Parents/Guardians need for PTA
The Parent Association is the structure through which parents/guardians in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children.
We are formalising the structure of our PTA at present. We are looking for 10 - 15 parents who can fully commit to our PTA to ensure we can be a consistent, positive influence in our schools' development.
Meetings will take place once per month for one hour. Our next meeting is Wednesday 12th February from 8.30am - 9.30am.
If you wish to sign up for our PTA, please complete the form below.
What is role of the PTA?
The Education Act, 1998 sets down the role of the parent association.
The Parent Association works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership of home and school.
The Parent Association can advise the principal and Board of Management on policy issues and incidents that may require a review of school policy, e.g. Bullying, Safety, Homework, Enrolment, Behaviour problems etc.
Parent Associations can suggest and/or organise extra-curricular activities.
The Parent Association is a support for parents in the school.
The Parent Association can invite speakers to address the parents on issues which are topical or relevant.
The Parent Association is not a forum for complaint against either an individual teacher or parent. The Complaints Procedure is the mechanism for this
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