We are a co-educational Catholic Primary School, under the Patronage of Dr. Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin.

Mission Statement

We promote the Christian values of respect, honesty, courtesy and tolerance, while appreciating the needs and rights of individuals and being socially and culturally inclusive.

We nurture an environment of development, both spiritually and morally with particular emphasis on Pastoral care.

We aspire to realise the educational, emotional, social and physical potential of all children and encourage them to develop active and creative minds.

We promote healthy friendships and relationships and endeavour to equip all children with strong social skills and an eagerness to continue into further education.

The following document describes the schools Board of Management.  Board of Management 2015 – 2019

Boards of Management of Primary Schools are appointed for a four year term. Our current Board’s term is from December 1st 2015 to November 30th 2019. The Board manages the school on behalf of the Patron and the Minister. Our school is under the Patronage of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

The Principal is responsible for the day to day management of the school.

On each Board there are two nominees of the Patron:

Madeline Lynch (Chairperson) and Bernard Davin.

There are two nominees of the parents:

Louise Moran and Brendan Cosgrave

There are two members from the staff.

The Principal, Ursula Martin, a permanent board member and

Mary Brennan, teacher nominee.

There are two community nominees:

Ursula Frawley and Ray Cleary

The Board meets in the school approximately 8 times throughout the year and is responsible for overseeing financial administrative and curricular affairs in conjunction with the Principal and the staff.


The following are our current school policies.

Child Protection Policy of Scoil Carmel

Child Protection Procedures

Educational Tours

Enrolment Policy

Good behaviour and discipline

Healthy Eating Policy

Homework Policy

NCCA Your child and standardised testing