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Rosstulla School, Newtownabbey

Principal's Welcome

Miss Matchett

I am delighted to welcome you to our website. Here you will find all the latest information and updates on news and events relevant to our school, some links to useful websites and flyers which may signpost you to activities in the local community. I hope you will enjoy our photos and videos which celebrate the achievements and successes of our students.

At Rosstulla we provide a warm, caring, and supportive environment for students who have a broad range of needs. We deliver a extremely flexible curriculum depending on the abilities and needs of our pupils with great value on the social and emotional needs for the students and the wellbeing of the whole school community. 

Our dedicated and committed staff place emphasis on getting the best from every child and in building positive relationships with the students and families. 

Statement of Ethos

At Rosstulla, we are committed to being a welcoming school in which everyone feels valued, respected and supported. We aim to provide a nurturing, inclusive learning environment where each child is enabled to reach their full potential. We will strive to develop the life skills each pupil needs to become a valued member of their community, celebrating individual success and achievement along the way.


Safety & Security

Teamwork & Support

Respect & Kindness

Vision statement

At Rosstulla we strive to provide an inclusive, safe and nurturing environment with respect for the individual needs of each pupil. We aim to provide a flexible, holistic and fun curriculum which will help to build confident and happy young people, prepared for life beyond school.

Mission statements

We work collaboratively in staff teams, with parents & other agencies.

We take a supportive, nurturing and caring approach.

We centre all our decisions around the needs of the pupils.

We provide flexible, fun and skills-based learning opportunities.


Miss L Matchett