Board of Management Vision for the next four years

Posted by: | Posted on: May 2, 2016

The new  Board of Management met for a Saturday session to: become familiar with how the board is administered, how the finances work; and develop a vision for its work over the next four years.

  • Confidentiality of discussions and agreed reports are recognized. Protection of the identity of persons and their views at board discussions will be adhered to.
  • The question of Board as employer will be placed on an agenda.
  • The question of patronage and the ethos will be will be discussed in the context of the school admissions bill
  • The need to adopt specific strategies for relaying the information at the end of each meeting.
  • Data Protection and pupil information will get priority consideration.
  • Designation for the Chairperson to act in loco patron will be sought in writing in regard to the Autism Centre.
  • A strategy for getting staff and BOM members to sign off on policies
  • We will examine the The Children and Family Relationships Act 2015 and consider the implications of it and the various different arrangements that are expected examining family law.
  • The wish list for expenditure will be considered.
  • A strategy for further engagement of parents; staff and pupils in BOM work.
  • Website contact number;
  • Weather contingency – Shelters and cover for wet mornings.
  • Development the yard facilities so that they are up to new school standard.