COVID19 & Return to School

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Listed hereunder is all documentation (Guidance Notes, Template letters etc.) which relates to the management of schools during the COVID 19 pandemic.

Please note that the CPSMA advice line is operating as normal during school closures and your queries will be addressed by phoning 01-6292462 (9 a.m. to 5 p.m.) or by emailing [email protected] .

 

 Circular / Press Release 

Guidance Note  / FAQs

Template 

DES-COVID 19 Announcements  

DES – Update requirements – Child Protection Oversight Report to BOM

 

 

Return To School Documents 
 

DES – Updated Ventilation in School Guidance

 

 

 

Covid-19 Response Plan for Primary & Special Schools (Editable Word Document)  

DES – Recording and Reporting COVID-19 primary pupil related absences

 

Letter to primary schools from DES Secretary General 01.07.20 

Letter to primary schools from DES Secretary General 01.07.20_Gaeilge

DES – Supporting Collaboration with Parents in Primary Schools

 

 

 

 

COVID-19 Schools and Childcare Facilities Mass Testing Report Week 50 (6-12 Dec 2020)

WEEKLY  SCHOOLS  TESTING REPORT  Wk 48 

Schools mid term review November 2020

Education and CCF Testing Weekly Report Wk 46

CPSMA Letter of Invitation to Face to Face Interview Covid Final

 

Template invitation to Online Interviews Final

 

COVID 19 – interim recommendations for the reopening of schools and educational facilities

Advice for School Principals if notified of a positive case of COVID-19.

 

CPSMA Template letter for DES paid ancillary staff re Temp Assignment 

Template letter for SNAs re Temp Assignment

7th April – Follow up Template email to SNAs

Submitting Statement of Attendance Form during the current Covid-19 Period of Restrictions Letter

STG Statement of Attendance Form

Foirm Ráiteas Tinrimh a chur isteach le linn na Tréimhse Srianta Covid-19 reatha

Foirm Ráiteas Tinrimh le haghaidh DEONTAS IOMPAIR SPEISIALTA

 

Parent’s Guide: if your child is a close contact of COVID-19 in school

 

DES Information Note 0002/2020 on Circular 44/2019 Webinar Recording with Professor Luke O’Neill-  Managing Covid in the classroom

 

 

Assistance where there is difficulty making contact with pupils residing in accommodation centres for International Protection Applicants

Protocol for school visits of Priests or School Chaplains

 

Updated Droichead Covid 19 Guidelines for PSTs 2019-20

Updated Droichead Covid 19 Guidelines for NQTs 2019-20

 

Candidates Checklist for Remote Interview_

CPSMA Guidance Note on holding face to face interviews during the Covid-19 Pandemic Final

COVID-19 Interview Participation Form

 

 

 

Droichead Interim Measures 2019/2020 (Covid 19)  

 

CPSMA Submission to DES re: September Return to School Guidance note for the filling of HSCL co-ordinator positions during the period of COVID 19 restrictions

 

Letter from DES Re: SNA availability to schools pending assignment to the HSE under the temporary assignment scheme DES Guidance for access to schools from 18 May 20 final

 

DES INFORMATION- CENTRALISED PROVISIONING OF LAPTOP DEVICES FOR SCHOOLS

 

Guidance on Contractual and Employment issues arising from COVID -19

 

DES – Applications for Special Educational Needs (SEN) Transport during the current Covid-19 Period of Restrictions

 

DES Iompar Scoile – Iarratais d’Iompar Riachtanais Speisialta Oideachais (RSO) le linn Tréimhse Sriantaí Covid-19

 

DES Guidance on supporting students at risk of educational disadvantage and Guidance on supporting students with Special Educational Needs.

 

DES – Important Notice:  Arrangements for Section 29 appeals during the Covid 19 emergency  CPSMA Guidance Note in relation to Temporary Assignment arrangements for certain staff in the education and training sector

DES Updated FAQ Documents on Temporary Assignment Arrangements

 

Circular 0032/2020 – GRANT SCHEME FOR ICT Infrastructure – 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR €10m Funding to issue to Primary and post-primary schools

 

Circular 0031/2020 – GRANT SCHEME FOR ICT Infrastructure – 2019/2020 SCHOOL YEAR 

 

CPSMA Guidance Note in relation to remote meetingsData Protection when working remotely

 

Circular 0027/2020Temporary Assignment arrangements for certain staff in the education and training sector  

 

HSE Temporary Assignment of SNA Briefing Document 0027/2020  

 

 

Continuing School Administration 

 

 
Minister’s announcement re SNA allocation for the 2020/2021 school year

 

School Notification SNA Contingency September 2020

School Meals Scheme Updated Guidance

 

DES school meals updated guidance note

 

 

 

CPSMA Guidance Note School MealsSchool Meals Scheme FAQs

Community Champions

School Meals Scheme An Post Distribution Depots

 

 

 Guidance on Continuity of Schooling For primary and post-primary schools

 

Supporting Pupils with Distance Learning

 

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