The presentation Secondary School, Kilkenny is a Catholic Voluntary School. It is a community of staff, parents, pupils and management who share a Christian vision of life.
Our school seeks to ensure that the students are enabled to reach their full potential - academic, spiritual, physical, social, cultural and creative - encouraging them to face life with optimism, self-confidence and an appreciation of excellence at all levels.
The school offers a wide range of extra curricular and co-curricular activities. Students are given opportunities and encouraged to participate in different aspects of school life including Sport, Young Scientist, Gaisce, Choir, YSI, School Magazine, Seactain na Gaeilge, Student Council, F1 in schools, Societies, Green School, Quizzes / Debates.
Speakers are regularly invited to the school to present to students. A wide range of topics and issues are covered including curriculum based, current affairs, pastoral care and personal development. Students are involved in fundraising and charitable events.
All class groups are given the opportunity to go on educational trips in Ireland that are associated with different areas of study e.g. Geography field trips, History, Art, English, Irish, Media Studies, Music and Career Guidance. Second year and Transition year students are given the opportunity to go on educational trips abroad.
Principal: Shane Hallahan.