Supervision Policy

Castleknock National School.   Policy on Supervision   Introduction This policy applies to all staff and pupils during school hours, break times and on all school related activities.   Rationale The rules for National Schools 121(4) and 124(1) obliges teachers to take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of pupils and to participate inContinue reading “Supervision Policy”

Laptop Use Policy

Laptop Use Agreement   Castleknock National School     Guidelines for Use   The laptop remains the property of Castleknock National School   The laptop is covered under school insurance, however, the teacher must take reasonable care to avoid damage or loss. All leads and accessories are to be stored safely   Internet usage mustContinue reading “Laptop Use Policy”

ICT Policy

Castleknock National School ICT Policy   Computers are an essential part of the educational curriculum of Castleknock National School. Children are permitted to use technology as per the guidelines of the school Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) Computers are used by Class, Resource, and Support Teachers. Any assistive technology(for example laptops or tablets) assigned to aContinue reading “ICT Policy”

Healthy Eating Policy

HEALTHY EATING POLICY           We, at Castleknock N.S, acknowledge that what people eat is known to be one of the key factors influencing the long term health of school children and staff.  The school day provides the opportunity for having at least one of the daily meals within the school. FoodContinue reading “Healthy Eating Policy”

First Aid Policy

First Aid Policy   Revised and amended by Sandra Meyer (August 2015) Approved by the Board of Management (November 2015) Amended and ratified by the BOM. 16th September, 2020.   First Aid Policy and Procedure   Purpose This policy sets out how staff at Castleknock National School deliver First Aid and the roles and responsibilitiesContinue reading “First Aid Policy”

Critical Incidents Policy

Critical Incidents Policy.           Approved by the Board of Management (June, 2010). Reviewed & amended: April, 2013 & Re-reviewed December, 2019. Date of next review:  December 2022.                     In Castleknock National School we always aim to protect the wellbeing of our wholeContinue reading “Critical Incidents Policy”

Code of Behaviour Policy

CASTLEKNOCK NATIONAL SCHOOOL   A CODE OF BEHAVIOUR  INTRODUCTION   GOOD BEHAVIOUR AND THE DEVELOPING CHILD The aims of primary education as laid down by the Department of Education are as follows: To enable the child to live a full life as a child. To equip them to avail themselves of further education so thatContinue reading “Code of Behaviour Policy”

Child Safe guarding Statement

 Child Safeguarding Statement. Castleknock National School is a primary school providing primary education to pupils from Junior Infants to Sixth Class. In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017Continue reading “Child Safe guarding Statement”

Data Protection Policy

Castleknock National School Data Protection Policy September 2019 DATA PROTECTION POLICY 1 Purpose and Scope ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 2 2 Processing Principles …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 2 3 Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………. 3 4 Processing Activities Undertaken by the School…………………………………………………………………………………………………… 4 5 Recipients ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5 6 Personal Data Breaches ……………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………… 5 7 Data Subject Rights …………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….. 6Continue reading “Data Protection Policy”

Anti Cyber Bullying Policy

Cyber bullying Cyber bullying includes (but is not limited to) communicating via electronic means with the objective of causing hurt, fear, embarrassment, humiliation, alarm and/or distress to one or more persons. Cyber bullying includes the use of mobile phones and the internet with the objective of upsetting someone. It may take the form of generalContinue reading “Anti Cyber Bullying Policy”