St Thomas the Apostle N.S. Rosegreen, is characterised by ‘openness’ and ‘collective responsibility’ according to a Dept. of Education report.
A Whole School Evaluation (WSE) was carried out at the school by an Inspector on June 5th and published this month. All schools are subject to WSE’s in line with government regulations. The Catholic primary school, with 150 pupils, has enjoyed a slight increase in enrollment in recent years. It is reported that
attendance is “very good”. The main strengths of St. Thomas the Apostle are: “School leadership is characterised by openness and a collective responsibility for all aspects of school life. Staff creates a positive school atmosphere that is conducive to teaching and learning. Pupils are presented with a broad learning programme in which they engage with enthusiasm and interest. The board of management is committed to promoting school improvement. The management of pupils is very effective with respectful relationships in evidence between teachers and pupils. The parents’ association commendably supports the work of the school.”