Extension of programme hours

The Supplementary Programme currently in place for students with additional needs will be increased by an additional ten hours of provision for children in 3rd (third) – 6th (sixth) class of primary school and for post-primary students not returning in the phase commencing on 1 March. (DES press release) For an overview of the programme […]

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How to apply for the Supplementary Programme

Table of Contents Introduction The Supplementary Programme is an additional support mechanism that is available to eligible children at Primary and Post-Primary level. The tution or support services are offered on a voluntary basis by Teachers and SNAs. The programme runs until the end of April. It offers 20 hours additional tuition over 4 weeks […]

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Supplementary Programme 2021

Table of Contents Overview of Programme The Supplementary Programme announced by the DES is to facilitate supporting the education and/or care needs of pupils with complex needs. The scheme is only a temporary measure during the period of school closures and is due to run between 11th Feb and the end of April 2021. For […]

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