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You are here Three Year Plan 2013 - 2016 Improvement Plans for 2015 - 2016 Improvement Plans for 2016 - 2017 Improvement Plans for 2017 - 2018 Actions to Improve Participation of Pupils in School (2017 - 2018)

Targets:
To increase our actions for full participation by 3 Measures/Resources
Measure/Resource
Objective(s) of Intervention
Numbers Targeted
When?
Monitor participation rates in extra-curricular activities: Chess Club, French Club, Scratch Computer Club, Draughts Club, Gaeilge Club, Senior Infants Club, Debating Club, Maths Circle & 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
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
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 can fully participate
40 +
All Year

Provision of interpreter for Parent/Teacher Meetings for EAL families

To ensure good home-school communication and attendance at formal P/T Meetings
10
November and as required throughout the year
Publication of information about starting school in Polish (in printed format & on the school's website)
To ensure target pupils experience a smooth and happy transition to primary school
7
All Year
Food for all after school clubs: Homework Club, Chess Club, Club Francais, Maths Circle, Debating Club, Scratch Club, LEGO Club etc
To ensure that the target pupils will actively and regularly participate in at least one after school activity
All
All Year
Breakfast Club
To ensure attendance at school and active participation in the curriculum during the full day
18 - 20
All year
Use of "Dyslexie Font" for all printed work for pupils with dyslexia
To help pupils with dyslexia participate more easily
All
All Year
Provision of School Lunches & snacks for after school clubs
To ensure full participation in school
All
All Year
Care Team for the purpose of identifying and supporting "at risk" pupils.
To identify pupils 'at risk'
All
All Year
Support Team to monitor participation of pupils with learning difficulties
To ensure as full participation as possible and ensure that a learning difficulty does not inhibit participation
Support Pupils
All Year
The school will provide resources which promote awareness and positive images of cultural diversity and provide opportunities for the children to meet people from diverse cultural and ethnic backgrounds at first hand by welcoming such visitors into school.
To ensure all are welcome
All
All Year

(Plan formally adopted at teachers' meeting on Thursday 31st August 2017)