Day: May 15, 2020

Irish Posters by Mr Reilly’s 6th Class

Mr Reilly’s 6th class have created some fantastic Irish posters with their new vocabulary relating to Covid 19.

Board of Management Meeting May 13th 2020


Divine Word NS Board of Management Meeting


Date 13/05/2020 Time 7.00pm
Venue Zoom online (COVID 19 Pandemic)
Present Daire Keogh, John Williams, Fr. Jim Mulherin, Mary O’Sullivan, David Gildea, Leisel Kealy, Peter Leonard Clare-Marie Murphy


Opening Prayer – Hail Mary
Chairpersons Report Thanked staff for efforts and John for his leadership during this pandemic.
Child Protection ·       Principals Oversight Report

·       Checklist for Annual Review of the Child Protection Policy

Principal’s Report ·       Discussion regarding Covid 19 distance learning and use of Edmodo and Seesaw platforms.

·       Weekly staff meetings via Zoom for whole staff/SEN/In school management.

·       Teachers providing CPD to our own staff via Zoom on Seesaw, Promethean, RM Maths etc

·       School building access for teachers discussed and protocols in place.

·       One parent from each family invited to collect books and equipment next Wed 20th May at designated times.

·       SNA Allocation

·       Report cards

·       No standardised testing this year

·       Stay Safe lessons must be addressed by parents at home.

·       Preparations for the return to school for the school year 2020/21will be addressed by the board when guidelines are issued from the department.


Policies and Circulars ·       Admissions Policy approved by the school Patron, Archbishops House.
Finance ·       Voluntary Sub discussed

·       Swimming refunds to be issued.