General Staff

Staffing arrangements for 2022-2023 year

The purpose of this circular is to inform all primary school management and staff of the staffing arrangements for primary schools for the 2022/23 school year. The allocation of teaching posts to schools is contingent on schools complying with the redeployment arrangements in place for the 2022/23 school year…

GenSNA’s/Bus Escorts

Bus Escorts Scheme

The Bus Escort Scheme is operated by the School Transport Section of the Department of Education. The SENO will advise the Department, where s/he is aware, by reference to Department criteria, from relevant professional reports or through information supplied by the School Authorities that a child’s care and safety needs are such as to require the support of an Escort.

Student Related

Inspections Post Primary

This circular provides information about the Inspectorate’s planned advisory, evaluation and research work in schools for the summer term 2022. Provides an update on the Inspectorate’s work to support and monitor the implementation of anti-bullying procedures in schools during this term.
Supersedes Circular 0033/2021


Emergency Works Grant Scheme

The purpose of this Circular is to advise Management Authorities of the migration of the Emergency Works Grant Scheme to a digital environment through an online application process. This will provide for a streamlining of the processing of applications for funding under the scheme. It also provides for revisions to the scheme as set out in this circular and appendices.