Coláiste Shliabh na mBan is a Special School that provides second level education for boys that require support with managing their behaviour.
Its educational provision is both comprehensive and effective. Students attending are provided with education in subjects (English, Maths., etc.) from the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert. Applied curricula to those respective levels of qualification. The staff of Saint Joseph’s has expertise and training in behaviour management and curriculum delivery. This contributes to the provision of appropriate teaching methodologies based on the individual needs and skills of the student. This is delivered in a caring and supportive environment with an emphasis on developing positive relationships.
Target Group: At present Coláiste Shliabh na mBan is open to admission to males, aged 12 – 18 years only.
Eligibility criteria: Applications will be accepted for the following categories of students:
- Young people in Comeragh Lodge (on-site residential centre), St. Joseph’s, Ferryhouse, Clonmel.
- Young people in the care of Túsla in residential care (Statutory & Private provision)
- Young people in the community with an identified need and associated plan e.g. Child Protection Plan, Family Support Plan, Supervision Order, Child in Care Plan, Education Welfare Officer Plan.
- A school principal may refer an applicant if he is struggling in mainstream. These students will have come to the attention of Túsla Education Support Services due to absenteeism
Referral: Referral by Education Welfare Officer, Túsla Education Support Services; by Túsla Social Worker; and by Comeragh Lodge Centre Manager.
Contact: John Johnston, School Principal
Opening times: 9.15 a.m. – 3.15 p.m.
Geographical remit: Co. Tipperary