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End of Year Note

June 2023

Another school year comes to an end! This year  has been full of fun, trips to lots of exciting places and amazing new skills learned by our pupils. We will continue to celebrate our diverse and talented pupils and hope to nurture and enrich our school environment.

I would like to thank the Parents Association for all of the events that they organised this year and also for their many efforts at raising much appreciated funds which went towards our new outdoor exercise equipment and trampolines which the pupils have loved from the minute they came in.

We are fortunate to have such dedicated Teachers and Sna's that take pride in celebrating all of the milestones in our pupils lives,beyond our school goals,our pupils have many opportunities to excel outside the classroom with their peers and within the community. We look forward to bringing this approach to learning into our next school year.

We say  farewell to two of our amazing, talented and kind pupils who have graduated and are moving on to their new services.

To the families who are leaving us, we wish you all the best in your future destinations. For our returning and new families, we look forward to welcoming you back on the 28th of August.

Have a beautiful Summer,


School Principal

Enrolment Period Closed
1st March,2023

Our enrolment period for our Main School and Early intervention centre is now closed for 2023/2024. Unfortunately we cannot accept late applications. Click here to read our admissions policy.

Enrolment Period Open
1 February, 2023

Our enrolment period for our Main School (only) opens today and will remain open for the duration of February. Enrolment for our Early Intervention centre will open later in the year. Click here to find out more.

Wrapped Gifts
Happy Christmas
21 December, 2022

We would like to wish all our school community a very Happy Christmas. We hope everyone enjoys a well deserved break filled with festive cheer and excitement. We have no doubt Santa will reward our students for their hard work and commitment throughout the term.  Additionally, we would like to express our gratitude to the staff, Board of Management, Parents' Association and everyone who made a valuable contribution to a very successful first term back.

Colorful Flags
Welcome Back
29 August, 2022

We are thrilled to not only have our students return to school but to also have the pleasure of welcoming some new additions. We look forward to helping  our students build on the momentum of previous achievements and continue to strive forward.


We hope that everyone feels reenergised and motivated for the year ahead. As the major challenges of the pandemic are now overcome, we can now turn our focus to some new, exciting and innovative plans. 

Summer Items
End of Year Message
30 June, 2022

Another school year has passed in a blink of an eye and the summer holidays are already upon us. It was a year that saw the advent of a more hopeful period, as many of the challenges of the pandemic passed and we will able to turn our focus to new, exciting projects. 


As we reflect, we are over-awed by the level of student accomplishment. Their hard work and tenacity during these recent times of uncertainty continue to inspire and motivate us to build a school  that will optimise their potential.

On a bittersweet note, the end of year means we had to say goodbye to some of our students. Although, we will miss them immensely, we are excited to see them embark on these new chapters in their lives. Similarly, we bid farewell to some staff members. We thank them wholeheartedly for their dedication and professionalism during their time in our school and wish them good fortune for the future.

Lastly, we would like to show our gratitude to our staff, parents, board members and whole school community for their devotion and diligent work throughout the school year. Together, we can continue to develop and enhance our students' educational experience.

Kind regards,

Laura Kelly

School Principal

12 May, 2022

Several of our wonderful teachers and SNAs have recently passed the big BCBA exam. Today at ABACAS twelve of our staff are fully qualified behaviour analysts, representing 25% of the total staff. Hundreds of hours of supervision and study go into this process but the benefits to our school and students make it all worthwhile. Congratulations to all the new BCBAs.

Three Girls
Early Intervention Applications Closed 
1 May, 2022

Our application period for our Early Intervention Centre (Busy Bees) for the academic year 2022/23 is now closed. Unfortunately we can not accept late applications. You can find out about our admissions policy by clicking here.

Kindergarten Guide
Early Intervention Applications Now Open
1 April, 2022

The application period for our Early Intervention Centre, Busy Bees (only) for the academic year 2022/23 is now open. Potential candidates can apply throughout April. You can find out more by clicking here.

Application Period Closed
1 March, 2022

Our application period for our main school (only) for the academic year 2022/23 has now closed. Unfortunately we can not accept late applications. You can find out about our admissions policy by clicking here.

Application Period Open
1 february, 2022

Our application period for our main school (only) for the academic year 2022/23 has now opened and will remain open for the rest of the month.. You can find out more by clicking here.

New Bank Holiday

I26th January 2022

The Government recently approved an extra bank holiday which will be celebrated on the 18th March this year and in February of each year henceforth. As we had already included March 18th as one of our discretionary holidays, we will be extending the June school break to include Wednesday, June 8th. 

Christmas Decorations
Happy Christmas

I22nd December 2021

As we commence a very welcome Christmas break we would like to take this opportunity to wish our whole community a Happy and Safe Christmas. We hope you and your loved ones get plenty of respite and relaxation during this festive period. We would like to compliment our students and parents for the phenomenal strength and resilience they have displayed this term in adapting to the demands of the pandemic. Additionally, we would like to thank all our staff and the Board of management for their diligence and dedication in making our school such a happy and productive environment.

Back to School
Welcome Back

I30th August 2021

We would like to wish the warmest of welcomes to our children as they return for the new school year. We hope that everyone enjoyed the period of relaxation and are revitalised for the challenge of the year ahead. As we settle back into the learning environment, we look forward to creating new and innovative educational opportunities for each of our students to help them maximise their potential.

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