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The Government has agreed to provide €1.2 million to build a 438 square metre special needs unit at Scoil Mhuire, Glencastle, Bunnahowen.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny went back to school on Monday, when he attended the very first day of school in Newtownwhite Educate Together national school. The school, which is located just outside of Ballina, was re-assigned as an Educate Together school from its former patronage of the Church of Ireland.
An alternative to the existing Catholic ethos schools is now available to parents in Knocknacarra following invitations for the patronage of a new primary school in the city.
Parents of primary school children in the Ballinasloe and Roscommon areas have expressed mixed wishes when it comes to changing the patronage of their primary schools.
Educate Together has welcomed the release of the results of the parental survey of primary school preference in Castlebar. Results show positive levels of support from Castlebar parents on having the choice of an Educate Together school in their community. In addition to Castlebar the pilot survey was also conducted in Whitehall (Dublin), Trim, Tramore, and Arklow during October and November.
Following the news this week that parents of pre-school and primary school children in Castlebar are being asked to participate in an online survey about the possible change of patronage of schools, Mayo VEC has come forward with details of a possible alternative to the Catholic Church patronage model.
The Advisory Group to the Forum on Patronage and Pluralism in the primary education sector published its report this week with recommendations which include registering the preference of parents in a number of towns including Tuam and Ballinasloe.
Efforts to establish an Educate Together school for Athlone will take a significant step forward this weekend when a pre-enrolment day takes place in the town.
Folens, Ireland’s leading educational publishing company, has announced the shortlist for its Golden Anniversary Schools Competition, which has a prize fund of €100,000. Three Mayo schools are now in the running: Ballyhaunis Community School, Davitt College, and Breaffy National School.