Governance

Glenstal Abbey School is a company limited by guarantee and a registered Irish Charity – No. CHY 21385. The primary object of the company is the advancement of education in accordance with the Benedictine tradition.

The company directors are also the governors of the school. Overall responsibility for the governance, financial stewardship, and strategic direction and development of Glenstal Abbey School rests with the Board of Governors. The working relationship between Glenstal Abbey and Glenstal Abbey School is governed by a binding protocol. In particular, the protocol defines matters where monastic consent must be obtained by the school.

The current Board of Governors members are:

The Headmaster, Fr Martin Browne OSB, attends all meetings and reports on all aspects of the school.

The school is required by the Education Act (1998) to have a Board of Management. The working relationship between the Board of Management and Board of Governors is governed by a binding protocol. Four members, including the Chairperson, are nominated by the Board of Governors in its capacity as Patron of the school; two members are parents of students enrolled in the school; and two members are lay teachers of the school.

The current Board of Management members are:

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