Saplings School Mullingar | Educating For Life

About Saplings

Saplings School is a school for children with Autism and Complex Needs. There are currently thirty pupils enrolled at our school. The pupils who attend our school have a primary diagnosis on the Autism. We teach pupils from the age of four to eighteen. Since February 2006, six of our students have fully integrated into mainstream school. 


A whole School Evaluation ( WSE ) was undertaken by the Dept of Education and Skills in December 2013. The WSE report is available to view on


Operating with an administrative Principal Teacher, there are five class Teachers, eighteen Special Needs Assistants and one Behaviour Consultant.


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Roll Number: 20373E

School Principal: Ursula Smyth

Deputy Principal: Debbie Leech

Behaviour Consultant: Katrina Duffy

School Secretary: Trish Hogan

Contact us

Feel free to contact us at any time on the information below.

  • Phone: +353 (0)44 938 4853

Funding & Support

Saplings School Mullingar is funded and supported by the Department of Education and Skills.