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You are here Three Year Plan 2013 - 2015 Actions to Improve Participation of Pupils in School (2014-2015)

Targets:
To increase our actions for full participation by 3 Measures/Resources
Measure/Resource
Objective(s) of Intervention
Numbers Targeted
When?
Outcome(s) of Intervention
Monitor participation rates in extra-curricular activities: Chess Club, French Club, Scratch Computer Club, Draughts Club, Gaeilge Club, Senior Infants Club, Debating Club, Sports Clubs: Hurling, Football, Camogie, Soccer
To ensure that the target pupils will actively and regularly participate in at least one after school activity
All
All Year
Participation rates were very high with over 95% attendance at all activities. However a small number of girls (Travellers) in the senior classes did not participate in any after-school activities.
Monitor participation rates in activities which cost money e.g. swimming, school tours
To ensure that the target pupils will be able to participate in all activities
All
All Year
Funding did not prevent any pupil from participating in any activities
Savings Club
To facilitate parents in meeting financial commitments for such issues as school tours, book rental, swimming, start of year expenses etc.so pupils could fully participate
40
All Year
Very positive feedback for the 40 parents using the club at the end of the year. Greater numbers signed up for the Savings Club for the next year.

Provision of interpreter for Parent/Teacher Meetings for EAL families

To ensure good home-school communication and attendance at formal P/T Meetings
60
November and as required
5% of EAL families attended P/T Meetings
Publication of information about starting school in Polish
To ensure target pupils experience a smooth and happy transition to primary school
15
All Year
Booklets published and distributed to parents
Food for after school clubs
To ensure that the target pupils will actively and regularly participate in at least one after school activity
All
All Year
Participation rates were very high with over 95% attendance at all activities. However a small number of girls in the senior classes (did not participate in any after-school activities.)
Breakfast Club
To ensure attendance at school and active participation in the curriculum during the full day
18
All year
Attendance levels improved. Punctuality in the mornings was no longer an issue with pupils attending Breakfast Club
Use of "Dyslexie Font" for all printed work for pupils with dyslexia
To help pupils with dyslexia participate more easily
All
All Year
Positive response from parents on the use of the new font
Targeted Language Support in class for all EAL pupils in Junior & Senior Infants That EAL pupils in Junior Infants will achieve Level A2 in Listening Skills & Level A1 in Speaking Skills. That EAL pupils in Senior Infants achieve Level B1 for Listening & Level A2 for Speaking
14
Language proficiency improved: Junior Infants - 6/14 Listening, 14/14 Speaking and Senior Infants - 7/10 Listening & 7/10 Speaking
Accessible entrance & egress to buildings and grounds That pupils with physical disabilities can enter and leave the school
1
  Work completed