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BOM November Agreed Report

 

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

 

NEPS Resources for Dealing with Tragedy

Understanding and reaction to death 

 

How to cope when something terrible happens

 

Ways-to-help-your-child-through-this-difficult-time-r12-.pdf

 

Reactions-to-a-critical-incident-r9-.pdf

 

🎬 🎃 Video Competition/ Comórtas Físeán 🎃 🎬

👻Prizes to be won!/Duaiseanna le buachaint!👻

 

Some of our wonderful entries !

Click to view

  1. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W00bd7I2asg
  2. https://youtu.be/yOm3fcSs59c
  3. https://youtu.be/fNAKQ4z6jLU
  4. https://youtu.be/WifJ7d9mhac
  5. https://youtu.be/IHhs6Ezf-fo
  6. https://youtu.be/aCyda8x141U
  7. https://youtu.be/ok8ON1fsWhA
  8. https://youtu.be/fCzPMQOa33I
  9. https://youtu.be/2SROpHeWBS0
  10. https://youtu.be/QiMsh_Rf2EM
  11. https://youtu.be/LStcrX6p8kQ
  12. https://youtu.be/sea08v8FMAk
  13. https://youtu.be/sgfXlLyJDFM
  14. https://youtu.be/xLGzgkI6hno

 

Who/Cé? Gach teaghlach/Every household

 

What?Cad? Físeáin a dhéanamh i nGaeilge / Create a video as Gaeilge

 

Where/Cén áit? Sa bhaile ar ndóigh/At home of course!

 

After a very successful comórtas before the summer we are are delighted to be running another comórtas. To check out some of the wonderful summer entries click here .

For the next few weeks the children are being asked to create a video as Gaeilge with their family. Everyone is welcome to join in, even an madra! The video limit is 1 minute/nóiméad but can be as short as you like! 1 video per family please. 

The topic is ‘An Fómhar’ and click on these links for more ideas and help. 

 

 

Oíche Shamhna  

(to tune of Frére Jacques)  

Oíche ShamhnaOíche Shamhna,
Báirínbreacbáirín breac,
Úlla is cnónnaúlla is cnónna,
Is maith liom iad, is maith liom iad. 

Halloween, Halloween,
Barmbrack, barmbrack,
Apples and nuts, apples and nuts,
I like them, I like them. 

 

 When you have completed your video please email it to msmurphy@divinewordns.ie to be included in our competition. Please include the following with your video email.

Ainmneacha/Names:

Ranganna/Classes: 

Teideal/Video Title: 

I/we give permission for the video attached to be uploaded to the school’s website and Twitter feed. I/we have sought permission from all participants in the video.

(please leave out if you don’t want your video posted online, it will still be entered into our competition)

 

Sproicdháta 16/10/20 Deadline 16/10/20

Admissions Notice and Applications for Junior Infants September 2021

ANNUAL ADMISSION NOTICE

in respect of admissions to the 2021/2022 school year

           

Admission Policy and Application Form

A copy of the school’s Admission Policy and the Application Form for Admission for the 2021/22 is available as follows: –

To download here Application form 

On request: By emailing divinewordschool@gmail.com or writing to: Divine Word NS School Office, Marley Grange, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16 D16FF62

Application forms are also available in the school porch

Please return completed applications along with all relevant documents by dropping into the office, through the post or email completed applications to divinewordschool@gmail.com
Please note anyone entering the school grounds should wear a face mask at all times. 

 

 

PART 1 – Admissions to the 2021/22 school year

 

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/21 school year

The following are the dates applicable for admission to Junior Infants

 

The school will commence accepting applications for admission on

 

October 5th
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission on

 

Nov 2nd

Oct 26th-30th half term

The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application is Nov 23rd
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is Dec 10th

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

 

Note: the school will consider and issue decisions on late applications in accordance with the school’s admission policy.

 

 

 

 

Special Class Application and Decision Dates for admission to the Divine Word NS

The following are the dates applicable for admission to the school’s Special Class which caters for children with [insert details of category/categories of SEN catered for in the class] –

The school will commence accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The school shall cease accepting applications for admission to the special class on

 

N/A
The date by which applicants will be notified of the decision on their application for admission to the special class is

 

N/A
The period within which applicants must confirm acceptance of an offer of admission is N/A

*Failure to accept an offer within the prescribed period above may result in the offer being withdrawn

 

 

Number of places being made available in 2021/22

 

The number of places being made available in junior infants is 56
The number of residential places is (boarding schools only) N/A
The number of non-residential places is (boarding schools only) N/A
The number of places being made available in the special class* catering for children with [insert category or categories of SEN catered for in the special class]  is N/A

 

(*Note: If school has a number of classes that cater for different categories of SEN, details of the numbers of places for each SEN class must be provided)

 

 

PART 2 – Admissions to the 2020/21 school year

In respect of the 2020/ 21school

In respect of 2020/21 school year, the total number of applications for admission received by the school was 85

Breakdown of places allocated for the 2020/21 school year:
Number of places available: 53
Number of applications received: 85
Number of Offers made and accepted under each criteria:  

Criterion One: Applications with siblings attending the school— 29places offered, 29 places accepted.

Criterion Two: from the catchment area of the Parish of Marley Grange—25 places offered,19   places accepted.

Criterion Three: Applications from past Pupils of the Divine Word NS—13 places offered,5places accepted

Criterion Four: Applications from outside the catchment area of the Parish of the Divine Word NS- 0 places offered, 0 places accepted

Total number of offers made 53
Number of names placed on waiting list for the school year concerned. zero

 

 

 

 

 

BOM Agreed Report

Divine Word NS Board of Management Meeting 

 

Date   2/09/2020  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 
Opening Prayer for start of school year  
Chairpersons Report  Correspondence 

Thanked Mr Williams and staff for opening of school this year.  

 

Child Protection  Principals Oversight Report 
Principal’s Report  Reopening of school year- new procedures  

Cleaning – cleaner in for 3 hours a day all touch points  

SNA allocation  

Staffing  

Break times 

Arrivals and departures  

Admissions Policy discussed  

Duties of Deputy post discussed

 

 

Finance  Cleaning grants  

Cleaning agreement  

Weekly cleaning bill 

PPE Grant agreed until end of December  

Budget 

Next Meeting   TBC