Wicklow Educate Together National School Board of Management Meeting 19 June 2018

Report to the school community

Present Robert Greene, Mary Dee, Eamonn O’Hanrahan, Kenia Puig Planella, Michelle Adebisi, Koryne Smyth, Graham Byrne, Brian Fitzsimons

The Board formally welcomed Brian Fitzsimons to the BOM.

Kenia announced that she is to resign from the Board. The Board are deeply indebted to Kenia for all the hard work that she has done in her time on the Board.

Enrolment 376 pupils currently on roll. Projected enrolment for September 2018 is 412

Standardised Tests Report has been forwarded to DES. School reports and Standardised test results forwarded to parents Monday 18th June.

June activities – Bike to School Day and Sports’ Day both successful. 6th class Graduation Thursday 29th June at 12 noon.

We are facilitating 2nd level Educate Together School in Wicklow Town campaign

Health and Safety Fire Drill/Emergency evacuation took place on May 24th.


Sammon have gone into liquidation. The unresolved work will now go out to tender.

The tender of furniture and staging have been awarded to Peter Walsh & Sons.Order will be made during the summer

Finance Costs overall are slightly down and settled for now.

ET report AGM was in May. The motions that were passed have not been sent out to schools Boards at this time. 

PTA report Much of the recent focus for the PTA has been directed towards campaigning for patronage of the proposed new Secondary school in Wicklow.

The Board also considered some routine matters, which for reasons of confidentiality are not included in this report