School Development Grant
All new schools for this school year have been added to the School Development Planning Service.
- 1-8 teacher schools: €100 per annum
- 8+ teacher schools: €250 per annum
New schools only were added in this year.
The SDPS has now been extended to all schools.
All schools involved in the School Development Initiative received a grant based on the number of mainstream teaching posts in the school.
The School Development Planning Service (SDPS) was
launched in May 1999 to promote the practice of planning
in primary schools.
In the school year 1999/2000 the School Development
Planning Service Grant – aided 442 schools in the
first phase of the programme. The majority of these
442 schools were designated disadvantaged.