Board of Management Metting June 2020

Board of Management Metting June 2020

Summer Holidays:
As we near the end of a very unusual school year the board would like to wish everybody well for the summer holidays and hope that everybody keeps safe and healthy. We would epsecially like to thank the staff for all they have done, under exceptionally difficult circumstances, and hope you enjoy a well earned break. Our pupils also deserve a good summer break as these past three and a half months has been really tough on them.Preparations begin now to ensure the safe reopening of school and we look forward to seeing you all againn in September!

School Costs:
The board discussed the possibilities of lowering school costs for parents. The board have agreed to implement the following for the coming school year in order to lower the school book cost on families:
1)The Maths book will be bought by the school, with the book for classes 3 – 6 becoming part of the book rental scheme in future.
2) All Copy Books and Folders will be purchased by the school
3) Classroom resources fee will be reduced to €50 for classes 1 – 6
4) The Homework Journal fee to be removed from the list.

School Budget 2020/21:
The Board of Managment are working on the budget for the coming school year, taking into account the new schhol building and the Covid-19 school reopening requirements.

New School:
Mythen contractors are back on site and the new building is nearing completion. They hope to have the school completed by the middle of August.