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Who we are and what do we do?

Booterstown National School is proud to have a community where pupils, parents and staff collaborate and work together to support the growth and development of our children.
A high level of parental involvement is a key feature of our school which makes it a very special place for all of us. The PTA committee is a group of enthusiastic and energetic people who want to work with the teachers and staff to make BNS the best place it can be. The committee is made up of approximately 10 people (parents/guardians) and one staff member who meet up once a month, generally a Monday evening for no more than an hour. We are involved in a wide range of activities in the school, including organising coffee mornings, fundraising events for both the school and charities, social events, as well as fun events for our children such as International Day and Sports Day.

We work in partnership with school staff and the Board of Management and each year, our children benefit from new activities during school hours, including a comprehensive Extra Curricular Activities Programme. If you would like a copy of our constitution, please let one of the committee members know, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Join us

The PTA Committee is a great way to get involved in school activities and ultimately to support all of our children together. Membership is open to all parents and guardians. The PTA are always looking for new members or volunteers to help us with our activities. If you are interested or would like to get involved even in a small way with any of the below, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

- Creating school fun and culture days
- Raising money to support purchase of school resources
- Funding activities within the school day, such as Drama or Sport
- Inputting to relevant school policies
- Arranging Extra Curricular Activities
- Inviting speakers to address parents/guardians on topical issues
- Other community building ideas that all contribute to the Booterstown National School community

Parents/guardians can volunteer or be nominated at the annual BNS AGM. Officers of the PTA are elected at the subsequent meeting of the Association. Each class nominates a Class Rep who sits on the PTA. The PTA Chair liaises regularly with the principal to assist with various initiatives and help build greater communication within the school community.

Committee Members

Pamela Potterton (Chairperson)

Shiona Fitzgerald ( Secretary)

Gearoid Cahillane (Treasurer)

Pilar Forrandellas (ECA Liason)

Steven Hiles (ECA Hockey)

Glen Sherry (Garden Committee)

Louise Carroll, Alan Milton, Sari Eyres, Joanne Sherry, Sue Rynhart, Emma Laffan and a member of staff.

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