School Policies

Lucan CNS’s school policies are created in conjunction with staff members, school community and Board of management. They are tailored to suit the needs of our growing school. Our policies are working documents which will change with the changing needs of our school. We will post further policies as the school continues to grow and develop. Please feel free to read our policies by choosing a link below:

 Acceptable Usage Policy (AUP)

This is the Internet Acceptable Usage Policy, ratified by the Board of Management in February 2020. This document outlines the school’s policy on permitted usage of the internet.

 Child Safeguarding Statement

This is the child Safeguarding Statement, ratified by the Board of Management of Lucan CNS in February 2020 in line with the DES and Tusla guidelines.

 Assessment of Risk at Lucan

This Risk Assessment was drawn up prior to the Child Safeguarding Statement (Feb 2020). It is frequently reviewed and updated as necessary.

 LucanCNS Anti Bullying Policy

This Document outlines the school policy and procedures for the Anti-Bullying procedures for Lucan CNS. The policy was recently drafted by school management in line with Department guidelines and legislation was ratified by the single manager.

 CNS Administration of Medicines Policy

An Administration of Medication policy has been in existence in the school since October 2013. The policy was recently drafted through a collaborative school process and was ratified by the single manager on 29 October 2013. This policy is intended for internal use in the school and may be viewed by parents/guardians in the administration office or on school website…

 CNS Attendance Policy

Establishing good attendance habits from the very beginning is very important. The policy was drawn up by the school staff and reviewed and ratified by the school’s manager. It will be reviewed again by the whole school community next year…

 CNS Child Protection Policy

The Board of Management/ Single Manager recognises that child protection and welfare considerations permeate all aspects of school life and must be reflected in all of the school’s policies, practices and activities. Accordingly, in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Education and Skills’ Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools, the Board of Management/Single Manager of CNS has agreed the following child protection policy…

 CNS Code of Behaviour

Our School aims to provide a happy, secure, friendly, learning environment, where children, parents, teachers, special needs assistants, ancillary staff and board of management/single manager work in partnership. Each individual is valued, encouraged and respected for their uniqueness and facilitated to reach their full potential in a positive atmosphere

 Complaint Procedure Approved for Sectoral Use 20181

This is the ETB Complaint procedure for parents of children attending ETB schools/centres of Education. Please see the school’s policy on effective communication as part of the procedures for parents of children in Lucan CNS.

 Effective- Communications Policy

This is Lucan CNS communications protocol. This works in tandem with the ETB’s grievance procedures.

 CNS Substance Abuse Policy

The world in which we live presents young people with many challenges, which affect their health and well-being. Exposure to alcohol, tobacco and drugs is part of this reality. Schools need to reflect upon how they might provide for the needs of their student cohort and respond appropriately to what are sometimes sensitive and emotive issues.

 CNS Website Management Policy

he CNS website and individual school websites will be hosted on the ETBI website with the proviso that the updating and management of the website for each school remains in the hands of the principal and/or website manager of each school.