In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 and Tusla Guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, the Board of Management of Our Lady’s Secondary School has formally adopted a Child Safeguarding Statement that is required as part of these new procedures. To view this statement, please click below (I  have attached the relevant links)

Our Lady’s Secondary School Child Safeguarding Statement 

Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 

Children First Act 2015

With effect from February 20th 2018, the Principal, Mr. Kelly will present a Child Protection Oversight Report at each meeting of the school’s Board of Management.

Any persons with child protection concerns are invited to contact a member of staff or the Designated Liaison Person (DLP), Mr. Kelly, or, in his absence, the Deputy Designated Liaison Person (DDLP), Ms. Jane Treanor.