Ashbourne Community National School

School Policies

Ashbourne Community National School’s policies are created in conjunction with staff members, school community and Board of management. They are tailored to suit the needs of our school. Our policies are working documents which will change with the changing needs of our growing school.

 Please review our policies by choosing a link below:

Administration of Medicines in LMETB schools.

Admissions policy for Ashbourne CNS.

The aim of the Anti Bullying Policy is to ensure that the pupils of Ashbourne CNS can flourish and be educated in a safe and supported environment.


Attendance policy for Ashbourne CNS


Refused admission appeal form.

This is the child Safeguarding Statement, drawn up by and approved by the management of Ashbourne CNS in line with the DES and Tusla guidelines. A hard copy can be located in the main entrance to the school, including the school Risk assessment.

Please find links below to the Child protection procedures for primary and post primary schools 2017 and the related circular 0081/2017.

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

This policy provides information and guidelines to all members of the school community to promote effective communication.

This policy describes how critical incidents are managed at Ashbourne CNS.

Managing Health and Safety at our School is an ongoing activity throughout the year.  This Safety Statement is a live written document which provides details of how we manage health, safety and welfare at our school.  This Safety Statement along with our Risk Assessments form the basis of our Safety Management System.

This policy informs staff on how the induction process for Newly Qualified Teachers is carried out in Ashbourne CNS.

Ashbourne Community National School asks that parent(s)/guardian(s) consent to their son/daughter being featured in photographic and videographic promotional material if their son/daughter is under 18 years of age.

Policy on and rationale for the creation of multigrade classes within Ashbourne CNS.

This policy sets out the provision for Relationships and Sexuality Education at Ashbourne CNS.

This policy details the safety statement for ACNS for 2024.

This policy sets out the provision for special educational needs at Ashbourne CNS.

Swimming Policy for Ashbourne Community National School.

This policy sets out the provision for Relationships and Sexuality Education at Ashbourne CNS.



LMETB Vision for Ashbourne Community National School.