Letter from the Parents' Association
Hello Parents / Guardians
We hope that you and your families are all keeping well.
At St. Dominic’s we have an active Parents’ Association. We work on behalf of parents /guardians in partnership with the school principal, staff and board of management to build close links between the school and home. Our aim is to achieve the best possible educational experience for our daughters. Research shows that the involvement of parents/guardians has a positive effect on the achievements of students in school.
As a parent/guardian of a student you are automatically a member of the Parents’ Association. We always welcome input from parents/guardians and there is an open invite to you to take a further step and become part of our Committee.
We meet once a month during school term time (usually on a Tuesday evening for one hour at 7.30pm, meetings are currently facilitated via Zoom). We work in partnership on a range of matters including offering support on various matters ranging from policy development through to extracurricular activities, always with the shared objective, between us as parents/guardians and the school as educators, to make the 6 years our daughters attend the school the best experience as possible to enable our girls to reach their potential.
In addition, we arrange various fundraising initiatives during the school year so that we can provide financial support to enable the school to invest in enhancing our daughters schooling experience that otherwise the school could not afford to do. In recent years through fundraising we have provided funding for blinds for classrooms, subsidised buses for sports matches, bought benches for the courtyard, installed a demonstration kitchen, purchased books for the library and for various departments, paid for mental health workshops, to name but a few, as well as arranging an annual guest speaker for parents on topical parenting issues.
We can’t do all this without support from parents – if you are interested in getting involved, and/or have ideas or questions then please get in touch. You can contact us via email at firstname.lastname@example.org
St. Dominic’s Parents Association, 7th February 2021
Christmas Carol Service 2019
The Carol Service is one of the annual highlights in St Dominic’s College, and it wouldn’t be possible without the Parents’ Association.
Sponsored Walk 2019
Back in September 2019 students and staff dressed up in every colour and raised money for the Parents’ Association!