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Hospital School


Hospital School
Temple Street Children’s University Hospital
Temple Street
Dublin 1
Tel.: (01) 878 4630

For enquiries regarding work placements in the Temple Street School, please contact Ann Marie O’Beirne, School Secretary
Tel.: 01 878 4630
Email: ei.hu1516283859c@enr1516283859iebo.1516283859eiram1516283859nnA1516283859

The Children’s Hospital School is an accredited school funded by the Department of Education and Skills.

The School, located on the Hospital premises, ensures that children unable to attend mainstream schooling as a result of illness don’t miss out on their education.

Classes are delivered in the Hospital School Classrooms and at the bedside on the wards.

What we offer

The Children’s Hospital School

offers an appropriate learning environment for children with medical needs during their stay in hospital. presents a full programme of carefully graded educational activities, inline with the School Curriculum provides equal opportunities and access to the curriculum for all schoolgoing children and young people helps to overcome the disruptions in the child’s educational development through regular attendance assists in following coursework for Junior and Leaving Certificate programmes during the hospital stay and provides an exam centre for state examinations liaises with parents / guardians and children’s home schools offers a strong commitment to multi-disciplinary collaboration with professionals to ensure that the development of the whole child is considered during a hospital admission. links with the community through regular creative art and music workshops and outings


All Children and young people in hospital automatically have a right to education – referrals not required.

School Staff

  • Mary Chambers – Principal
  • Ciara Jenkins – Deputy Principal
  • Sarah Gray – Primary School Teacher
  • Deirdre Ni Mhurchu – Primary School Teacher
  • Anne Dunne – Secondary School Teacher
  • Lorraine Robertson – Special Needs Assistant
  • Sharon Doyle – Classroom Assistant
  • Ann Marie O’Beirne – School Secretary

School Calendar

The Children’s Hospital School adheres to the national standardisation of the school year as directed by the Department of Education and Skills.

European Dimension

The Children’s Hospital School is a member of H.O.P.E ( Hospital Organisation of Pedagogues in Europe )

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