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A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs

Healthy Food for All has developed A Good Practice Guide for Breakfast Clubs, which provides practical advice on setting up and running breakfast clubs in schools and community settings. The Guide is available to download from their website: www.healthyfo ...

Complaints Policy

Prior to compiling or revising the Complaints Policy in your school, please refer also the official Complaints Procedure as agreed by the primary level teacher unions and the management bodies. It sets out a 5-stage process which must be followed. The Pa ...

Great Effort Template

Certificate of great effort

Helping your child to grow

Presentation slides that could be used during a meeting with parents/Parent Association

HIV in schools - Information for parents Popular

CHIVA - Children's HIV Association - Information for schools and others providing support to children with HIV.  

Homework Policies Popular

There are two homework policies, both of which are stored under Policies & Plans - School Policies. These are: Homework Policy I Homework Policy II. In addition, there is a statement in relation to Homework for Absent Children, also stored under Sc ...

Kind and Helpful Template

Certificate template

Lent Calendar Popular

Letter of commendation to parents re. pupil

Template letter from principal commending a pupil for reaching a milestone - filling his behaviour stamp book with stamps. Could be tailored for any kind of commendation.

Letter to Parents - Rearranging Classes

This can be used as a template to explain to parents how classes are being arranged and the criteria used to place children in particular classes.

Letter to Parents - revised Code of Behaviour Popular

Template letter asking parents for their feedback/approval of a revised draft Code of conduct/code of discipline/code of behaviour.

Letter to Parents - Swine Flu Popular

Advice for Parents if the school is closed or children are sick owing to an outbreak of swine flu

Parental Complaints Policy Popular

Complaints Procedure included here is the 5-stage process agreed by the teacher union and management bodies. See also Parents - Issue Resolution Process Overview in the same folder.

Parents - Issue Resolution Process Overview

See attached flowchart submitted by a Principal - show the flow of action to be taken when raising an issue with the school, who to contact first, what happens if the issue is still not resolved etc.

Record of Parent/Teacher Meeting Popular


Reporting Standardised Test Results to Parents Popular

Transcript of an interview on the topic of Reporting Standardised Test Results to Parents with Professor Eugene Wall, educational psychologist, Vice-President of Mary Immaculate College in Limerick and co-author of both the Micra-T and Sigma-T standardise ...

School Rules - Implications

See related School Rules Poster

School Rules Poster Popular

See also School Rules - Implications

Student Council - Role & Functions Popular

See also Establishing a School Council which is stored under Policies & Plans - School Policies

Website Popular

Designed by the National Adult Literacy Agency (NALA) for parents to help their children

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