Loughmore NS PA

Chairperson: Michelle ClearySecretary: Niamh Keane
Treasurer: Shared between PA Executive

All parents/guardians are member of the PA
We are fortunate to have a very supportive and proactive PA in our school. We work collaboratively and the positive relations between school and staff have meant many new additions, initiatives and resources for our school for the benefit of all pupils. 

Benefits of a PA

Your Child

Research has shown that when parents are involved in their children’s education, children will do better.

  • NPC is a national organisation that supports parental involvement in children’s education.
  • NPC is the representative organisation for parents of children in primary education, as stated in the Education Act 1998.

Your Parent Association

  • Networking – when your parent association becomes a member of the NPC, you join an ever increasing national network of parents and parents associations.
  • Having your say – policies developed by NPC members are crucial in the development of submissions to the Department of Education and Skills and other relevant organisations.
  • Access to information – ‘Working Effectively as a Parent Association’ available to all NPC members, contains information and guidance on the establishment and smooth running of a parent association.
  • Being prepared – You will be notified directly of all new and existing NPC training opportunities for all parents as they arise. There are reduced rates for training registration for all NPC members.
  • Being included – there may be parents from your parent association who would like to join one of our Special Interest Groups to ensure their children are represented.
  • Being protected – Your parent association will be eligible to receive a reducation in parnt association insurance if a member of NPC.

Your School

  • Whole School Evaluation (WSE)- when the Inspectorate goes to your school to carry out a WSE, they will consult with the parent association if members of the NPC.
  • The NPC website www.npc.ie will keep you up to date on issues of importance in primary education in Ireland.

Contact the NPC

Tel: 01-8874034       Email: info@npc.ie      Fax: 01-8874489

Address: 12 Marlborough Court, Malborough Street, Dublin 1.