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 Board of Management:

Agreed Report June 28th, 2022


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● The Board approved the Post Holders’ Reports for School Year 2021-2022.


● The Board were updated on elections of a new Committee for the Parent Associationahead of school Year 2022-2023


● The Board considered requests for use of the Hall outside of school hours


● The Board approved the plan for the School Library Grant.


● Monster Raffle Raised €4,000


● Voluntary Contribution amounted to €17,979 for school Year 2021-2022. The Board acknowledged the generosity of the parent/ guardian body.


● The Board approved the purchase of a ride on lawnmower to be used out of schoolhours.

 

Board of Management:

Agreed Report May 31st, 2022 

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The Board was informed that Fergal Maguire & Carol McInerney undertook training in Relationships

and Sexuality Education ( RSE) as part of our ongoing Child Protection Review of Practice.

The Draft Leave of Absence Policy was ratified by the Board of Management.

The Board was updated on maintenance work carried out throughout the school.

The Staffing Schedule for School Year 2022-2023 was outlined.

Grant payments made to the school in the schoolyear 2020-2021 were reviewed.

 

Board of Management:

Agreed Report April 5th, 2022 

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The Board has completed CPSMA Child Protection Training as follows…

-Webinar 1 - An Introduction for Boards of Management

-Webinar 2 - Child Protection Oversight Report

-Webinar 3 - Child Safeguarding Statement

-Webinar 4 - Allegations or Suspicions of Child Abuse regarding Schools Employees

 The Board was consulted on Draft Leave of Absence Policy and the feedback was noted.

 The Board was updated on Emergency Works Application 2022. Remedial  electrical works took place from Rooms 1-19 and Halls and

Offices ( exclusive of Rooms 14, 15, 15A and the Science Room and the staff room) bringing these rooms up to regulations

The Board was updated on our return to a typical school routine and the new opening time of 08:45 was approved by the Board. Contact tracing measures were outlined.

 The Board was made aware of the visit of representatives from St Senan’s Diocesan Office and representatives from Limerick Diocese to the school on April 7th.

 The Board reviewed spending relating to the ICT Grant for 2021-2022 and the Bridging the Digital Divide Grant 2021-2022.

The Board was updated on progress in the conversion of the Science Room to a  Makerspace Room.

 Returning extra curricular activities were outlined to the Board.

The Board expressed their gratitude to the teachers involved for the giving of their time and energy voluntarily.

 

 

Board of Management:

Agreed Report February 1st , 2022

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Admissions Draw for Junior Infant 2022-2023 was reviewed and approved.

Staff Leave applications for School Year 2022-2023 were approved.

Successful Emergency Works Application was reviewed and approval granted from Rooms 1-19)

Work to commence during February Mid Term Break (updating of electrical works).

The Board Reviewed The Department of Education’s “ Supporting the Safe Provision of Schooling” Inspection Report dated October 6th 2021.

Treasurer outlined funding received from The Department of Education and Skills thus far for school Year 2021-2022.

Board of Management have commenced training in Child Protection Oversight Procedures as part of ongoing professional development in this area

30 Bay Cycle Parking installed outside Senior Building on Corbally Road side.

Board were updated on School developments:

○  Safer Routes to School Application

○  Plans to develop Science Room into a MakerSpace

○  Internet Safety Seminar for parents / guardians of children in 1st, 2nd and 3rd classeson February 8th as part of our ongoing Internet Awareness Campaign

○ Autism Friendly School Initiative participation

 

Board of Management:

Agreed Report September 23rd , 2021

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The Board ratified the Updated COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Response Plan.

The BoM conducted the Child Safeguarding Statement Review.

The Board approved an intake of 90 pupils in 3 classes for school year2022-2023.

Board were made aware of the school’s new Educational Psychologist andSpecial Educational Needs Officer (SENO).

Board were informed of the Internet Safety Seminar for parents / guardians of children in 4th and 5th classes on September 15 th &16th as part of our ongoing Internet Awarness Campaign.

COVID Learning And Support Scheme (CLASS) : School will benefit by 875 substitute teacher hours (35 weeks)

The BoM were notified that Scoil Íde was successful in applications for: 

○  Safer Routes to School Application

○  Creative Schools Programme

○  Blast Arts Initiative (artist in Residency)

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report 30th September 2020

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  • The Board of Management (BoM) ratified the updated COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Response Plan
  • The BoM conducted the Child Safeguarding Statement Review
  • The BoM wish SNA Mary O’ Sullivan all the very best on her retirement

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report 24th August 2020

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The Board of Management (BoM) ratified the COVID-19 Risk Assessment and Response Plan

A note was added to the Critical Incident Policy and Health and Safety Policy referring to these COVID-19 documents

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report 5th August 2020

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The Board of Management (BoM) reviewed the first draft of the Plan for Reopening the School

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

17th June 2020

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The BoM conducted the Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement.

The BoM would like to thank parents and staff for their cooperation and continued support throughout the school closure period.

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

27th May 2020

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The BoM ratified addendums to the ICT and Social Media Expected Use Policy and the Data Protection Policy.

The BoM conducted a risk assessment of distance learning and ratified a Distance Learning Child Protection Statement.

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

29th April 2020

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The BoM ratified the Working Alone in the School Policy.

The BoM ratified the Substance Use Policy.

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

11th March 2020

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Teacher leave applications were approved.

The BoM completed the SSE Regulatory and Legislative checklist.

The BoM ratified the review of Leadership and Management in the school.

The BoM ratified the Critical Incident Management Policy and Plan.

The BoM reviewed the new Admissions Policy to be sent to the Patron for approval.

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

3rd February 2020

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Junior Infant places were allocated.

Applications for job-sharing and career breaks were approved.

The BoM was updated on Child Protection and their responsibilities.

 

 

Board of Management

Agreed Report

4th December 2019

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The New Board of Management (BoM) commenced their four-year term of office.

The Relationship and Sexuality Education (RSE) Policy was updated and ratified.

The new BoM were updated on School Self-Evaluation areas for improvement: Oral Irish and Writing Genres.

The BoM discussed school accessibility with a view to making improvements.