St. Paul's Community College is a Waterford and Wexford Education and Training Board School.
Waterford & Wexford ETB

Parents' Council

The Parents’ Association is the structure through which parents in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children. The Parent’s Association works with the principal, staff and the Board of Management to build an effective relationship between the home and school. Collaboration between the home and school is important because with positive and active partnership the student gets the best that education can offer.

Committee Members 2021/22

  • Sarah Jacob

  • Peter Macer

  • Gary Cushen

  • Niamh Halligan

  • Anne Marie Carton

  • Jodi Cusack

  • Bukola Funsho

  • Catherine Winters

  • Zandra Kelly

  • Catherine Hanrahan

  • Darina McCabe

  • Jennifer Cullinan

  • Michel Quinn

  • Vivienne Burns

Role of Parents Council (Association)

· The Parent Council is the structure through which parents/guardians in a school can work together for the best possible education for their children.

· The Education Act, 1998 sets down the role of the parent Council.

· The Parent Council works with the principal, staff and the board of management to build effective partnership of home and school.

· Educational research on the involvement of parents in schools shows that children achieve higher levels when parents and teachers work together.

· The Parent Council can advise the principal and Board of Management on policy issues and incidents that may require a review of school policy, e.g. Bullying behaviour, Safety, Homework, Enrolment, Behaviour problems etc.

· Parent Councils can suggest and/or organise extra-curricular activities.

· The Parent Council is a support for parents in the school.

More Information in booklet “Working Effectively as a Parent Association” from the National Parents Council, Internet, available at the following link

Oct 19
Open Night 2023
Oct 24
6th Parent Teacher Meeting
Oct 30
Mid Term Break
Nov 08
1st Year Parent Teacher Meeting
Paddy Browne's Rd, Lisduggan, Waterford, Ireland
Waterford & Wexford Educational Training Board
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