Welcome to the Woodford NS Parent/Guardian Association Webpage
Purpose of our Parent Association
The purpose of the Parent Association is to provide a forum for the parents/guardians of children attending St. Joseph’s National School to work together, in partnership with the Principal, Board of Management and the whole school community, to help provide the best possible education for children attending the school, in accordance with the provisions of the Education Act, 1998.
Role of our Parent Association
The Parent Association of St. Joseph’s National School is affiliated with the National Parents’ Council (NPC). Parents’ Associations that are affiliated with the NPC must work in accordance with guidelines issued by the NPC with the concurrence of the Minister for Education.
Our role encompasses:
i. To provide support for parents, especially new arrivals in the school.
ii. To support the school with various school events and activities as requested by the Principal and to provide practical help when required in the school.
iii. To support the school through organising fundraising events that will provide funds for the school and to utilise the funds as deemed appropriate by the Principal and the Board of Management.
Elected Parent Association Committee
Chairperson – Charlie Stanley
Vice Chairperson – James Egan
Secretary – Michelle Moroney
Assistant Secretary – Claire Gorman
Treasurer – Eileen O’Donnell
Assistant Treasurer – Louise Donaghy
Please don’t hesitate to contact us through our dedicated email address: PA@stjosephswoodford.com
Parents’ Association Constitution
Useful Websites for Parents and Guardians