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
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 updated 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.
Enrolment Policy 2018/2019
This policy is set out in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act, 1998. The Board of Management trusts that by so doing, parents/guardians will be assisted in relation to enrolment matters.
Equality Policy
The purpose of this policy is to inform current and future parents and staff members about the efforts made in Scoil Chlíodhna CNS to achieve equality for all members of the school community and to reduce incidents of discrimination. The school fully implements its Anti- Bullying Policy and all incidences of discrimination are dealt with according to the procedures outlined in that. This policy was devised by members of the In-School Management Team. It was then discussed by all staff members. It was then placed on the school website and incoming and current parents were invited to give feedback on the policy.
Child Safeguarding Statement
Child Safeguarding Statement 2019
Safeguarding Statement BOM
The Board of Management's annual review of the School's Safeguarding statement was completed at the board meeting on 7th February 2019
Risk Assessment 2019
In accordance with section 11 of the Children First Act 2015 and with the requirement of Chapter 8 of the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2017, the following is the Written Risk Assessment of Scoil Chlíodhna Community National School.
Annual Review of the School’s Child Safeguarding Statement
The Board of Management’s annual review of the school’s Child Safeguarding Statement was completed at the Board meeting on 2nd February 2019.
ICT Policy 2020
This policy was produced as part of the school plan for Information Technology. It is a statement of the aims and objectives, principles and strategies for ICT in Scoil Chlíodhna CNS.
Class Mixing Policy
This policy is the result of whole school collaboration with the Board of Management to ensure that our class mixing is completed at regular intervals and always in the best interests of the children.
Acceptable Usage Policy
The aim of this Acceptable Use Policy is to ensure that pupils, and all other users, will benefit from learning opportunities offered by the school’s internet resources in a safe and effective manner.
COVID-19 Policy Statement
We are committed to providing a safe and healthy workplace for all our staff and a safe learning environment for all our pupils. To ensure that, we have developed the following COVID-19 Response Plan.
Admissions Policy
A decision on an application for admission will be based on the implementation of this Policy, the information set out in the annual Admission Notice of the school and the information provided by the Applicant in the application for admission