Mission Statement

Code of Conduct
Last updated June 2012


In keeping with the NEWB guidelines this Code specifies the standards that are expected, the measures that may be taken for breach of these standards, procedures in relation to suspension and expulsion, the grounds for removing  a suspension and the procedures to be followed relating to notification of a child’s absence from school.

The full code may be downloaded here (pdf)

Anti Bullying Policy
Updated March 2014


Portumna Community School seeks to promote the full development of each individual and therefore rejects bullying as an attack on the dignity of the person which can undermine development and growth, both that of the person who suffers bullying and the perpetrator. Every person in Portumna Community School has the right to enjoy her/his learning and leisure free from bullying.

The full policy may be downloaded here (pdf)


Enrolment Policy
Version 2.2 2013


 This Enrolment Policy is intended to reflect the Mission Statement of the School, the Education Act 1998, the Education (Welfare) Act 2000, the Education of Persons with Special Educational Needs Act 2004, the Education (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2007 and related
legislative and regulatory requirements

Download the policy here
Portumna Community School, St. Brigid's Road, Portumna, Co. Galway, Ireland. Ph.: +353 (0)90 9741053 Fax: +353 (0)90 9741392