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Divine Word NS Board of Management Meeting

Date 04/011/2020
Time 7.00pm
Venue Online via Zoom
Present Daire Keogh, John Williams, Fr. Jim Mulherin, Mary O’Sullivan, David Gildea, Peter Leonard, Leisel Kealy, Clare-Marie Murphy
The meeting started with a prayer and we remembered John Ritchie our caretaker in our prayers. We also remembered Seema Banu, Asfira Riza and Faizan Syed in our prayers. RIP
Chairpersons Report ·         Correspondence
·         Condolences to Debbie on the death of John Ritchie
Child Protection ·         Principals Oversight Report
·         DDLP- Ms Murphy
Principal’s Report ·         Clare-Marie Murphy appointed Deputy Principal and commenced on November 2nd 2020
·         Posts of responsibility discussed
·         Staffing- Ms Mullin commenced maternity leave. Ms Ellen Lawler covering her maternity leave.
·         Covid procedures working well. One of the products (hand foam) we use was recalled over mid term and was replaced.
·         Enrolments closed for Sept 2021 and offers due to go out in the coming days.
·         Jimmy is our current caretaker.
·         Two teachers undertaking the Droichead process
·         Return to work forms completed by all staff for return to work after mid term
·         School inspector was in touch.
·         Annual statistics discussed
·         PA are organising a Mega Christmas Raffle. They have already sent out Christmas postcards as a fundraiser.
Finance ·         Covid grants- PPE and sanitiser
·         Swimming refund 3rd and 4th class
·         Extra requirements list gone out this week.
·         New iPads and trolley purchased. They are up and running thanks to Ms Hynes.
·         Insurance discussed
·         Teacher accounts 2019-2020 to be submitted.
·         Voluntary subs discussed.
Next Meeting TBC