School Board

​​The Our Lady of Dolours Pastoral School Board was formed in 2008. The Board meets on the 4th Monday of each month. Prospective Board members undertake training to be considered for a place on the Board. 
The responsibility for management of the school and decision making rests with the Principal and his dedicated and enthusiastic team. The Board’s role involves the local community on the ‘bigger picture’ of school planning and assists in setting directions for the school.

The Board is ‘pastoral’ – concerned with nurturing the dignity and self worth of people, building life-giving relationships and the holistic educational welfare of the students. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

The Board is ‘pastoral’ – concerned with nurturing the dignity and self worth of people, building life-giving relationships and the holistic educational welfare of the students. Its responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. Development of a vision and mission statement
  2. Developing “What to Do” policies in consultation with the school community
  3. Overseeing planning and building and the school’s budget.
The Our Lady of Dolours school board uses the ‘shared wisdom’ model of decision-making - everyone has a piece of the wisdom, no-one has all the wisdom, we all get different pieces.

School Board Meetings 2018, commencing 6pm

  • Monday 26 February
  • Monday 26 March
  • Monday 23 April
  • Monday 28 May
  • No meeting - June
  • Monday 23 July
  • Monday 27 August
  • Monday 17 September
  • Monday 22 October
  • Monday 26 November​