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 http://www.education.vic.gov.au

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

Section

Year Levels

Primary Department

P - 6

Secondary Department

7 - 10

Student Transition Education Program (STEP)

11 - 12