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Presentation Primary School Waterford

A great tradition of education in Waterford since 1798

School Policies

A copy of all policies are available in the Principal’s office and the Parents Room. If you have any queries about any of the policies, please contact the school on info@presentationprimarywaterford.ie

Enrolment and Admissions Policy

Introduction

This policy was formulated by the staff of Presentation Primary School in consultation with Parents/Guardians and the Board of Management. Read More

Language Class Management Policy

SPECIAL CLASSES FOR CHILDREN WITH DEVELOPMENTAL LANGUAGE DISORDER (DLD) – Waterford /South Kilkenny

INTRODUCTION

Children who have been diagnosed with a specific speech and/or language disorder are eligible to be considered for enrolment for the special language classes, set up in mainstream primary schools by the Department of Education and Skills and the Department of Health and Children.

There are two language classes catering for children with developmental language disorder (DLD) in the Waterford and South Kilkenny area. They are based in the Presentation Primary School, Slievekeale Road, Waterford. The first class was established in 1995 and the second class in 2011 by the Department of Education and Skills and the Health Service Executive (HSE).

A child with developmental language disorder can be referred for consideration for a place in the language classes by a CORU registered speech and language therapist in consultation with a parent/guardians and other professional, as appropriate.
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Child Safeguarding Statement

Child Safeguarding Statement 

Presentation Primary 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 2017 and Tusla Guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, the Board of Management of Presentation Primary School has agreed the Child Safeguarding Statement set out in this document. Read More

Anti Bullying Policy

1. In accordance with the requirements of the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and the code of behaviour guidelines issued by the NEWB, the Board of Management of Presentation Primary School has adopted the following anti-bullying policy within the framework of the school’s overall code of behaviour. This policy fully complies with the requirements of the Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools which were published in September 2013.

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Statement of Strategy for School Attendance

Statement of Strategy for School Attendance

Introduction

Changing social habits and patterns necessitated the updating of the schools attendance policy.  The redrafting was a collaborative school process involving staff and Board of Management, following initial drafting by a representative group.

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Administration of Medicine Policy

 ADMINISTRATION OF MEDICATION POLICY

This policy is formulated in accordance with guidelines issued by the (Primary Schools’ Managerial Bodies) and the Irish National Teachers’ Organisation.

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Code of Behaviour

The following includes the relevant sections from our Code of Behaviour Policy. This policy review was formulated following a talk given by Clare Ryan from the LDS Team on May 1st 2009. The complete document is available in both the Parents Room and the School Office.

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Complaints Procedure

Complaints Procedure

Only those complaints about teachers which are written and signed by parents/guardians of pupils may be investigated formally by the Board of Management

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