Policies

Policies

  • Code of Behaviour

    CODE OF BEHAVIOUR SCOIL NAOMH FIACHRA Whereas Scoil Naomh Fiachra promotes positive behaviour, as a staff we are aware that pupils in our school will at times misbehave. The following  lists a range of misdemeanours and sanction that apply accordingly. Each class teacher will display a list of pupils (using pupils initials to identify them). […]

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  • Data Protection Policy

    Data Protection Policy Please click on the link below to access the Data Protection Policy:   Data Protection Policy (1) 2020

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  • Violence in the Workplace

    Violence in the Workplace Violence in the workplace is an issue of grave concern for employees and employers alike. As in other workplaces, school employees are also the victims of violence in the workplace. During the course of their work, school staff may be at risk from violence in the form of verbal abuse, threats, […]

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  • Sexual Harassment Policy

    Sexual Harassment Policy The Board of Management recognises that all employees have the right to a workplace free from sexual harassment and is fully committed to ensuring that all employees are able to enjoy that right. There is a responsibility on all employees to ensure a workplace free from sexual harassment for all other employees, and to […]

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  • Communication with Parents Policy

    Communication with Parents Policy Our school is a community where pupils, parents, teachers, and ancillary staff collaborate and work in partnership for the children. Respect for the professional role of the teacher and an awareness of the statutory responsibilities of the Principal, Patron and Board of Management is always an essential and important consideration. Our school recognises […]

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  • Violence in the Workplace

    Violence in the Workplace Violence in the workplace is an issue of grave concern for employees and employers alike. As in other workplaces, school employees are also the victims of violence in the workplace. During the course of their work, school staff may be at risk from violence in the form of verbal abuse, threats, […]

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  • School Rules Policy

    School Rules Policy The co-operation of parents/guardians in having School Rules observed is requested. To have good standards in all areas of school life involves the community, teachers and ancillary staff, parents and pupils. 1. School begins at 9am and finishes at 1.40pm. for infants and 2.40p.m for the rest of the school. Pupils should […]

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  • Use of Telephone Policy

    Use of Telephone Policy The school has the use of a telephone/fax for all school personnel including pupils, which gives access to parents/guardians and all services. The principal/teacher/school secretary will monitor all calls necessary from children to home or outside services. It is school policy to forbid the use of mobile phones by children in […]

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  • Safety Statement Policy

    Safety Statement Policy The Board of Management brings to the attention of its staff the following arrangements for  safeguarding the safety, health and welfare of those employed and working in the school. This policy requires the co-operation of all employees. It shall be reviewed annually or more frequently if necessary, in the light of experience, changes […]

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  • Healthy Eating Policy

    Healthy Eating Policy Introduction: This policy was reviewed and revised in the 2015-2016 academic year. Ms Mary Larkin, our SPHE Coordinator, led the review process. Joan Boyle, a nutritionist, was the guest speaker at the Parents’ Association A.G.M. in October 2015. School staff discussed the policy at staff meetings in Spring 2016. The Principal Teacher outlined the content […]

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  • Early Collection Policy

    EARLY COLLECTION OF PUPILS POLICY The early collection of children from school is not a major problem here at Scoil Naomh Fiachra but for security, attendance records and insurance purposes it has become necessary to put guidelines in place. No child will be released early from class unless the parent/guardian or named designated person calls personally […]

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  • Substance Use Policy

    Substance Use Policy 1.       Introduction The entire staff of the school in collaboration with the Board of Management and Parents Association devised the following policy statement.   2. Rationale The reasoning behind the drafting of the policy can be summarized as follows:  Responding to the challenges modern society presents to young people in the form […]

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  • Homework Policy

    Homework Policy 1. Why give Homework? ·         To reinforce what the child learns during the day. ·         To provide a link between teacher and parent. ·         To develop a child’s concentration skills and develop a work ethic, especially to working on their own. 2. How often is homework given? ·         Homework is given Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and […]

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  • Whole School Policy for Learning Support and Resource Teaching

    Learning Support & Resource Teaching Scoil Naomh Fiachra is a developing primary school on the outskirts of Letterkenny. There are currently 440 pupils on the rolls. There is a teaching staff of twenty-four including the administrative principal, three learning- support teachers and two resource teachers. A full time secretary, caretaker and cleaner are employed. There are two support […]

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  • Social Personal and Health Education Policy

    SPHE Policy Contents  Introductory Statement and Rationale  Vision and Aims  Content of the Plan Strands and Strand Units Contexts for SPHE Approaches and Methodologies ·        Assessment ·        Children with different needs ·        Equality of participation and access ·        Policies and programmes that support SPHE ·        Homework ·        Resources ·        Individual teachers’ Planning and Reporting ·        […]

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  • RSE Policy

    Relationships & Sexuality Education Policy 1. Introductory Statement 2. Definition of RSE 3. Relationship of RSE to SPHE 4. Current Provision 5. Aims of RSE Programme 6. Guidelines for the Management and Organisation of RSE in our School     Content     Confidentiality/Child Protection     Support for Parents     Teachers’ Options/Provisions for Ongoing […]

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  • Child Safeguarding Statement & Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment

       Child Safeguarding Statement & Child Safeguarding Risk Assessment Child Safeguarding Statement   Scoil Naomh Fiachra a primary school providing primary education to pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class.   In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the […]

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  • Anti-Bullying Policy

    Anti-Bullying Policy 1. In accordance with the requirements of the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and the code of behaviour guidelines issued by the NEWB, the Board of Management of Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Illistrin has adopted the following anti-bullying policy within the framework of the school’s overall code of behaviour. This policy fully complies with the […]

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  • Code of Behaviour Policy

    Code of Behaviour Policy Good behaviour is based on good relations between parents/guardians, child and school. In Scoil Naomh Fiachra, Illistrin we hope to foster this ideal in co-operation with our parents/guardians. We have adopted a positive code of behaviour with emphasis on encouragement and reward so that good behaviour can prevail in our school. The […]

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