Lisnagarvey High School can cater for pupils who have special educational needs which can
be addressed within mainstream schooling. Such needs may stem from one or more source:
intellectual, academic, learning, social, emotional, behavioural, medical and physical sensory.
Under the direction of the Special Needs Co-ordinator all teachers have a responsibility for the
teaching of pupils with special educational needs. Pupils with special educational needs are placed
on the Special Needs Register and will have an individual education plan, a copy of which is sent to
In ensuring your child is happy and successful at Lisnagarvey, we recognise the importance of strong partnerships
with parents. All parents are welcome to contact the school at any time to discuss your child and I invite
you to further strengthen our partnership through your involvement in our Parent Teacher Association.
Subject teachers can avail of the services of a support teacher or Classroom Assistant to work with pupils with
special educational needs. Pupils may be withdrawn from class and given intensive reading tuition in a small group
situation. For children with specific learning difficulties we avail of the services of staff from outside agencies.