Belmore School is known as a warm and friendly school, where the people are caring and supportive. But it is much more than that. Of course we are very proud of our reputation of creating an atmosphere where all children feel included and know they belong. Our success is based on quality teaching, curriculum and assessment.
Our focus is on enriching the school life of our students by providing the most exciting and appropriate curriculum for all students. We have been introducing a new curriculum designed for students with physical disabilities. Our staff are using the most effective tools to assess, and track student progress. Instruction is based on ongoing assessment of student progress and their changing needs as well as the expertise of our teachers and therapists.
At Belmore School we offer our students:
Les Powell School aims to provide high quality education programs that address the individual needs of the whole student.
The school provides curriculum access for students to Key Learning Areas as determined by the Board of Studies.
Whole school community participation is encouraged in the school's operation and is a vital component of a student's achievement and success.
Les Powell School provides a kindergarten to Year 12 education for approximatley 60 students with moderate to severe intellectual and multiple diabilities. The students range in age from 4 to 18 years. The school is divided into 10 classes each with a teacher and a teacher's aide. Teacher's aides are trained in tube feeding and health care procedures
Strathcona is an independent school, co-ed in Early Learning Centre and girls from Prep to Year 12. The School recognises and encourages the qualities required for tomorrow’s leaders – competence, confidence and compassion.
Since its establishment in 1924, the School’s sense of community and quality of care have been constantly demonstrated. Each student is encouraged to achieve her personal best.
Academically the VCE results are outstanding. The School has three campuses with students spending Year 9 at beautiful Tay Creggan on the Yarra River in Hawthorn. A purpose-built Junior School opened in 2005 in close proximity to the Senior Campus in Canterbury. The students enjoy first class facilities at all three campuses. There is a comprehensive co-curricular program including music, sport, drama, dance and public speaking.
All three campuses are well serviced by train, bus and tram.
Gladstone Park Primary School's core purpose is to provide a safe and secure learning environment where the students' academic, social, physical and emotional wellbeing is nurtured and developed. The school offers a comprehensive and sequential curriculum based on the VELS (Victorian Essential Learning Standards). Classroom programs are well resourced and supported ensuring students realise their potential, including high achieving and special needs students.
The caring and professional staff at Gladstone Park Primary School values all children and is dedicated to providing a high standard of education. This is supported by parent participation in all aspects of school life, including classroom programs, School Council, PFA (Parents and Friends), committees, the canteen and various other school activities. The school is proud of the friendly atmosphere and the positive reputation that it holds in the community.
Baringa School is located in Moe, which is in the Latrobe Valley. The school provides a comprehensive educational program for students who have an intellectual disability aged from 5 to 18 years of age.
In addition to having an intellectual disability, students may have associated disabilities and syndromes such as Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Hearing Impairments, Fragile X, Acquired Brain Injury, as well as communication disorders such as Dyspraxia. Some students also have associated behavior disorders such as Conduct Disorder.
Baringa School is committed to excellence in Special Education.We aim to provide an innovative, caring and stimulating environment where learning is relevant and purposeful and where students develop a sense of belonging through mutual respect and cooperation.
Glenroy Specialist School will provide a respectful, safe and supportive environment that encourages dynamic, active learning and growth for all members of the school community.
Glenroy Specialist School is a state specialist school catering for students from 5 to 18 years who have physical or multiple disabilities or highly complex health needs. Located in the North West suburbs of Melbourne Glenroy Specialist School is the largest of four Victorian Specialist Schools.
At Glenroy Specialist School we have teams of teachers, therapists, nurses and support staff who offer students engaging and challenging learning programs catered to individual’s needs and that are based on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) and pre VELS levels.
Pymble Ladies' College is a Uniting Church school for girls from Kindergarten to Year 12, with boarding from Year 7. Our philosophy at Pymble Ladies' College is to offer a diverse range of opportunities at every level of schooling whilst nurturing the confidence and self esteem to make these opportunities count.
The College provides a happy, safe and nurturing environment offering more opportunities to pursue a balanced education encompassing life skills, personal development, physical well-being, creative fulfilment and academic excellence.
Pymble is divided into five separate schools on the one campus. Each of the schools has its own Head and Deputy Head of School and each school has its own distinct precinct. Five schools on the one campus provides more leadership opportunities and additional age-specific academic and personal care for each student.
The values and the ethos of the Uniting Church in Australia provide the foundation for dynamic, engaged learning at Pymble, with the College open to girls of all religions.
The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC) specialises in programs for babies and children with Cerebral Palsy and is the only one of its type in Australia. The therapists and programs are recognised around the world as some of the most successful at giving children with CP the chance to live their lives as independently as they are capable of.
The Cerebral Palsy Education Centre (CPEC) is the 'Centre of Excellence' and is used to demonstrate innovation and best practice in universities in Australia and internationally. We offer a range of comprehensive, inclusive, and innovative service to families who have a child with Cerebral Palsy (and like conditions). These programs are designed to meet the child's special learning requirements. We are also continually developing and refining our programs. Strategies developed with these groups are internationally acknowledged as world first.
The services we offer are planned by parents and professionals working together to identify and plan for each child's needs within the one program. Assessment procedures identify the family priorities, key issues for participation and learning and functionally defined goals. The programs are tailored to include learning opportunities required to meet each individual child and family's goals and priorities within the group.
Warrah School is a private special school for children with intellectual disabilities. It offers placement for day pupils.
Warrah School aims to provide a high quality, individualised education for students with intellectual disabilities, based on the education philosophy of Rudolf Steiner, and in accordance with the New South Wales Disabilities Act (1993) and the requirements of the New South Wales Department of Education. The goal of the School is to provide an environment and a quality of education to help each student to succeed to the best of his or her abilities.
Warrah believes that each individual has the right to a full, balanced education and should not be deprived of a wide ranging curriculum because of developmental or intellectual disability. Each student should have an individual education plan which is regularly updated in consultation with his or her parents or guardians.
Regular liason and discussion with parents is encouraged to view I.E.P.s (Individual Educational Programs) with all teachers and therapists. Daily communication books assist the familiarity with parents of the school's activities and the progress of the students.
Karalee State School is a co-educational complex catering for both boys and girls years Prep to 7.
The Karalee State School Community is committed to the development of each individual’s academic, physical, emotional and social potential in a supportive environment where respect for individual differences and the rights of others guide school and community behaviour.
To meet the diverse range of needs of all students in our community, Karalee State School will build a caring and tolerant environment. Appropriate facilities and services will be accessible by all students including those students with disabilities and/or learning difficulties.
The Department of Education and Training operates a school within Stewart House. The school hours are from 9.00am until 3.30pm from Monday to Friday. The school conducts six classes and the program includes a variety of activities.
In response to the natural beauty of the site, the school integrates environmental and aboriginal education.
Children are encouraged to express themselves formally and informally through a variety of speaking, listening and writing activities such as keeping journals, writing letters or emails, recounting excursion experiences, and sharing life stories.
Major excursion venues include Sydney Olympic Park, Taronga Zoo, the Rocks Area, the Powerhouse, Maritime and Australian Museums. In addition, parks, reserves, lighthouses are visited along the Northern Beaches.
Children participate in Visual and creative arts such as pottery, dance, painting and drawing.
Through use of technology children contribute to the production of a DVD visual diary of their stay at Stewart House. They utilise email to communicate to home and home schools and to access the Internet for research. They can record their experiences or excursion research in our computer lab.
There is an active sports program including bike riding, swimming and outdoor games. Through a special grant the Australian Sports Commission provides a variable program every term that has included beach games, gymnastics, hip-hop dance and basic games skills. Beach activities such as surf awareness, kite flying, sand modelling and games complement the more formal sports program.
As part of their stay children are encouraged to further develop their independence and sense of responsibility through activities such as cooking, health awareness and self help skills.
Children are encouraged to enjoy recreational and leisure pursuits. Some activities provided are bush walking, fishing riding scooters and indoor games.
Children learn to socialise with others and relax while completing craft activities such as stained glass windows, jewellery making and wood burning.
Trinity aims to provide its boys with a thoroughly Christian education, which recognises the importance of spiritual qualities in every sphere of learning and living. Its commitment to academic excellence, pastoral care and participation in a breadth of sporting activities, creative and performing arts promotes a rich cultural ethos and develops the individual talents of each boy in Mind, Body and Spirit. A wide-ranging curriculum caters for both the intellectually gifted and those interested in vocational courses, and is arguably the most extensive of non-selective Independent Boys Schools in NSW.
Trinity Education Support Services (T.E.S.S) provides integrated support to students across Preparatory, Junior, Middle and Senior School campuses. TESS provides a wide range of short and long-term individual, group and classroom support interventions is available to students with special academic, physical, intellectual, and social/emotional needs. Interventions are provided in consultation with parents and mainstream teaching staff. Referrals to relevant external and visiting specialists are made where necessary. The TESS department consists of Registered Psychologists/Counsellors, Specialist teachers in learning difficulties, gifted and talented education, English as a Second Language (for students from non-English speaking backgrounds) and Careers education/guidance, Special project personnel and Parent volunteers.
Access to TESS is through referral for assessment and support by teachers and parents or students may seek support directly.
Welcome to Oran Park Anglican College. The College is pleased to be part of the new Oran Park Town. We are strategically located in the centre of what will be a thriving township. Our master plan has a vision for engaging with the community. Learning occurs in modern, air-conditioned buildings and the College has a range of specialist facilities and resources. Our College is committed to the achievement of quality learning outcomes.
Our ethos is both Christian and Anglican. The College operates under the umbrella of the Sydney Anglican Schools Corporation and is a Campus of Thomas Hassall Anglican College. Oran Park Anglican College began operation in Term 1, 2012 and is currently catering from Prep to Year 6. In years to come it is envisaged that it will grow towards a Prep to Year 12 learning community accommodating around 1000 students.
We will be commencing Year 7 in 2014 and already several families have indicated and registered their interest. As you can appreciate, we will require additional classrooms and teachers and we will start construction in 2013.
We describe ourselves as a learning community because we believe that we are all learners - teachers, students and parents - learning from and with each other. We are a community in which parents, teachers and support staff work in partnership with each other to advance the learning and growth of the children.
Our vision is 'Growing and Nurturing Excellence, Wisdom and Service'. Our motto is 'of greater worth than gold' signifying the value we place on faith in the Lord Jesus, on our students as they grow and on our learning in every program.
The College has been able to maintain a fee level that is accessible to as many families as possible.
We welcome your interest in the College and invite you to talk with us about the future for your children
The East Gippsland Specialist School provides a comprehensive curriculum for primary and post primary students with intellectual, physical and other disabilities. Our school is based within attractive grounds and has excellent facilities which include: specialist home craft centre, art and craft room, computerised library, modern playground equipment, extensive computer resources for students, multi purpose room, wood work area and shaded outdoor playing and eating areas.
The school is committed to providing a progressive, stimulating and safe school environment that takes into account sound management practice, communication between all members of the school community, improved delivery of appropriate curriculum and increased community awareness. We aim to be recognized as a viable alternative education
Killester is a school that prides itself on providing a strong, broad curriculum in a caring environment based on Gospel values. In the current social and educational climate, we seek to provide education that empowers students to become life-long learners, who can think critically and achieve their potential. We want students to become adults who are confident in their interactions with others and can make positive contributions to society.
They need to have a sense of their own voice, a passion for learning and an understanding of community. In order to provide an authentic Christian environment for our learning community to exist, we endeavour to keep Gospel values at the heart of the school, in particular, those of justice and service.
Our school motto is 'Strength and Kindliness'. We hope that when students leave Killester they will embrace these qualities in their daily lives.
The Wendouree Campus provides high quality education for students in the north of Ballarat and the adjacent rural areas including Creswick, Miners Rest and Clunes.
The campus design incorporates the best possible academic, technical and sporting facilities, including recently upgraded flexi-pave basketball, netball and tennis courts.
The Wendouree Campus is the home of the Ballarat Secondary College Advance Program - a nationally recognised student leadership program that works with the Victoria Police and incorporates the Duke of Edinburgh and Scope Young Ambassadors awards.
The Campus is also home to the Ballarat Deaf Facility.
Eastwood Primary School and Deaf Facility, in partnership with its community, seeks to optimise the potential of each individual and promote a friendly, safe and healthy school environment. We aim to extend knowledge, challenge thinking, provide choice and ignite passions. The School has a Facility for Deaf/Hearing Impaired students, which services the surrounding districts. Deaf students are fully integrated with support provided by Teachers of the Deaf.
The school’s motto ‘Enthusiasm Precedes Success’ supports the school community’s value for the many facets of development in the preparation of our children for a full life as tomorrow’s adults. Our Student Wellbeing focus aims to empower individuals and teams to enable a sense of connectedness, purpose and zest for life.
We seek to help build self-confidence, self-esteem and resilience in order for our students to approach future life experiences, opportunities and challenges with self-assurance and energy. There is a passionate commitment to all students and their families having a positive sense of belonging.
Casuarina School is located in the sub-tropical beachside city of Coffs Harbour on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales. Approximately halfway between Sydney and Brisbane, with easy access via the Pacific Highway, State Rail and Coffs Harbour Airport, the city is surrounded by National Parks, the Great Dividing Range and the Solitary Islands Marine Park.
To nurture a positive learning environment where children are empowered and inspired to be inquisitive, innovative and caring.
Adventure, Balance, Community, Creativity, Friendship, Happiness, Independence, Integrity, Love, Relevance, Resilience, Respect, Responsibility.
Deaf people can experience problems when communicating with their work colleagues, who may also not be aware of the access needs of Deaf employees.
The Deaf Society of NSW offers a range of informative and practical Deaf Awareness Training (DAT) programs designed to improve understanding of communication within workplaces and provides an awareness of the Deaf Community, language and its culture.
Andale School was established in 1981, the ANSUA Centre for children experience learning difficulties developing sensory motor, language, literacy and numeracy skills. The ANSUA School (as Andale was originally called) provided programmes where children could be taught at their own level without the pressure of competition that occurs in most schools.
Now in the new millennium, Andale School as we are now called, provides a supported learning programme for children with language and learning difficulties.
At Andale School we provide a safe, secure and nurturing learning environment that supports and encourages children to repair their self-esteem. From this secure base children develop the skills and confidence to repair their self-esteem. From this secure base children develop the skills and confidence to meet the challenges offered and encountered in their learning.