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Marino Community Special School will open Early Intervention Classes for young children with Autism in September 2013.

Marino school is a purpose-built state of the art school for children with special educational needs. The Early Intervention class is a two year intensive educational programme.

Aim of the Programme

The primary aim of the Early Intervention programme is to prepare children with Autism for participation in a full primary school curriculum.

Reasons for Early Intervention

The Early intervention programme ensures a solid foundation in learning and development for children with Autism. The link with the primary school curriculum supports continuity and progression in the child’s learning.

Early Intervention Programme in Marino

Age profile

  • 3 to 6 years

Pupil/Teacher ratio

  • 1 : 6

Support staff

  • Two Special Needs Assistants in each class


  • Purpose-built school setting
  • Specifically designed classes.


  • Highly Qualified and Experienced Teaching and support staff


  • Specialist Teaching methodologies
  • Specialised equipment
  • Specifically designed programme


  • Early Childhood Curriculum Framework (NCCA)

Parental Involvement

Partnership with parents is an integral part of our Early Intervention programme. Parental involvement is a key element throughout all aspects of the programme.


Parents and professionals can refer young children to our Early Intervention Programme in Marino School.

Contact Details

Oonagh Kenny (Principal)
Marino School
Church Road
Bray, Co. Wicklow.

Phone: 01 282 9807 | 087 124 5189

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