It is lovely to have all of our students back to school.

Parents' Council

Welcome to the Parents' Council

The AGM of the WHS Parents' Council will take place online by Zoom on Thursday 5th November 2020 at 7.30pm. The Zoom details will eb emailed to parents at 3.30pm


Thank you to all our parents for their support over the years and we look forward to your continued support in the future.

Wilson’s Hospital School Parents Council (WHSPC) is an active committee working in cooperation with the school to promote the education, welfare and interests of our children.  Every parent/guardian of a current student in the school is automatically a member of the Parents Council.  The members are represented by a committee of parents who are voted in each October at the AGM. 

WHSPC contribute to and support various projects and events throughout the school year.  We provide a forum to represent the views of parents, ask questions, have an input into school policies and offer opportunities throughout the year for parents to get to know each other.

WHSPC meetings take place at 7:30pm in the Boardroom on the third Sunday of each month over the course of the school year.  Minutes for the monthly meetings are available on request.  The Warden, Mrs. Niamh McShane regularly attends our meetings giving a full and valued Warden’s Report which is then open to discussion and questions - keeping WHSPC informed and up to date with events, activities and plans for the school.

Invitation to Parents.

We welcome contributions from parents who may be unable to commit their time to the WHSPC but would still like the opportunity to be involved, especially in larger one-off events.  To be included on the volunteers list please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

We are always keen to provide parents with the opportunity to hear guest speakers on topics of interest and welcome ideas from parents. Please email talk/speaker suggestions to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Please feel free to contact us. If you would like to get in touch or contribute in any way, email us at  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or find our Facebook page @WHSPCouncil



1. To promote the interest of parents as partners in education, in the spirit of co-operation.

2. To foster good relations between parents, teachers, pupils and the school authorities.

3. To adopt a programme of activities that will promote the involvement of parents.


Committee Members for 2018 -2019

Chairperson:  Jane Lewis

Vice-Chair:  Nigel Bannister

Secretary:  Lynn Egar

Treasurer:  Bernie McHugh

Board of Management Representatives:  Jenny McCormack, Trevor McHugh

Compass Representatives:  Mary Lillis, Nigel Bannister

1st Year:  Christina Grier, Siobhan Hunter

2nd Year:  Jane Lewis, Lynn Egar, Orla Davitt

3rd Year:  Des Cawley, Lynn Wright

4th Year:  Joanna Pearman, Wendy Gillespie, Bernie McHugh

5th Year: Brigette Scott, Yvonne McHugh, Clinton Pratt

6th Year:  Barbara McCormack, Ralph Tyrell



Sponsorship and Funding.

In 2018 we were pleased to be able to sponsor a new Trophy Cabinet for the Study Hall to show case all the outstanding achievements of Wilson’s students. We were also delighted to contribute €1000 to the new hockey pitch.

Annual Table Quiz.

The Annual Table Quiz, held in March and organised by WHSPC is a fun evening where parents, teachers and students all get together to pit their wits and general knowledge against each other – with prizes for everyone in the audience!

Sixth Year Parents' Dinner.

To round off the year WHSPC arranged a successful Sixth Year parents’ dinner on the evening of the Sixth Form Debs.

Compass AGM.

Wilsons Hospital School was privileged to host the 2018 Compass Annual General Meeting in May 2018. COMPASS is the link, through the National Parents Council post primary (NPCpp), for parents in Minority Religion schools to the Government and the Department of Education. The AGM saw changes to the NPCpp constitution, and the new Parents and Student Charter was outlined.

Guest Speakers.

WHSPC were delighted to host Mr Thomas Parke at this year’s AGM. Mr Parke is the Junior Certificate Co-ordinator at the school and gave parents a very important insight on recent and future developments in the Junior Cert cycle. We welcome suggestions for future talks from parents. Please email topic/speaker suggestions to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..