Board of Management

Board Members

Kieran Hastings (Chairperson) Patron nominee

Canon Jim O’ Donovan Patron nominee

Seán Lyons Principal

Kieran Lynch (Recording Secretary) Teacher nominee

Graham Manning Parent nominee

Sandra O’ Meara Parent nominee

Paul Donovan (Treasurer) Community member

Ann McKernan Community member

Board of Management of St. Anthony’s BNS  Agreed Report 09/01/2020

  • The first meeting of the New Board of Management 2019-23 took place on Thursday 9th January 2020.
  • Form 2 – Declaration of Acceptance of Membership of the School Board of Management signed by all members.
  • Nomination of Treasurer and Recording Secretary.
  • Education Secretariat to the Diocese of Cork & Ross, Mr. Seán Ó Caoimh gave a presentation to the Board on the roles and responsibilities of Board members.
  • The Board of Management would like to sincerely thank all the dedicated staff for preparing the pupils so well for their wonderful Christmas concerts, plays and beautiful Christmas Mass.  It would also like to thank the hard working Parents’ Association for their very successful ‘Christmas Giving Tree’ which provided much needed items for St. Vincent de Paul, and for their Christmas card initiative which raised funds for Penny Dinners Cork, and their successful Santa’s visit to the Junior classes.  The Board of Management would also  like to thank all the pupils who raised much needed funds for Cork Simon Community and Cappagh Kids through the fun Santa circuits and Reindeer run initiatives organised by pupils and staff.
  • All classes will be taught ‘The Stay Safe’ Programme, which is a personal safety education programme and part of the SPHE Curriculum during the months of January and February.
  • As part of St. Anthony’s BNS, School Self Evaluation, the focus is on Gaeilge and Teanga ó bhéil.At present a number of policies are being reviewed by the school, Assessment Policy and Anti-Bullying Policy.
  • The Principal presented ‘The Child Protection Oversight Report.
  • The Board of Management would like to congratulate the two school quiz teams who recently came first  and third respectively in the Sciath na Scol Sports quiz for Cork City and County. Maith thú to all involved.



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