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St.Christopher's Special School follows the National Primary School Curriculum and the N.C.C.A guidelines for children with general learning disabilities. The new Junior Cycle programme forms the basis of planning for Senior pupils, with opportunities to participate in the ASDAN programme and Gaisce President's Award available to all pupils as they progress. We favour a holistic approach to learning, with highly individualised planning and multi-sensory teaching strategies that focus on meeting the individual needs of our pupils.

Curricular subjects covered:

  • Communication and Language

  • Maths

  • Social, Personal & Health Education

  • Music

  • Drama

  • Physical Education

  • Social, Environmental and Scientific Education

  • Visual Arts

  • Home Economics

  • Junior Cycle Level 1 and Level 2

A variety of communication and teaching frameworks are incorporated into our teaching including: 

Other activities which the students enjoy include:

  • Cookery

  • Swimming

  • Horse-riding

  • Social Outings - library, swimming pool, coffee shops, local areas of interest. 

  • School Tours

  • Art Work

  • Horticulture

  • ICT

  • Multi Sensory Activities

  • Gaisce President's Award

  • Green Schools 

  • Active Schools Flag

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