A Home-Based Programme is available for students with
complex special educational needs where the school-based programme is
It is important that the Home-Based Programme provides support for
the education and/or care needs of students with complex special educational
needs during the summer break period.
As with previous years, grant funding is made available so
that parents/legal guardians can engage the services of a teacher or a SNA to
provide tuition or care support as appropriate to their child. The programme
must be delivered in person and cannot be delivered online.
The allocation of hours is 10 hours per week for a maximum 4
weeks for an eligible student whose school is not in a position to offer them a
place on a school-based programme.
A Form for Sanctioning is available to Download
You must return the form to the school before Thursday 8th June.
A separate form must be completed for
each eligible child in the family.
The school enters the child’s details and confirms their
eligibility for the Home-Based Summer Programme. The closing date for the
school to enter details on the Online Registration Portal is Friday 9 June
An automatic sanction email will issue to the email address
provided by the parent.
The sanction email will confirm the child’s eligibility for
the programme and outline the number of hours allocated to the child.
The sanction email will also contain a link to the Grant Claim
Form for the programme.
Once the parent has received the sanction email, they can engage a teacher/SNA.
Please Note: The Home-Based
Programme should not commence until the sanction letter/email is received by
the parent/legal guardian confirming eligibility