Mother Tongue (LI) provision at the CES in the Primary School

(in accordance with Type II Accreditation to Year 5)




CES students follow mainstream education at both primary and secondary levels and attend First Language classes at the following times:

Primary School:            8.30 am - and/or Irish (Mainstream time) - and/or Religion (Mainstream Time)


  • We provide five LI classes per week.
  • LI subjects are taught through the mother tongue while all mainstream subjects are taught through English.


Programmes and Examinations

  • European Schools’ syllabi are used for LI and the Centre undergoes regular European School Inspections



Currently, the following mother tongue languages are taught:

Primary level:

    • Czech
    • French
    • German
    • Greek
    • Hungarian
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Slovak
    • Spanish




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Contact Details

School:   Centre For European Schooling Ireland
Address: Dunshaughlin, Co. Meath.
Director: Ms Nollaig Gavin
Director's Email: [email protected]
Phone: +353 1 8259679
Fax: +353 1 8259137

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