Learning Support

Learning Support & Special Needs Support

Dedicated Learning Support room with internet access and located beside the computer room.

  • Reading scheme for all first years.
  • Screening for mathematics (numeracy) and English (literacy) for all first years.
  • Liaison with national schools in order to establish the needs of each child.
  • One to one meeting with parents where appropriate.
  • Pupils are withdrawn from classes for resource hours in agreement with parents’ and pupils’ wishes.
  • Detailed records kept on each pupil.
  • Sharing of appropriate information with teaching staff with parental consent.
  • Pupils with a psychological report and resource hours have an individual education plan (IEP) which is formulated with SEN teacher/parent/pupil agreement and reviewed once a year.
  • Experienced resource teachers and several SNAs.
  • St. Joseph’s caters for each pupil regardless of their ability. The school is a secure safe environment which offers many support to pupils who may struggle with dyslexia, a medical condition or any physical or learning disability.  The whole staff is very receptive to all ability ranges and are supportive and accommodating in their teaching styles.
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