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School Policies

School Attendance Policy

St. Mac Dara’s School Attendance Policy ●St. Mac Dara’s seeks to promote and foster an environment that encourages students to attend school regularly and participate fully in the life of the school. ●St. Mac Dara’s seeks to advise and assist students and...

Homework Policy

Introduction Homework can be defined as any tasks assigned to students by teachers which are to be carried out or completed during non-school hours.  Such tasks may include written and non-written work and revision of topics covered previously. Homework...

Drugs Policy

St. Mac Dara’s Community College Drugs Policy Clear definition of drugs as understood by the college; A Drug can be defined as a chemical which causes changes in the way the human body functions, either mentally, physically or emotionally.  “Drugs” include...

Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Policy

St. Mac Dara’s Co-Curricular and Extra-Curricular Policy is in full accordance with its Code of Behaviour whereby it promotes the development of positive relationships between students and between students and teachers in a safe and just environment...

Code of Behaviour Policy: Suspension & Expulsion

St. Mac Dara’s Community College Code of Behaviour Policy: Suspension & Expulsion     The school’s policy on suspension is in line with Code of Behaviour Guidelines set down by the N.E.W.B. Suspension is defined as “requiring the student to absent...

Child Protection Policy

Child Protection Policy:  St. Mac Dara’s Community College Introduction In accordance with its mission statement, St. Mac Dara’s aspires to a culture of care and protection of each student’s welfare.  The College recognises that the safety and welfare of...

Anti-Bullying Policy

St. Mac Dara’s Community College Anti-Bullying Policy    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 St. MacDara’s Community College  has...

Admissions Policy

St. Mac Dara’s C.C. Admissions Policy   St. Mac Dara’s Community College’s Admissions Policy should be considered in conjunction with its Code of Behaviour and the provisions of the Education Act (1998), the Education Welfare Act (2000) and the Equal...