Welcome to the Ursuline College Sligo

Email: ucsoffice@eircom.net
Phone: 071-9161653

Policies

Child protection
The Board of Management has adopted as policy the Department of Education and Skills’ Guidelines on Child Protection.These can be accessed on the Department’s website: https://www.education.ie

Critical incident
In the event of a Critical Incident in the school, certain procedures will be followed. These will vary slightly depending on whether the incident happens during the week or at the week-end.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Policy on Critical Incidents

Anti-bullying
The Board of Management of Ursuline College is committed to providing a safe positive learning environment for our students, where each person is respected and can work towards achieving her full potential.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Anti-Bullying Policy

Enrolment – admissions policy
In the context of the school’s mission statement and its educational philosophy, Ursuline College is committed to the care and protection of all its students. The Vetting policy of Ursuline College forms part of the Board of Management’s recruitment practice.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Admissions Policy

Homework
Homework is an essential part of learning.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Homework Policy

Substance use
This Substance Use policy applies to the entire school community of Ursuline College, Sligo – including teachers, students, parents/guardians and all users of, and visitors to the school campus.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Substance Abuse Policy

School tour policy
Ursuline College is committed to incorporating educational visits into its curriculum, providing that they will enhance student’s relevant understanding and experience and are seen as a valuable addition to the regular school experience.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo School Tour Policy

Physical education and sports policy
Sport has a major role to play in school and society. Participation in school sport makes a major contribution to the students’ education and to their physical, social and emotional development. Educators/Coaches must make use of the opportunities that sport and sporting activities provide in order to help the students to grow and develop as persons.
Click here to download the Ursuline College Sligo Schools Sports Policy

Code of behaviour/discipline
Within the context of the school’s Mission statement and stated ethos, school rules have been formulated in order to help students to develop their gifts and talents and to grow in self-discipline and responsibility.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Code of Discipline

Management Safety Policy (Health and Safety)
It is within the context of the school’s philosophy and mission statement that the Health and Safety Policy has been formulated. It is the school’s policy to do all that is reasonably practicable to prevent injury to people, damage to property and to protect everyone (i.e staff, pupils, public, contractors and visitors) from foreseeable hazards.
Click here to download the Ursuline College Sligo Management Safety Policy

Acceptable Use Policy
The aim of the AUP is to ensure that pupils will benefit from learning opportunities offered by the school’s Internet resources in a safe and effective manner. Internet use and access is considered a school resource and privilege. Therefore, if the school AUP is not adhered to this privilege will be withdrawn and appropriate sanctions – as outlined in the AUP – will be imposed.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Acceptable Use Policy

Suspension
Procedures in relation to suspensions are drawn up within the context of the school’s ethos which derives from the Religious and Educational philosophy of Ursuline schools.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Procedures for Suspension

Expulsions
Procedures in relation to expulsion are drawn up within the context of the school’s ethos which derives from the Religious and Educational philosophy of Ursuline schools.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Procedures for Expulsion

Dignity in the Workplace
Within the context of the school’s philosophy and mission statements, the Board of Management of Ursuline College is committed to providing all employees with an environment that is free from any form of workplace bullying, where each one can be expected to be treated with dignity both by management and work colleagues.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Dignity in the Workplace

Laptop Policy
Any important or sensitive data stored on the laptop must be protected by a secure password and backed up appropriately.
Click here to download the Ursuline College Sligo Laptop Policy

Car Parking Policy for Students
Should students drive themselves to school and wish to park their vehicle in school
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Car Parking policy for students

Multiculturalism
Within the context of the school’s Religious and Educational philosophy, the school seeks to be inclusive of students from a variety of background, culture and nationality. Ursuline College strives to nurture a community where Christian values are respected, lived and taught. The school’s philosophy is based on the Gospels and the writings of St Angela Merici.
Click here to download the Ursuline College Sligo Policy on Multiculturalism

Anti-smoking Policy
Within the context of the school’s mission statement and ethos, policies regarding Health and Safety have been formulated. An anti-smoking policy forms part of these policies.
Click here to view the Ursuline College Sligo Anti Smoking Policy
 

Authorised User Policy

The aim of this policy is to ensure that pupils will benefit from learning opportunities offered by the school's Internet resources in a safe and effective manner. 

Click here to view the UrsulineCollege Sligo Authorised User Policy