Board of Management report, 06/16

The sixth meeting of current board of management took place in the school on Monday, October 3rd.  All members of the board attended except Fr. John Walsh.

A traffic plan, developed by the Parents’ Association based on work done by Peter Cassidy, will be enacted under the auspices of the Parents’ Association.  The aim of the plan is to lessen the risks associated with school drop off time each morning. The plan will commence officially on Monday, October 10th.

The board was informed that the marmoleum in the school has been repaired.  Several bubbles had appeared in the marmoleum over the past year.  Thankfully, this has now been taken care of.

This year’s school improvement plan will focus on  SPHE (Social, Personal and Health Education).   In association with the Aghamore GAA club, the school will promote a ‘Run a 1k-a-day’ initiative. For the next eight weeks, children will be encouraged to run for at least 1k each day, either on school grounds, at Boland Park or in Aghamore’s GAA grounds.

A fire drill will take place in the school before the Hallowe’en break.  Two safety-related reports are currently being reviewed by the members of the board:  a safety statement for the school and a document relating to the administration of medicines.  It is hoped that these can be ratified when the board next meets.

The next meeting of the board will take place in the school on the evening of November 15th, at 7.30pm.

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