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September 22, 2019

Application and Decision Dates for admission to 2021/2022 school year

September 20, 2020

This Admission Policy complies with the requirements of the Education Act 1998, the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018 and the Equal Status Act 2000. In drafting this policy, the board of management of the school has consulted with school staff, the school patron and with parents of children attending the school.


The policy was approved by the school patron on October 14th, 2020.  It is published on the school’s website and will be made available in hardcopy, on request, to any person who requests it.

Click the link to read our school's Covid 19 Response plan 

The aim of this Acceptable Use Policy is to ensure that pupils will benefit from learning opportunities offered by the school's Internet resources in a safe and effective manner. Internet use and access is considered a school resource and privilege. Therefore, if the school AUP is not adhered to this privilege will be withdrawn and appropriate sanctions - as outlined in the AUP - will be imposed. Please read the AUP carefully

In accordance with the requirements of the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and the code of behaviour guidelines issued by the NEWB, the Board of Management of Scoil Phadraig, Westport has adopted the following Anti-bullying Policy within the framework of the school’s overall code of behaviour. This policy fully complies with the requirements of the Anti-Bullying Procedures for Primary and Post-Primary Schools which were published in September 2013. It was reviewed in September 2015. 

Please read this Anti-Bullying Policy carefully and try to keep Scoil Phádraig a happy school

The Board of Management 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.  This Child Protection Safeguarding Statement & Risk Assessment was drafted in the best interests of our children and in accordance with the requirements of the Department of Education and Skill’s Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools.  Please note that the school's Designated Liason Person is the Principal Fergus Seoighe and the Deputy Designated Liason Person is the Assistant Principal Colette Fleming

Written Notification that the Review of the School’s Child Safeguarding Statement has taken place.

The ethos or climate of a school is a major factor in establishing and maintaining high standards of behaviour and discipline.  This will involve a strong sense of community within the school and a high level of co-operation among staff and between staff, pupils and parents.  

Please read our Code of Discipline carefully

Data Protection

As part of the new GDPR on May 25th, the school has updated it's Data Protection Policies.  Please follow the links for more info.

January 28, 2020

The Board of Management of Scoil Phádraig sets its policy of Admissions in accordance with the provision of the Education Act, 1998.  Scoil Phádraig is Catholic, co-educational school uder the patronage of archbishop Micheal Neary and also caters for children with different faiths and none, as well as children for whom English is not their first langauge and for children with Special Educational Needs.  Please read our enrolment policy carefully. 

RSE seeks to provide children with opportunities to acquire knowledge and understanding of relationships and human sexuality, through processes which will enable them to form values and establish behaviours within a moral, spiritual and social framework.  Please make sure to read the RSE policy carefully

Website of Scoil Phádraig

Scoil Phádraig is committed to preserving the privacy of all visitors to“our website”). This privacy statement relates to our practices in connection with our website. Scoil Phádraig fully respects your right to privacy.  We will not collect personal information/personal data about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information using the “contact us” form.  By using this site, you consent to the collection and use of your information under the terms of this privacy statement which is in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 and the European Communities (Electronic Communications Networks and Services) (Privacy and Electronic Communications) Regulations 2011. Please read the following privacy statement to understand how we use and protect the information that you choose to provide to us.

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