Pa­tron­age process for school

Wicklow People (Arklow) - - NEWS -

FOUR school bod­ies have ap­plied for the pa­tron­age of a new school for New­town­moun­tkennedy/ Kil­coole, which is due to open in Septem­ber of 2019.

A new Online Pa­tron­age Process Sys­tem (OPPS) has been de­vel­oped to pro­vide ob­jec­tive in­for­ma­tion to all par­ents and guardians which will al­low them to make an in­formed choice in ex­press­ing a pref­er­ence for their pre­ferred model of pa­tron­age for their child’s ed­u­ca­tion.

Scoil Sinéad Lim­ited, Kil­dare and Wick­low Ed­u­ca­tion and Train­ing Board (KWETB), Ed- ucate To­gether and An Fo­ras Pátrú­nachta are the bod­ies con­test­ing the pa­tron­age process for the new school, which will con­sist of eight class­rooms.

The voting process closes in Tuesday, Jan­uary 15. Visit the Depart­ment of Ed­u­ca­tion and Skills web­site in or­der to vote.

An Ed­u­cate To­gether pub­lic meet­ing takes place on Thursday, Jan­uary 10, in Kil­coole Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, start­ing at 7.30 p.m.. All are wel­come to at­tend. The pur­pose of this meet­ing is for the pa­tron­age of the new pri­mary school.

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