School Board

The Leinster Community School Board’s role is to provide strategic guidance and monitoring of the school’s performance. It supports the school in increasing effective autonomy and flexibility to further improve the quality of the whole school program. The Board is integral in formulating and managing the school’s Business Plan and related budget, review of student performance and matters of school policy.

Members are elected from the staff, parent body, community and local businesses. The school board operates separately to the P&C. The School Board meets at least once a term; additional meetings may be called as required.

The School Board

Takes part in:

a) establishing and reviewing, the school’s objectives, priorities and general policy directions;
b) the planning of financial arrangements necessary to fund those objectives, priorities and directions;
c) evaluating the school’s performance in achieving them; and
d) formulating codes of conduct for students at the school;

  • determine in consultation with students, their parents and staff a dress code for students when they are attending or representing the school;
  • promote the school in the community;

Approves:

a) charges and contributions for the provision of certain materials, services and facilities
b) extra cost optional components of educational programmes;
c) items to be supplied by a student for use in an educational programme; and
d) any agreements or arrangements for advertising or sponsorship in relation to the school;