Sliabh a’Mhadra N.S. is a Catholic School under the patronage of the Bishop of Kerry and aims at promoting the full and harmonious development of all aspects of the person of the pupil: intellectual, physical, cultural, moral and spiritual, including a living relationship with God and with other people.
The school models and promotes a philosophy of life inspired by belief in God and in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
The Catholic school provides Religious Education for the pupils in accordance with the doctrines, practices and tradition of the Roman Catholic Church and promotes the formation of the pupils in the Catholic Faith.
The school works in cooperation with the local priest and parish in all matters and will together with parents engage in the preparation of the pupils for the sacraments.