Saplings School


Saplings School Mullingar is a co-educational special school, under the patronage of Saplings Schools Ltd. Saplings Special School’s philosophy of education is that all students are entitled to an appropriate education that will enable them to achieve their full potential and participate in their family and community life, celebrating each individual’s dignity, uniqueness and right to  an optimal education. Our school aims to create a community where all pupils and their families feel they are understood, cared for, valued and respected.  

Siobhán Burley,

 Principal of Saplings Special School Mullingar

In The Spot Light

Complex Needs

A review of literature highlights that the term ‘complex needs’ and ‘multiple needs ‘are often used interchangeably.  Rankin and Regan (2004)...

Autism Spectrum Disorder

DSM -5 Autism Spectrum Disorder Autism Spectrum Disorder is an umbrella term introduced by Lorna Wing in 1996 (Wing, 1996) to encompass different...

Whole-School Evaluation

A Whole-School Evaluation – Management, Leadership and Learning (WSE - MLL) was undertaken in Saplings Special School, Mullingar in December 2013....

Fund Raising and Donations

Over the years the Parents Association has organized events and raised funds which directly support the educational provision of the children who...

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