Clonburris N.S. has one Special Class for students with a
Mild General Learning Difficulty (MGLD).
The school does not have a specific special class for children with autism.
Students are integrated back into their mainstream classes as much as possible.
Students focus on oral language skills, reading, writing, Maths skills, social & life skills.
Coronavirus explained to kids by the HSE
Free picture ebook for children who are worried about Coronavirus. Click here
List of Private Educational Psychologists
National Educational Psychological Service
Private psychological assessment
Primary Care Child Psychology
July Provision Programme
CAMHS: Child & Adolescent Mental Health Sevices
Sensational Kids Assessments & Toys
Sunflower Clinic - OT, SLT & ASD Assessments
ASD Support Hub Luttrelstown Community Centre (Opening Soon)
Applications for Special Needs Schools
Special Schools Application Closing Dates:
St Augustine's Special School: 26/032021
St Michaels, Holy Angels, Glenmaroon: 10/01/2021
St Joseph's, Balrothery: 26/02/2021
Stewarts Special School: 26/02/2021
St John of God's, Islandbridge: 26/02/2021
St Raphaels, Celbridge: 01/03/2021
St Vincent's, Navan Rd: 31/01/2021
Important notice for all parents that are applying to special needs schools in October 2020.
NCSE Resources for Special Class:
General support in Learning, Speech and Language, Self Regulation, Motor Skills & Promoting Learning & Behaviour at Home. Click Here
Special Class Resources:
Padletsof very useful resources:
Autism Emergency Ed Curriculum: http://info.stageslearning.com/covid-19_emergency_autism_education_curriculum
Inclusion Ireland: http://www.inclusionireland.ie/content/covid-19-resources
English 4 Kids: http://www.english-4kids.com/links.html
Reading Games: https://pbskids.org/games/reading/
Word World: http://www.wordworld.com/
Oxford Owl Reading: https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/for-home/find-a-book/library-page/
The Red Door Special School Resources: https://www.thereddoorschool.com/resources.html
Coping with Covid Isolation: https://www.hse.ie/eng/services/list/2/primarycare/pcteams/dublinsouthpcts/dunlaoghaireglasthulepct/supporting-children-with-learning-disability-asd-to-cope-with-isolation.pdf
Helpful Educational Websites:
www.twinkl.ie – a free website with plenty of resources for all subjects
www.starfall.com – an excellent website for reading and word games
Mindfullness for children
Language Development Resources:
twinkl Speech & Lang: https://www.twinkl.ie/resources/specialeducationalneeds-sen-speech-language-therapy/sen-communication/sen-speech-and-language
Speech & Lang Resources: https://www.speechandlanguagekids.com/free-speech-language-resources/
***Our Trips & Activities***
Life Skills: Shopping Trip
We practiced our shopping skills in the Mill Shopping Centre
Students walked to their local shopping centre and did their shopping.
Our Trip to Bray
On Thursday the 19th of September, we took the train and Dart to Bray. We enjoyed a splash in the sea, built castles, played in the playground and ate some delicious chips.
*Dublin Fire Brigade Visit*
Tallaght Fire Brigade visited us on the 17th of Oct. They talked to us about keeping safe during Halloween and they showed us around their fire engine. The students became mini fire fighters.
Newlands Garden Centre Trip
Our Trip to Spraoi
Once a month we take a trip to SPRAOI Activity Centre. We work on our gross motor and social skills
Christmas Trip into Town
On Wed the 11th of December, we went into town on the bus, saw Santa in Arnotts, saw the animals in the live crib, visited St Stephen's Green Park, fed the ducks, played in the playground and had lunch in Mc Donalds. It was a great day.
**Christmas Panto 2019**
On the 16th of December, we went to see the Civic Theatre Panto called Snow White. Great fun and laughter was had by all.
Look at our Pumpkin Carvings
Our trip to Corkagh Park on Fri 13th
On Thursday the 11th of Oct we became
We baked iced buns and made Rice Krispy Buns.