Coláiste Chríost Rí is managed by a Board of management which is committed to the successful implementation of recent education legislation, in particular the Education Act 1998, the Education (Welfare) Act 2000 and the Equal Status Act 2000. The Board fully subscribes to the underlying principles of the legislation: partnership, accountability, transparency, inclusion, respect for diversity, parental choice and equality.
The legacy of Edmund Rice, and by extension, the Gospel, challenges our school to be inclusive, to be especially mindful of those with special needs. It also challenges our school to be truly a resource for the local community, to be mindful of local needs and to focus on the importance of value-based, Christian education in the Catholic tradition.
The characteristic spirit of this school is built on these values and principles and provides the contact for the mission of the school, the school plan, its operating policies and the day-to-day work of the school which includes the financial and teaching resources of the school provided by the Department of Education & Science grants, teacher allocation, voluntary contributions from the parents, including registration fees are used to cover miscellaneous expenses such as administration of applications and tests etc and Fund-raising.
Coláiste Chríost Rí is a voluntary secondary school which operates within the regulations laid down by the Department of Education & Science, following the curricular programmes prescribed by the said Department and which may be amended from time to time in accordance with Sections 9 and 30 of the Education Act 1998.
Management is committed to a policy of continuous review and updating of procedures and practices to the benefit of the whole school community.