Facilities within the school

 

Assembly Room

This spacious room is used in the morning for school assembly where our pupils meet to start the day with prayers, Lamh practice, birthday wishes and much more, depending on which season we are in. This room provides an ideal setting for Staff Workshops, School Occasions and Pupil Workshops. 

We use this facility for integration classes with our neighbouring schools, often a hive of activity, from dancing,yoga classes, playing pool and board games.

 

Sensory Integration Room 

This comfortable and peaceful room creates a safe space to provide individual therapy to pupils. The serenity of this room creates a space like no other. It is calm and soothing with soft lighting to add to the tranquillity. While here pupils can experience proprioceptive input, deep pressure, strength and coordination work.

 

Multi-sensory Room- This is a soothing space that stimulates the 5 senses of vision, hearing, touch, taste and smell. It allows the pupil to relax in a purposeful environment. It gives choice and control to the pupil for facilitating independence. 

Benefits of the multi-sensory room are :

  • More self aware.

  • Control their environment.

  • Improve communication.

  • Choice making.

  • Reduce challenging behavior.

  • Increases attention span.

 

Home Economics Room 

This room is fully equipped with all the resources needed for Home Economics. This subject is delivered to our senior pupils in Nano Nagle School. Our pupils also practise daily living skills along with craft work.

 

PE Hall

This is a facility we share with our adjoining Presentation Girls School. Each class use it for P.E. on a weekly basis,we also use the hall for larger school occasions.

 

 

Sensory Garden

Our sensory garden provides a tranquil space for all pupils to chill out and enjoy the different aspects of the sensory garden. It also provides raised beds for our junior and senior special classes to avail of gardening on a tactile level. This is a wonderful space in the summertime.

Nurse's Office

Aistear Playroom

Our Aistear playroom is designed in conjunction with the Early Childhood Curriculum Framework which supports a childs sense of well-being, identity and belonging, exploring, thinking and communication

Tactile Sensory Wall

Our sensory wall provides an opportunity for sensory exploration. Pupils get tactile, visual and auditory sensory input. Our pupils love to explore and learn through their senses

Outdoor Playground

This contains full playground facilities. It is a safe and secure facility for pupils to enjoy free play. This space is timetabled so each class has equal time during the week to enjoy the playground facilities.

 

Poly-Tunnel

Here pupils grow their own vegetables or plants in a productive way so they can learn the aspect of growing and change. It has running water and is kept clean by the pupils themselves, giving them a sense of pride of place.

 

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