ADMISSIONS 2021 – 2022

For the necessary information and documentation regarding Admissions for the school year 2021 – 2022 please click here 


The appointment of a new Chairperson of a Board of Management is only made after consultation with the Patron. The Patron is then responsible for informing the DES of the change. It is very important that the appropriate form is completed and returned as soon as the Patron has agreed to the appointment of a new Chairperson.

Change of Board of Management Member Form

Finance and Accounts

Capital Project Form

Credit Cards

Where a school board of management requires a credit card for its online purchases it is essential that FSSU Guideline PO6 20/21 be consulted. Patron Approval using this form this form must be obtained before an application for a Credit Card is made.


For information on all school appointments please click here.

You will find the necessary documentation for:

  • Leadership & Management Appointments
  • Teacher Appointments
  • Principal Appointments
  • Special Needs Assisitant Appointments
  • And also some useful interview resources


All Schools Vetting information may be found at this link

Useful Resources

Governance Manual for Primary Schools 2019-2023

CPSMA Handbook for Chairpersons

Draft PA Constitution

Primary Education Newsletters

Newsletter September 2018

Primary Education Newsletter May 2018

March 2018 Newsletter

January 2018 Primary Education Newsletter

November 2017 Newsletter Primary Education

Theres a Procedure for:

Parental Complaints: INTO/CPSMA Complaints Procedure Guidelines for Primary Schools

Workplace Bullying and Harrassment

Staff Relation Issues:

Grievance Issues

Professional Competency & Disciplinary Teachers & Principals

  • Circular 0049/2018 – Revised procedures in relation to professional competence issues and general disciplinary matters