Killard House School embraces an inspiring school motto of ‘Together We Can’ and the school prides itself with providing personalised multisensory learning experiences for the pupils in a safe and caring family environment. In fact everyone in the school refers to it as the ‘Killard House family’.

The school was founded sixty years ago (1958) in Newtownards and in 2009, it relocated to the Donaghadee High School site. It provides education for over 220 pupils aged 3 to 18 years as well as providing Outreach Support for 30 pupils, aged between four and 11 years of age, as part of the South-Eastern Region (EA) support for Special Educational Needs in mainstream schools (Speech and Language and Moderate Learning Disability).

The school consists of a Nursery, Primary and Post-Primary Department along with 6 Social Communication Units (P1 - P7) providing a specialised programme for pupils on the Autistic Spectrum. The Primary Department also provides education for pupils with moderate and complex learning profiles in eight MLD classes P1- P7 aged pupils. The Nursery classes are two daily  sessions a morning session and afternoon session  with 8 pupils in each session.


School: Killard House

Location: Donaghadee

Principal: Mr C Millar

Vice Principal: Mrs K Yeates

Pupils: 225

Contact: Cannyreagh Road, Donaghadee, County Down BT21 0AU

Phone: (028) 9188 2361