General Information

Emergency Closing

If the school must close due to a central heating failure or snow, etc, a text message from the school will be sent your mobile phone. The other situation that might arise is that the emergency may only be discovered by teachers when they enter the school. Should this happen you will be informed at the school gates. If children arrive alone they will be supervised until such time as a parent/guardian can collect them.

Green Schools

We are a Green Flag School and are continuing with our Environmental Projects.

Traffic

Parents are asked not to park in front of the school’s gates as this is a pedestrian exit and is clearly marked by a yellow box.

Lost Property

Please mark all your child’s possessions with their name so that school staff can return any lost and found items promptly.

Educational Assessment and Learning Support

Glencovitt N.S. is supported by an Educational Psychologist. If we have serious concerns about a child’s behavior or educational progress we may contact the psychologist for advice. This is always done with parental permission. Some children may need to be assessed by the psychologist. Again parents are fully informed and permission is sought from parents before this takes place. The school also has a Learning Support Teacher who will assist children who are having difficulty in English and Mathematics. Should your child need extra help you will be consulted and your permission sought before the process begins.

The Staff of Glencovitt N.S. comprises of:

• Mrs Martina Mallon, Principal
• Mrs Angela Melaugh, Vice-Principal
• Mrs Kathleen Kelly-McIntyre
• Ms Sarah Timoney
• Mrs Eithne Browne
• Glencovitt National School has a part time secretary, Mrs Breege Kelly who works on a Monday, Tuesday and Thursday. We have one part time cleaner Mrs Caroline Byrne.

The school has a Roman Catholic Ethos and is under the patronage of the Bishop of Derry, Bishop Séamus Hegarty. The school is governed by a Board of Management, which was formed in 2011.

Board of Management 2015 – 2019:

Chairperson and Patron’s Representative: Fr. Arkinson

Patron’s Representative: Mrs. Georgina O’Brien

Parent Representatives: Mr. Gary Gallen, Mrs. Anna Slevin

Teacher Representative: Mrs. Martina Mallon, Mrs. Kathleen Kelly-McIntyre

Community Representatives: Mr. Tony Gillespie, Mrs. Celine Friel

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