Referral is through parents G.P., other schools and psychologists.
As of the school year 2016/17 the school employs 27 Classroom Teachers along with 2 Specialist Teachers for P.E. and Home Economics. There are 52 SNA's,
2 Nurses, A Speech Therapist, A Housekeeper, An Assistant Housekeeper, A Caretaker and a Secretary.
School Uniform consists of:
Yellow Polo Shirt
Navy Trousers/Jogging Bottoms
Children are picked up at their homes. This is organised by Bus Eireann and paid for by the Department Of Education & Science.
BUS ESCORTS :
All buses have a bus escort.
The school encourages and practices integration with other primary and secondary schools.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE :
A Speech and Language Therapist is employed full time. All children admitted are given a full speech and language assessment and a program is drawn up for them, with therapy on a weekly basis.
A team of physiotherapists attend twice a week.
There are two full time nurses employed to cater for the medical needs of the students.
DENTAL TREATMENT / SCHOOL MEDICALS :
Checks are conducted annually.
PSYCHOLOGIST & OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST & ENABLE IRELAND :
The psychologist, occupational therapist and Enable Ireland attend the school one day a week.
SCHOOL MEALS :
All children receive a hot dinner and snack daily.
A music therapist is employed.
SPECIALIST PEDIATRIC OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST
Is employed by the school.
BEHAVIORAL THERAPY :
If required a behavioral therapy programme will be drawn up in consultation with the parents and under the guidance of the psychologist.
The Holy Family School has adapted a very wide, varied and full curriculum which aims to develop the student in a holistic manner. An individual programme is drawn up based on the ability of each student in order to maximize his/her potential.