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

  • Happy Holidays

      29/06/18 Dear Parents and Guardians As we head into what actually feels like a real summer, I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate each and every pupil of St. Paul’s School.  They have made such great efforts to improve both academically and socially and I know with the help of family members…

  • Green M Summer Trip Out

    Green M were very lucky to be treated to a trip to Tir Na Si by our friend Noel Higgins. We had the best time ever. We saw lots of animals, had a picnic and played in the outdoor playground. Check out our photos here. A big thanks to Noel for his very kind gesture.

  • Trip to Fota

    Grren M were very lucky and got to go to Fota on a trip out last Tuesday. The sun was shining and all the animals were out. We fed the ducks and got chased by some geese! Our favourite was definitely the tropical house with all the reptiles and fish. Check out our photos here.

  • All aboard for the Red S. class trip to Cobh

    What a day !! We were so lucky today in the Red S. class as our dear friend Noel Higgins took us off on a wonderful trip out.. Where else would you go to on a lovely warm day but off down to Cobh. The first stop for us was in to Cobh Heritage Centre…