • To develop individual responsibility and consideration for others
  • To respect individual differences and cultural and religious diversity
  • To enable students to lead thoughtful, active and independent lives

Students participate in a thriving educational community in Colaiste Muire where emphasis is placed on academic excellence as well as on personal and social development.