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St Andrew's College will remain closed from Monday 11 January 2021 when remote learning will commence for all students.

Latest News

  • Mathematics

    6th Year Student, Isaiah Lam awarded International Mathematics Olympiad Champion

  • Opening Service 2021

    The Opening Service for academic year 2021/22 took place online on Wednesday, 15 September 2021 and, as a whole school initiative, was relayed to all students from K1 to 6th Year. 

     Mr Michael Styles, Coordinator of Religious Education, opened the service by explaining it was a Christian service but that all songs and readings were chosen with themes for everyone, regardless of faith. He invited all to listen and hopefully to take away a message from the service.   

     Ms Marshall welcomed all staff and students to the new school year and stressed the importance of coming together, especially in these difficult times. She reminded us of our school motto: ‘Ardens Sed Virens’ (burning yet flourishing) and wished everyone a happy and safe school year.  

     The theme of the service was that of using our talents and not wasting any gift that we may possess. The Head Boy - Callum Hewat and Head Girl - Lana Knight, delivered Gospel readings with these themes at the core. Florence Hughes from P6 read a poem about how hard work and talent go hand in hand.   


    The Reverend Alastair Dunlop gave a clear explanation of the meaning of ‘Ardens Sed Virens’ and made it accessible for everyone to understand in the modern world. Reverend Dunlop also called to mind our dear friend and colleague Gerry McCaughan and urged us to keep him in our thoughts this year.   


    Both the Junior and Senior School Choir delivered wonderful performances. All songs were prerecorded, and filmed by our music department. The senior school choir sang ‘Stand By Me’, and were later joined by the junior choir for both ‘Rise Up’ and ‘World in Union’.  

     Mr Styles closed the service by thanking everyone who made the morning possible and for all the hard work it entailed. He ended by wishing everyone a happy and productive school year.   


  • Tennis

    Jenny Marsh to represent Ireland in the Junior Four Nations 

  • Cricket

    Jamie Forbes to represent Ireland at the U19 World Cup 2022 Qualifier

  • Sailing Success

    TY Students Isobel Bloomer and Oscar Legge, RS Feva Champions!

  • Athletics

    Andrew McGilton takes Silver at the Tailteann Games

  • Athletics

    Andrew McGilton selected for Leinster Schools Athletics  U17 Team

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As Headmistress of St Andrew’s College, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website and I hope you will get to know our school through the many informative pages available to you on the site. 

Our school community numbers over 1,450 students, teachers and support staff, drawn from Ireland and 40 other countries. There is a distinctly international atmosphere in the school and, since 1984, we have been accredited by both the Council of International Schools and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Our broad range of pupil backgrounds encourages tolerance, understanding and an appreciation of others. We place great store by the concepts of service and the importance of community. Our aim is to develop the talents of all pupils by involving them in a wide-ranging educational experience. We are committed to excellence in academic, cultural and sporting pursuits, and to active partnerships between staff and pupils, school and home. Above all, boys and girls are recognised and valued as individuals. They are challenged through a wide range of activities and opportunities, and are encouraged to display initiative and to develop independence.

St Andrew’s has an interesting history. The school was founded in 1894 by members of the Presbyterian community in Dublin. Its full title, St Andrew’s College Dublin, reflects the desire of the founders to create a school which would serve and be respected by all the people of the city. 

The school began life at a city-centre location, No. 21 St Stephen’s Green. In 1937 it moved to larger premises on Clyde Road where it remained until 1973 when, as a reinvigorated co-educational day and boarding school, it took possession of a fine new building in the suburb of Booterstown, with an inspiring view of Dublin Bay including, on a clear day, the impressive peninsula of Howth. In September 2010, we opened a magnificent new 3-storey facility to accommodate a number of our teaching departments, a declaration of our commitment to the future of Irish education.

We intend to make up-to-date information about our various activities available on this website. Please feel free to contact us with your comments and suggestions or any questions you may have.

Ms Louise Marshall



Choosing the right school for your child is clearly a hugely important and potentially difficult task.

It is advised that parents or guardians familiarise themselves with the Mission Statement and educational objectives of a school to ensure that they are in keeping with the ethos and atmosphere desired for their child. Please see the relevant sections on our website.

You can also check out our Admissions Policy by following the link below.

Admissions Personnel

Admissions Administrator:  Mrs Leanne McCready   (

Admissions Officer (Senior School): Ms Louise Marshall (Headmistress)

Admissions Officer (Junior School): Ms Denise Buckley (Principal)

Applying for Admission

If you are interested in St Andrew’s College for your child/children, please review the information below. 

Junior School

Please complete the application form and return it to the college office via email along with copies of your child’s three most recent school reports. 

Once returned to us your child’s name will be added to our waiting list and a receipt letter will be emailed to you.

Junior School Admissions Policy

Junior School Application Form

Senior School

St Andrew's College Admissions Policy complies with The Education (Admissions to Schools) Act 2018.

Senior School Admissions Policy

Senior School Application Form First Year August 2022

Protestant Church Affiliation Form

Senior School Data Protection Policy

Senior School Admissions Notice 2022/2023

Please note that places have now been allocated for First Year  commencing in August 2021 and 2022. 

Queries relating to Admissions should be directed to:

The window for applications is as follows:


12 October to 30 October 2020


1 October to 22 October 2021


3 October to 21 October 2022


2 October to 20 October 2023


1 October to 21 October 2024


1 October to 21 October 2025


1 October to 21 October 2026


1 October to 21 October 2027


2 October to 20 October 2028


1 October to 19 October 2029


1 October to 21 October 2030


1 October to 21 October 2031


1 October to 21 October 2032

Please note that our new school policies now supersede all previous policies.

St Andrew's College Guiding Statements

Get In Touch

St. Andrew's College
Booterstown Avenue
Co. Dublin

(01) 288 2785
+353-1-288 2785