School Policies

Scoil Chlíodhna school policies are created in conjuction with staff members and are tailored to suit the needs of our growing school. Our policies are working documents which will change with the changing needs of our school. We will post further policies as the school continues to grow and develop. Please feel free to read our policies by choosing a link below:


Anti-Bullying Policy
The CNS school community believes that each pupil has a right to an education free from fear and intimidation...
Child Protection Policy
The Board of Management/ Single Manager recognises that child protection and welfare considerations permeate all aspects of school life and must be reflected in all of the school’s policies, practices and activities. Accordingly, in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Education and Skills’ Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools, the Board of Management/Single Manager of CNS has agreed the following child protection policy...
Code of Behaviour
Our School aims to provide a happy, secure, friendly, learning environment, where children, parents, teachers, special needs assistants, ancillary staff and board of management/single manager work in partnership. Each individual is valued, encouraged and respected for their uniqueness and facilitated to reach their full potential in a positive atmosphere
Website Management Policy
The CNS website and individual school websites will be hosted on the ETBI website with the proviso that the updating and management of the website for each school remains in the hands of the principal and/or website manager of each school.
Enrolment Policy
This policy is set out in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act, 1998. The school manager trusts that by so doing, parents/guardians will be assisted in relation to enrolment matters. Furthermore, the school manager will be happy to clarify any further matters arising from the policy.
Critical Incident Policy
Scoil Chlíodhna Community National School (CNS) aims to protect the well being of its students and staff by providing a safe and nurturing environment at all times. The School Manager and Principal have drawn up a critical incident management plan as one element of the school’s policy and plan.
Healthy Eating Policy
This policy was drafted by the school principal in consultation with the single school manager and teacher at Scoil Chlíodhna CNS in April 2016. This policy outlines how the school supports healthy eating practices through the promotion of healthy lunches and healthy snacks.
Safety Statement
The Manager / Board of Management of Scoil Chlíodhna Community National School (CNS) brings to the attention of its staff the following arrangements for safeguarding the safety, health and welfare of those employed and working in the school and the pupils attending Scoil Chlíodhna CNS.
School Complaints Procedure
The INTO and Primary School Management reached agreement in 1993 on a procedure for dealing with complaints by parents against teachers. The purpose of this procedure is to facilitate the resolution of difficulties where they may arise in an agreed and fair manner.