The Ethos of Davitt College is that we are a state, co-educational, multidenominational school, underpinned by the core values of MSLETB which we also share:

  • Excellence in Education
  • Care
  • Equality
  • Community and
  • Respect

Mission Statement

Davitt College aims to provide a caring community which, in partnership with parents/guardians, caters for the educational, emotional, physical and spiritual development of its students and facilitates them in reaching their full potential.


Davitt College will provide a comprehensive education, which will promote the personal, social, academic, spiritual and vocational development of its students so as to prepare them for their roles as responsible members of society. This will take place in the context of an ethos based on mutual respect between staff and students.


  • To maintain high standards in all areas of school life. To uphold high educational attainment and good relationships.
  • To maintain a positive climate where mutual respect and co-operation are fostered throughout the school community.
  • To ensure that the educational needs of all students, including those with a disability or other special educational needs, are identified and provided for.
  • To ensure that students have access to appropriate guidance to assist them in their educational choices. To promote the moral, spiritual, social and personal development of students.