The Board of Management of Scoil Iognáid de Rís has drafted this policy in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act 1998. The Board trusts that in doing so parents will be assisted in relation to enrolment matters and that furthermore, the chairperson of the Board of Management and the principal teacher will be happy to clarify any further matters arising from this policy.
Conditions governing enrolment
The school follows the curricular programmes prescribed by the Department of Education and Science, which may be amended from time to time, in accordance with Sections 9 and 30 of the Education Act (1998).
Scoil Iognáid de Rís depends on the grants and teacher resources provided by the Department of Education and Science and it operates within the regulations laid down, from time to time, by the Department. The school enrolment policy is prescribed by the limits of resources and funding available to meet the needs of pupils.
Within the context and parameters of Department regulations and programmes; the funding and resources available to the school and the rights of the Patron as set out in the Education Act 1998, the school enrolment policy supports the following principles:
- Inclusivity, particularly with reference to the enrolment of children with a disability or other special educational need.
- Equality of access and participation in the school.
- Parental choice in relation to enrolment.
- Respect for the diversity of values, beliefs, traditions, languages and ways of life in society.