The School

St Louis Infant School is a centre of learning and excellence for the early years of your child’s primary education. Building confidence and developing a positive sense of self are integral to our approach in learning. We offer a wide variety of learning experiences over all subject areas to ensure each child has an opportunity to engage in all aspects of the curriculum and school life.

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St Louis Infant School was founded in 1940. It has been a centre of the Rathmines community for over 80 years educating boys and girls from the Rathmines parish and surrounding areas.

Children may begin in St Louis Infant School from the age of 4. Further information regarding admissions procedure can be found on our Enrolment Page.

As an Infant School child centered learning is key in all curricular areas. The pedagogical approaches of the Aistear programme are utilised in all Infant classes.

Christmas Concerts, March Fair, Sports Day, Dave’s Jungle, Maths Week, Science Week, OWLS wildlife, Health Promoting Schools, Green Schools – our children are all eager participants in a variety of events throughout the school year.

Green Schools

We have recently been awarded our 5th Green Flag. We have received flags for work on the themes of Litter & Waste, Energy, Water, Travel and Biodiversity.

The future is Green in the hands of our young pupils.

St Louis Infant school has a purpose built PE hall, Millennium playground with climbing frame and slide and our recently refurbished Rainbow yard with soft surface.