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Anti-Bullying

Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the Anti Bullying Policy

The Board of Management of Knock NS wishes to inform you that:

The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s anti bullying policy and its implementation was completed at the Board meeting of 9th October 2019.

This review was conducted in accordance with the checklist set out in Appendix 4 of the Department’s Anti Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools

 

Signed: James Jordan – Chairperson, BOM

Máire Boyle – Principal/Secretary to the BOM

Date: 9th October 2019

Child Protection

Notification regarding the Board of Management’s annual review of the Child Safeguarding Statement

The Board of Management of Knock NS wishes to inform you that:

The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting of 9th October 2019.

This review was conducted in accordance with the ‘Checklist for Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement’ published on the Department’s website www.education.ie

 

Signed: James Jordan – Chairperson, BOM

Máire Boyle – Principal/Secretary to the BOM

Date: 9th October 2019

Please find a link to a copy of the Child Safeguarding Statement below

Child Safeguarding Statement_Knock NS 2019

Written Notification Child Safeguarding Statement Review

Child Safeguarding Statement

Parents,

The Board of Management of Knock NS wishes to inform you that:

The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting of 23/10/2018.

This review was conducted in accordance with the ‘Checklist for Review of the Child Safeguarding Statement’ published on the Department’s website www.education.ie.

James Jordan                                        Máire Boyle

Chairperson, BOM                                  Principal

 

ChildSafeguardingStatement2018

Agreed Report

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.

 

BOM Meeting Agreed Report

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.

 

 

Agreed Report BOM

 

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.

Board of Management

Joe Neylon and Sinéad Mallee Sweeney have been elected as parent nominees on the newly formed Board of Management 2015-2019.

Agreed Report BOM

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.

 

 

Mrs Coyne’s Retirement

Child Protection Review

Dear Parents.

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