The Education Unit CBS Westland Row
CBS Westland row are fortunate to have The Education Unit within the school.
This facility has been running successfully as a separate class group since 1999/2000. The aim of the Education Unit is to facilitate students who struggle in the mainstream classroom for various reasons. Students can attend the Education Unit on a short or longer-term basis depending on their needs and the recommendations of professionals. Staff in the Education Unit are specifically equipped to deal with a range of student needs, from learning difficulties to behavioural disorders. The Education Unit allows students to work at a pace that suits them in an encouraging and flexible environment, while enabling the mainstream teachers to focus on the curriculum content and encourage high achievers.
Key Features of the Education Unit:
Reduced timetable and shorter day
Excellent Junior Certificate results
Small group and one-to-one support
Focus on communication, social and emotional development
Flexible, student centered approach
Life skills and activities
Continuous family support
Links to external agencies