Student Learning Program

  • Students are placed in a small class groups with due consideration to age, academic skills, social capability and group compatibility
  • Students have the opportunity to make new friendships and develop social skills
  • Students benefit from individually focussed programs with learning goals formulated collaboratively between teacher and parent/carer
  • Individual Education Programs (IEPs) for each child are formulated at the beginning of the year ensuring the educational needs of each child are addressed. The IEPs are reported on twice a year
  • A formal annual review of each student’s progress is undertaken with recommendations made for the student’s program for the following school year
  • Students particpate in transition programs at the completion of each stage of their schooling, Older students will maximise their vocational and life skills in preparation for their post-school placements
  • Current Department of Education and Early Childhood Development (DEECD) directives, policies and curriculum are implemented at each level of the school

There are three sections within the overall structure of Ashwood School:


Year Levels

Primary Department

P - 6

Secondary Department

7 - 10

Student Transition Education Program (STEP)

11 - 12