Holy Family Community School is a co-educational post-primary school. The school was opened in 1981 and has as its trustees: the Spiritan Congregation (formerly The Holy Ghost Fathers), the Presentation Sisters and Dublin & Dún Laoghaire Education & Training Board (formerly County Dublin Vocational Education Committee). The school is managed by the Board of Management. The Board has two teacher and two parent nominees and six nominees of the trustees. The Principal is Secretary to the Board.
The school has had a Students’ Council since the 1985/1986 academic year and a Parents’ Association was established the following year. The school fosters collaborative partnership between the Board of Management, staff, parents and students.
This policy was drawn up to inform and assist parents / guardians in the process of enrolling their child in the Holy Family Community School. The policy was drawn up in consultation with the staff, parents, students and Board of Management of the school in accordance with the Education Act 1998, the Education (Welfare) Act 2000, the Equal Status Act 2000, the Equality Act 2004, the Education for Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004, the Disability Act 2005 and the Education (Admission to Schools) Act 2018. It was adopted as official school policy by the Board of Management on 15th September, 2020.