Parents have always been encouraged to play a very active part in the life of Maryfield and an active Parents’ Association has existed for many years. The Association plays an important part in the successful running of the school. We hold meetings on topics of educational interest to parents and we support the work of the school in many other ways.
The Parents Association have hosted many beneficial Information evenings for parents, dealing with issues such as drug awareness , study skills, and we support the annual ‘Cheese & Wine’ night for the parents of 1st Years. We have also been involved in supporting music evenings, Art competitions, organised the highly-successful School Clean-up day, 2012, organised funding raising event “Swishing the Rails”. Assisted with the Transition Year Concert – “Back to the 80’”
The Association have also consulted on the review of some school policies such as the College Code of Conduct.
The annual contribution from parents provides the bulk of funding. If additional funds are needed for the Association’ work, Over the last few years, funds raised by the Parents Association have been allocated to:
All parents / guardians of pupils attending Maryfield College are automatically members of the Parents’ Association.
The annual general meeting of the Association is normally held in October, and at this meeting a Committee is elected each year to co-ordinate the activities of the Parents’ Association.
We meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 19.30 in the School. All parents are welcome to join the Committee.
Two parents also represent the parent body on The Board of Management.
Chair: Bernadette Hennessey
Treasurer: Catherine McMillan
Secretary: Claire Barkey
Do you want to join the Committee, assist at one of our events or simply want more information?
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