Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop is a company limited by guarantee providing tuition to pupils who have been diagnosed with dyslexia or a specific learning difficulty,


In accordance with the requirements of the Children First Act 2015, Children First: National Guidance for the Protection and Welfare of Children 2017, the Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 and Tusla guidance on the preparation of Child Safeguarding Statements, Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop Ltd has agreed the Child Safeguarding Statement set out in this document.


  1. As Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop is conducted in a school setting – educational establishment with pupils, teachers etc the Board of Directors of Kilkenny Dyslexia Workshop Ltd has adopted and will implement fully and without modification the Department of Education’s Child Protection Procedures for Primary and Post Primary Schools 2017 as part of this overall Child Safeguarding Statement.


  1. The Designated Liaison Person (DLP) is Susan Brophy (Workshop Co-ordinator)


  1. The Deputy Designated Liaison Person is Denis O’ Reilly (Company Secretary)


    1. The Board of Directors recognises that child protection and welfare considerations permeate all aspects of the work of the workshop and must be reflected in all of the workshop’s policies, procedures, practices and activities. In its policies, procedures, practices and activities, the workshop will adhere to the following principles of best practice in child protection and welfare:

Download the full policy here: <Child Safeguarding Statement KDW Ltd>