Secondary School Education

St. Gabriel’s School Limerick:

Our school is a school for students with physical/multiple disabilities. We have students from 4 to 18 years of age. We are a multi-denominational school. Our focus is very much on the individual student and seeing their ability and potential in all settings and circumstances. We follow the Department of

Saplings Education for Life:

Saplings are Special Schools for Children with Autism and Complex Needs. We currently cater for children from age 4 – 18. If you wish to place your child on the waiting list for any of our schools please contact the school directly. ?They will give you all the information on

Cool School Bully Free:

The Cool School programme is an Anti-Bullying initiative for Post-Primary schools developed within the HSE Dublin North East’s Child Psychiatric Service. It is an Anti-Bullying programme and support service targeted at second level schools and specifically tailored to the Irish context. It is supported by assistance from the HSE Dublin

St. Marys School for Deaf Girls:

St Mary’s School caters for severely and profoundly deaf girls. Its main aim is to enable each student to achieve their full potential. The school respects each student as an individual and is true to the Christian values of truth, justice and peace. The school is situated on the grounds

St Paul’s Special School:

Saint Paul’s is a school which caters solely for children with an Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) diagnosis. The school was founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1971 as an outreach from the Child Guidance Clinic of the Mater Hospital. Today, it is managed by a Board of Management and

Webwise provides advice and resources for parents and teachers on internet safety. Parents can access expert advice, information on the latest apps and social networks, and a how-to guide on setting up parental controls – on its parents’ hub. There is a range of second-level teaching resources created to address issues including

National Parents Council Post Primary

The National Parents Council – Post Primary (NPCpp) is a nationwide organisation that represents the interests of parents with children in second-level education. The NPCpp aims to: Actively involve parents in all aspects of their children’s education Provide a voice for parents in the development of parent groups Monitor educational development and


The official education portal provided by the Department of Education and Skills is called Scoilnet. It aims to support Ireland’s education community by providing information and advice to students, teachers and parents. Scoilnet offers resources on a wide range of subjects that have been evaluated by subject matter experts to make

School and COVID-19

Schools reopened at the start of the new school year – end of August 2020. Keeping schools and early childhood care and education services open during the COVID-19 public health emergency will be a Government priority in line with public health advice. You can read more about the Government’s plan for living

NCSE Information Booklets & Pamphlets:

The NCSE has published transitional guidelines for parents of students with special educational needs. These guidelines are intended to assist parents to support their children to make successful transitions. The guidelines are available at four different stages of transitions. The NCSE has also published guidance for schools on supporting students