What is a Student Council?
A Student Council is a representative structure through which students in the school can become involved in the affairs of the school, working in partnership with school management and staff and parents for the benefit of the school and its students.
The role of the Student Council
The main role of a Student Council as set out in the Education Act is “to promote the interests of the school and the involvement of students in the affairs of the school, in co-operation with the board, parents and teachers”.
A Student Council will set its own objectives, which will vary from school to school. Some general objectives include:
To enhance communication between students, management, staff and parents
To promote an environment conducive to educational and personal development
To promote friendship and respect among pupils
To support the management and staff in the development of the school
To represent the views of the students on matters of general concern to them
Member 2021 - 2022
Chairperson - Lucy Egan
Deputy Chairperson - Robert Hanton
Secretary - Jack Bermingham and Cillian Crowley
Public Relations Officer - Lee Maguire
1st Year representative - Ganga Gill
2nd Year representative - Lee Maguire
3rd Year representative - Eoghan Begley
LC1 representative - Maria Vrabete
TY representative - Cillian Crowley and Jack Bermingham
LC2 representative - Lucy Egan and Robert Hanton