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About Scoil Eoin

Scoil Eoin is a special school which caters for pupils with Mild General Learning disabilities as well as some students presenting with a dual diagnosis of ASD, ADHD. The students range in age from 9-18 years. We have a primary and secondary section to our school.

Scoil Eoin is a Catholic co-educational Special school under the patronage of the Archdiocese of Dublin. Our Primary school is under the stewardship of The Edmund Rice Trust and our secondary is under the stewardship of the Religious Sisters of Charity.

Scoil Eoin is a centre of excellence where professional standards are maintained and where all pupils learn in a safe. happy inclusive environment.

Board of Management, teachers, special needs assistants and all staff are sensitive to the needs and circumstances of each pupil, irrespective of race, colour, creed and gender.

We Provide

  • Full school day 8.35 to 2.15
  • Primary school calendar year
  • Experienced, dedicated teaching staff.
  • Experienced dedicated special needs assistant in each class
  • School transport- collect and return pupils to home address-all buses have escorts.
  • Primary classes for pupils aged 9 to 12
  • Level 2 Junior Certificate programme
  • Level 3 Junior Certificate Programme
  • Leaving Certificate Applied Programme

Mission Statement

Scoil Eoin Primary and Coláiste Eoin Secondary specialise in

  • Providing programmes and structures designed to cater for the individual needs of students with a Mild General Learning Disability
  • Enabling all students to access mainstream curricula and examinations where possible
  • Fostering an open caring Christian multi-cultural environment through which all persons are educated holistically
  • Respecting the uniqueness of each individual, initiative and creativity encouraged, effort recognised and work valued.
  • We aim to ensure, as far as possible that our educational approach meets the individual needs of all persons.
  • Promoting high standards and high expectations in our teaching and learning endeavours, however above all we seek to promote in our students a love of learning which will support them in their future lives to play a full and positive role in society.
School Motto

To Learn, To Love, To Live

To Learn:   To promote the full development of our students so that they are enabled to make an independent and meaningful contribution in adult life.

To Love:  The school community aspires towards a Christian Ethos of a Loving, caring and welcoming school recognising the unique individuality of each person.

To Live:    To develop each individual’s self-esteem so that they may bring confidence and enthusiasm into all areas of their lives.

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