Relevant school policies will be uploaded to this page over the rest of this academic year. All policies are available from the school by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, by using the ‘contact us’ option at the top of the page or phoning 051389211.
DCYA_Children_First National Guideance for the Protection and Welfare of Children
Personal Data submitted on forms to RCS:
The personal data supplied on this application from is required for the purposes of student enrolment, registration, administration, child welfare and to fulfil our other legal obligations. Contact details will also be used to notify you of school activities and/or events. While the information gathered will generally be treated as confidential to Ramsgrange Community School, from time to time it may be necessary for us to exchange personal data on a confidential basis with other bodies including the Department of Education and Skills, the Department of Social Protection, An Garda Siochana, TUSLA, the HSE, The National Educational Welfare Board or with another school (where the student is transferring). We rely on Parents/Guardians to provide us with accurate and complete information and to update us in relation to any change in the information provided. Should you wish to update or access you/your child’s personal data you should inform the school Principal in writing. A full copy of our Data Protection Policy is available on our school website – www.ramsgrangecommunityschool.ie.
Medical Card Details:
The Department of Education currently waives examination fees for Junior Cert/Cycle and Leaving Cert. students where the student or parent has a current medical card. In order for us to inform the Department that a medical cards exists, we are required to get your permission and relevant Medical card details. This information will be returned to the Department of Education via the ‘October Returns’.
It is our school policy to regularly review students’ progress and levels of attainment. To this end it may be necessary to carry out additional testing in addition to standard classroom subject tests e.g. aptitude tests/ability tests/ literacy tests/numeracy tests. Please confirm that we have your permission to carry out these tests. Or full policy on Student testing and attainment is available on our school website – www.ramsgrangecommunityschool.ie.