About us

About our school

The Salesian Primary School is a Catholic School in the Salesian tradition. It caters for boys and girls from Junior Infants to First class and it caters for girls only from Second Class to Sixth Class.

We belong to a vast network of Salesian Schools spanning the globe and originally founded by St. John Bosco for the education of young people.

Our school is an inclusive school and caters for children of all abilities. In March 2018, there were a total of 27 Teachers on the Staff including the Principal, 18 class teachers and 8 SEN (Learning Support/Resource/EAL) Teachers. Four Special Needs Assistants were assigned to the school by the Department of Education and Science to enable the inclusion and support of children with Special Educational Needs.

School Details

School Name: Salesian Primary School
School Roll Number: 20496U
School Address: Fernbank, North Circular Rd., Limerick
Telephone No.: 061-455442
Denominational Character: Catholic
Name of Patron: Bishop of Limerick
Range of Classes Taught: Junior Infants to Sixth class (Junior Infants to 1st class mixed Boys & girls & 2nd - 6th class are girls only)
Gender Orientation of School: Mixed

Salesian Primary School operates under the Rules for National Schools and Department Circulars and is funded by grants. Staff are resourced by the Department of Education & Skills. The school is subject to the Education Act (1998), The Education Welfare Act (2000), The Education for the Persons with Special Education Needs Act (2004), equality law and all other relevant legislation. We follow the curricular
programmes laid down by the Department of Education & Skills.


Teachers on the Staff including the Principal


Class Teachers


Special Needs Assistants


SEN (Learning Support/Resource/EAL) Teachers.
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