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Banteer National School has become involved in the Green Schools Programme and will shortly apply for the Green Flag. Many measures have been put in place to reduce the amount of litter/waste in the school and we welcome the support of the parents in this regard. It is important that the recycling and proper disposal of all waste material continues in each home. There
Active School Flag
Banteer National School has recently started working towards achieving its very first Active School Flag. The Active School Flag was launched by the Department of Education and Science in 2009. It is a non-competitive initiative which seeks to recognise schools that strive to achieve a physically active and physically educated school community. As an Active School we aim to: Provide all pupils with appropriate
The preparation and updating of the school plan was first made a statutory requirement under the Education Act (1998). The School Plan is a collaborative process. Schools exist for pupils and therefore the central focus of school development planning is learning. Consultation, communication and collaboration are critical elements in the process. Shared decision-making becomes the order of the day. Parents, as the primary educators