The following is the agreed report of the most recent Board of Management meeting
1. The Board of Management ratified the revised enrolment policy
2. An Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) class will open in Knock National School at the beginning of the next academic year. The class will be a special class for children with autism.
3. The Board of Management was not successful in its application for Summer Works Scheme 2016. Repairs will commence shortly to the floor in the senior room which was damaged as a result of a leak.
The following is the agreed report of the Board of Management meeting held on Wednesday, 2nd March 2016.
The Board of Management are awaiting reply from the Department of Education and Skills with regards to Summer Works Scheme 2016
The Board of Management ratified the following policies:
- Parents as Partners
- Critical Incidents
- Substance Use
- Safety Statement
The Board of Management intend to hold a celebration in September 2016 in honour of the school’s 50th Anniversary on its present site
Commemoration Day will take place on Tuesday, 15th March. A number of events have been planned for the day. The school talent show will take place on Friday, 29th April.
The following was agreed at a recent Board of Management meeting, held on Thursday 26th November
Ballot papers were distributed for the election of the parent nominees on the Board of Management, a count will take place on Monday 30th November.
The Board of Management recently submitted an application to the Department of Education for Summer Works Scheme 2016. The Principal recently applied for funding to replace furniture, the application was successful.
The Board of Management ratified the revised SPHE plan.
Christmas Concerts will take place on Tuesday 15th December, and Wednesday 16th December. A Carol Service will be held in the Basilica on Tuesday 22nd December.
Joe Neylon and Sinéad Mallee Sweeney have been elected as parent nominees on the newly formed Board of Management 2015-2019.
The following report was agreed at the recent Board of Management meeting on 30th September.
The Board welcomed Mrs Loretta Tansey and Ms Tanya Sarsfield to Knock NS and wished Mrs Coyne and Mrs Kelly well on their retirement. The Board further thanked Mrs Coyne and Mrs Kelly for their commitment and dedication to education in Knock NS
The Board of Management undertook the Child Protection Review and Anti Bullying Review. Action Plans were drawn up for each as a result of the review.
The Board of Management discussed the success of the building work which took place over the summer – dry lining in one classroom, and the replacement of skylights in various locations throughout the school.
The election, and selection, of a new Board will take place over the coming weeks. The new Board of Management will take effect from 1st December 2015.
The Board of Management of Knock NS wishes to inform you that the annual review of the Child Protection Policy and its implementation was completed at a Board meeting on Wednesday 8th October 2014.This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist set out in Appendix 2 of the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools published by the Department of Education and Skills
The Board of Management of Knock NS wishes to inform you that the annual review of the Anti Bullying Policy and its implementation was completed at a Board meeting on Wednesday 8th October 2014. This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist set out in Appendix 4 of the Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools published by the Department of Education and Skills
A review of our Child Protection policy took place at a recent Board of Management meeting. The next review will occur in October 2013.
We extend a warm welcome to all our new and returning pupils, parents and teachers. Knock NS will open on Friday, 31st August at 9.20am. We extend a further welcome to Ms Shirley Horkan who recently joined the staff of Knock NS.