Welcome to the website of St.Paul's, Special School in Cork

St. Pauls School is a school for students with moderate, severe and profound general learning disabilities. We cater for boys and girls from age 4 – 18 years. The school is under the Patronage of the Bishop of the Diocese of Cork and Ross.

Under the trusteeship of COPE Foundation and funded primarily by the Department of Education and Skills, we offer a broad and balanced curriculum, tailored to each students individual needs.


A Happy School
The whole St. Paul’s school community endeavours to make the school a happy, enthusiastic and safe place in which the students can learn and develop to the very best of their ability.
Everything centres around the students and they, in turn, bring joy and inspiration to everyone around them.

Latest News

  • The Easter Bunny visits St. Paul’s.

    What an exciting morning we have had here in St. Paul’s! We had a wonderful surprise visit from the GSK Easter Bunny! We are very fortunate to have such wonderful volunteers from GSK who come to us every year to give Easter eggs or balloons to the boys and girls of St.Paul’s. They do so…

  • School Reopens

    St.Paul’s School will reopen tomorrow, Monday 5th March at 9am. In case of adverse weather conditions, updates will be posted on Facebook.

  • white m pancake Tuesday

    Today as a treat for pancake Tuesday, white m walked to a cafe in Mayfield. We enjoyed sugar, lemon pancakes with a warm cup of tea. photos click here

  • Busy Thursdays in YellowM

    On Thursday Mornings we are very busy here in the YellowM class, after circle time we go to the canteen for some social skills where we buy our bread and butter and jam, make toast which we love with melting butter and lovely fruity Jam.  We also make a lovely cup of tea, and have…