Agreed Report for the attention of Staff, Parents, Students
Board of Management 13th of November
Mohill Community College
Board of Management Meeting
Welcome & Introduction
The new Principal introduced himself to The Board.
Correspondence from SEC, ETBI, Mayo Sligo Leitrim ETB, NEPS, NCCA, OIDE & Department Circulars were presented.
DLP & DDLP
DLP was changed to Mr. C Flynn
DDLP remains the same, Ms. M Callinan
In the absence of both Mr. Flynn and Ms. Callinan, Ms. Hardigan Ward, and Mr. T Nolan we are nominated as DLP & DDLP respectively
Teaching and Learning
The Board discussed the recent leaving cert and junior cert results. The Board also discussed the need for increased participation in the transition year program in order to bridge the gap between the new junior cycle and the traditional leaving cert. The need for leaving cert applied was referenced.
The Board discussed enrolment and the format it will take this year.
Policies for ratification
The Board amended the admissions policy to include the names of the feeder schools and re-ordering the Selection criteria used in the enrolment process
The admission notice was agreed
Code of Behaviour:
The code of behaviour was amended to include that the possession of vapes and E cigarettes are completely prohibited on school grounds
Post of Responsibility Review
The Board ratified the schedule of posts as agreed and proposed by the teacher working group.
Collection of Money
The Board sanctioned the Principal with the authority to collect money from students on behalf of the school.
The Board sanctioned the Principal with the authority to suspend students for up to 5 days in consultation with the chair of The Board of management.
SSE/School Improvement Plan
The Principal provided The Board with a brief overview of the SSE targets and actions within the school.
The Board discussed the school’s strategic plan focusing on new programs, new subjects, traffic calming measures and the recent sanction of additional classrooms.
The Board was presented with an up-to-date overview of the budget.
Child Protection Report
The Principal presented the Child Protection Oversight Report.
Antibullying Reports were referred to.
Health and Safety
The Principal gave an account of the various inspections and equipment services which have taken place since the last Board meeting.
The Principal gave a detailed account of many of the events, trips, sporting achievements and new initiatives implemented in the school since the last board meeting.
Any other business
The Board discussed investigating the possibility of solar energy production in the school.
Board members formally welcomed the new principal and wished him well in his new role.
Date of next meeting