We recognise the importance of a child centred approach, adopting a wide variety of teaching methods and multisensory learning to enhance all our children to have access to the curriculum.
Our aim is to equip all of our children with the “tools” necessary to grow and develop into being the best of themselves. We recognise the importance of promoting social communication skills, life skills and independent living skills which we incorporate into our school day.
Spraoí is a colourful and creative classroom with six amazing and unique children. We are extremely proud of each individual child and feel very privileged to watch them achieve their individual goals.
Oscar the Owl 🦉is our class mascot, but we also use an owl token as our reward system. We love to celebrate each child’s achievements. When a child reaches their target, they have a choice of choosing a treat to recognise their hard work.
In Spraoí class we think it is valuable in prepering our EXCEPTIONAL students for independence in the real world. We have decided on a daily life skill challenge.
1.Monday - known as Mood Monday 2 - Traffic Tuesday. We stop, we look, we listen. We check it’s safe to cross. 3 - Hand washing Wednesday. This is such an important life skill to keep away germs. 4 - Teeth Thursday. We encourage our children to practice good dental...
As a whole school approach everyone in St.Ailbe’s N.S is focussing on the 5 steps to WELLBEING. Here are some examples of ways Spraoí class have demonstrated step 1 (Connect).
We like to talk and listen during our circle time. We check in with each other on our morning walk. Friends connecting on the yard We like to volunteer and help one another. We hold the door for one another. We are always there for one another. We connect and...