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Knockavoe School 10 Melmount Gardens

FAST (Families and Schools Together)


8 week programme commenced at Knockavoe School on Wednesday 22nd February. This programme will run a weekly basis until 11th April 2017. Family approach facilitated by community, school and parent partners.

Partners and community Gerard Mc Bearty

Parent Partners: Peter Mc Daid from Murphy (SATCHEL Project Worker Barnardos)

Parent Partners: Hayley Devine and Julie Devine.  

School Partners: Melissa Parke, Sharon Harte and Caroline Clements.

FAST works by  building stronger bonds between parents, schools and communities to make sure children get the support they need to do their best at school.

The programme consists of an 8 week cycle of activity sessions, as well as help for parents to strengthen learning at home and on-going support at school within the community.