Scartleigh National School Suspension School Policy - Standard Letters









Standard Letters - Suspension School Policy



Standard letter for suspensions not exceeding three days.

Dear (Parents name)

I have been authorised by the Board of Management to suspend (child’s name) for a period of (specify length of suspension). The suspension will begin on (specify date) and (child’s name) will return to school on (specify date). The reason for the suspension is (specify grounds on which suspended is based 1.5). On returning to school, (child’s name) is to report to the Principal’s office where the conditions of (child’s name) re-integration to the school will be discussed. You may appeal this suspension in writing to the Chairperson of the Board of Management c/o the school address.

Sincerely
(Principal)




Standard letter when suspension is in excess of three days.

Dear (Parents name)

The Board of Management has decided to suspend (child’s name) for a period of (specify length of suspension). The suspension will begin on (specify date) and (child’s name) will return to school on (specify date). The reason for the suspension is (specify grounds on which suspended is based 1.5). On returning to school, (child’s name) is to report to the Principal’s office where the conditions of (child’s name) re-integration to the school will be discussed. You may appeal this suspension in writing to the Patron, Bishop John Magee, Cobh.

Sincerely
(Chairperson, Board of Management)




Standard letter when the suspension will bring the total number of suspended days imposed on a child to twenty or more.

Dear (Parents name)

The Board of Management has decided to suspend (child’s name) for a period of (specify length of suspension). The suspension will begin on (specify date) and (child’s name) will return to school on (specify date). The reason for the suspension is (specify grounds on which suspended is based 1.5). On returning to school, (child’s name) is to report to the Principal’s office where the conditions of (child’s name) re-integration to the school will be discussed. As the imposition of this suspension will bring the number of suspended days imposed on (child’s name) to (specify number) you may appeal this suspension under Section 29 of the Education Act 1998 by writing to The Secretary General of the Department of Education and Science, Marlborough Street, Dublin 1. Please enclose a copy of this letter and state the reasons on which you are basing your appeal.

Sincerely
(Principal and or Chairperson depending on length of this suspension)