Substance Use Policy

Colaiste Eoin / Scoil Eoin is a substance use free premises.

Smoking is strictly forbidden in or around the school premises.

  1. If a student is caught smoking the following will apply:
  • Immediate €5 fine.
  • Parents/Guardians will be informed.
  • A letter will be sent home to be returned signed by the Parent/Guardian.
  • Money to be handed to the Principal the following morning.
  • Record of student substance use offence kept in the Principals office.
  • If a student is found to be in possession of cigarettes, lighters or matches on school premises, these will be confiscated and destroyed.
  • Refusal to co-operate or repeat offences will result in Parents/Guardians being requested to discuss the incident in school.
  • Continued non-compliance will result in more serious sanctions, i.e. suspension.

Suspected Drug Use, Intoxication, Unusual Out of Control Behaviour

  1. Parents / Guardians will be contacted to collect student from school.
  2. Code of Discipline will be implemented regarding seriousness of offence.
  3. On Health and Safety issues, the Board of Management may impose exclusion from the school.
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