Composition of Boards of Management
Community and Comprehensive schools are governed by Boards of Management which are
given statutory recognition by the Education Act, 1998.
The composition of Boards of Management of Community Schools is as follows:
Nominees of Religious Trustees
Nominees of Vocational Education Committee Trustees
2 Nominees of parents (elected, of whom one must be a mother)
2 Nominees of permanent whole-time teaching staff (elected)
1 Principal (non-voting)
Responsibilty of the Board:
The Board is responsible for the government and direction of the School, subject to the provisions of the First and Second Schedule of the Deed of Trust and the provisions of the Education Act, 1998, and in accordance with the stated purpose of the School which is to provide a comprehensive system of post-primary education open to all the children of the Community, combining instruction in academic and practical subjects and on-going education for persons living in the area served by the school, and generally for contributing towards the spiritual, moral, mental and physical well-being and development of the said Community.