5.12: Commercialism Policy

The following policy is proposed in response to the growing number of commercial schemes aimed at teachers, pupils and their families.

This policy is the result of a process of collaboration between staff, support teachers, Board of Management and parents.  The Policy was originally drafted in 2009.

The school has chosen to adopt a commercialism policy in the light of;

Relationship to School Ethos:
Sonna N.S. is committed to the full and rounded education of each child and the effective delivery of the Revised Primary Curriculum. This includes fostering the child's capacity to question and enquiry critically about their world.


Policy Content:
The school will endeavour to be free from;

Success Criteria:

Ratification and Implementation:
This policy was discussed and ratified by the Board of Management and communicated to the school community in 2009.


The policy will be reviewed in 2012

Organisational Plans

Acceptable Use Policy
Litter Control Policy
Administration of Medicine
Loss of Property
Annual School Reports
Parental Communication
Child Protection Policy
Parent Teacher Meetings
Code of Discipline
Policy on Bullying
Commercialism Policy
Principal Teacher
Complaints Procedure
Professional Development
Critical Incident Policy
Retention of Pupils
Custody + Separation Policy
Room Supervision
Dismissal Policy
Duties of Deputy Principal
School Attendance
Emergency Closure Policy
School Tours
Enrolment Policy
Smoke Free Work
Equal Opportunity
Sonna National School
Fire Drill Policy
Special Needs Policy
Sports Day
Healthy Eating Policy
Staff Meetings
Substance Use
Inclusion Policy
Telephone Policy
Internet Use Form
Testing Policy
Language Development