The Learning Centre provides verified students with additional needs additional academic and social support. This setting aims to enable our students’ the opportunity to access the same national curriculum as their peers, at a modified level and individualised support.
The Learning Centre caters to the diversity of our learners through the provision of Alternative, Augmented Communication Techniques to support the development of communication, explicit teaching methods, and hands-on learning experiences and activities that facilitate the skills necessary for experiencing successes of both an academic and social nature across a range of schooling environments.
Students benefit from a highly structured, small group learning environment and significantly differentiated learn ing sequences that provide access to the Australian curriculum at their individual level.
Students also participate in a daily Sensory Motor program focusing on gross motor skill development, intensive Literacy and Numeracy support, along with functional activities that promote targeted social skills and appropriate verbal and non-verbal communication. Students’ have access to a range of communication systems including Derbyshire Language Program, PECS symbols, Communication Boards and iPads.