Month: February 2020

Curriculum Evaluation Irish


Please click here to read our Curriculum Evaluation Report on Irish in our school.

Board of Management February Report


Divine Word NS Board of Management Meeting


Date 25/02/2020 Time 7.30pm
Venue Divine Word NS
Present Daire Keogh, John Williams, Fr. Jim Mulherin, Mary O’Sullivan, David Gildea, Leisel Kealy, Clare-Marie Murphy


Apologies Peter Leonard  
Opening Prayer – Lenten Prayer
Chairpersons Report Correspondence


Child Protection Principals Oversight Report
Principal’s Report ·       Grandparent’s day a great success. Thanks to Fr Jim for celebrating mass which was well attended and thanks to PA for providing refreshments.


·       Primary Language in-service day to be held on March 27th– school closure.


·       Irish curriculum inspection report on and to be posted on our website.


·       Pilot School Inclusion Model- SNA frontloading discussed.


·       In school management meeting on 26/2 and staff meeting to be held on 02/03


·       Infant parent teacher meetings completed


·       Marley’s Got Talent was a great success. Thanks to teachers for organising.


·       Children from 3rd-6th taking part in Irish dancing workshops this week in preparation for Seachtain na Gaeilge.


·       Junior infant registrations held on 17/2 and 18/2


·       Barnardos Workshops held for 5th and 6th class on bullying. Parent’s workshop held on 18/2. Only 9 parents attended.


·       U13 Credit Union Quiz team into next round having won round one.

U11 team did very well and we are proud of them also.


Policies and Circulars ·       New Admissions template from DES discussed

·       Circular 0008/20 Postgraduate in Special Education

·       Circular 0009/20 Graduate Diploma in Autism

Finance Banking system explained to BOM

Voluntary Sub letter to be sent to parents

BOM approved accounts to be sent to FSSU by school accountant.


Lost Property
  • Please reclaim before midterm.
  • Bags of parts of uniforms and tracksuits here also.