In St Catherine's Special School we recognise that all students learn at their own pace and that each student is unique and has their own talents. To maximise the students learning each student follows an Individual Education Plan. This document outlines the student’s targets for the school year.

The Primary aged students of St Catherine’s Special School have access to a broad range of curriculum experiences based on the Guidelines for Teachers of Students with General Learning Disabilities and the Primary School Curriculum.

Within our Primary, Junior and Senior Cycles our core curricular areas are

  • Primary Language Curriculum (Communication and Language)
  • Social Personal Health Education
  • Mathematics and Thinking Skills

Alongside our core curriculum areas, the students follow the curriculum guidelines for the following subjects

  • Drama
  • Music
  • Physical Education
  • History
  • Geography
  • Science
  • Visual Arts

The curriculum guidelines can be found at:

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