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As an innovative Independent School, offering a very different choice in education,
we depend on sponsorship to keep the school affordable and accessible.
Sponsoring the school can take many different forms,
please have a a look at the different impacts you can make below!

Become a Sponsor

There are several sponsorship options, something to inspire everyone:

Sponsor a Student

Fairer Wages for Staff

School Trips

We have developed several ways for you to become a Sponsor

to make it as easy as possible for you to support our school.

For larger Sponsorship options you may want to call us to discuss,

or you can simply pay via PayPal at the click of a button

for any of the options below.

Arrange a Callback

Call Jess on 086 303 1116


contact Kathrin via email!

We are happy to help you set up a regular donation or discuss other funding opportunities with you.

Please note:

We have our CHY number,

but time needs to pass before your donations can be tax deductible.

Watch this space!

Questions? You can check out our FAQs for Donors

Sponsorship Options

Ongoing Sponsorship

The simplest option of all:
Sponsor us with a €25 monthly subscription!

Your money will go towards our ongoing expenses and allow for a School Meeting budget.

Ongoing Sponsorship
Annual Sponsorship

Our most pressing needs in order to expand the school are

subsidised student placements and fairer wages for staff:

Sponsor a Student

It is our aim and passion to make WCSS accessible for all who need and wish to avail of this type of education.

This means providing a Solidarity Fund to aid those families in need:


  • Sponsor a Student: €5,000 comes close to covering the cost for one student placement for one year.
    Anything above this helps to subsidise further placements, making our school accessible to all.

  • Solidarity Contribution: €2,400 subsidises a placement for one year and helps to keep our Membership Dues equitable.

Sponsor a Student
Fairer Staff Wages

Fairer Staff Wages

WCSS's staff are dedicated to democratic, self-directed education. That's why they continue to work for minimum wage and/or are volunteering a huge amount of their hours since we opened. This is not sustainable, or fair.​​

Therefore we are looking for philanthropists to subsidise fairer staff wages:

  • €4,500 would allow us to raise one staff member's salary from minimum wage to a living wage - with numbers based on 2023/24.

School Trips

School Trips

Regular school trips are an important catalyst for experiential learning. Previous school trips have included an archaeology field trip, a visit to a local inventor and a day trip to Dingle .

  • €500 would help pay for one school trip - transport alone for a day can be €450!

Questions? You can check out our FAQs for Donors

We appreciate any and all donations and will acknowledge personally and publicly,

unless you wish your donation to remain anonymous.

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