Supporting those who need it most

Opportunities: Lithgow Public School's Special Education Unit aims to develop students social, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative skills. Photos: Shutterstock.
Opportunities: Lithgow Public School's Special Education Unit aims to develop students social, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative skills. Photos: Shutterstock.

Lithgow Public School's Special Education Unit (SEU) provides students with disabilities and complex learning needs.much needed engaging and individualised learning programs. In partnership with parents and carers, therapists and external stakeholders, teachers identify personalised learning priorities for each student and develop personalised learning plans to support the achievement of each student's goals.

Support: Qualified special education teachers are dedicated to motivating students to ensure they are engaged learners who reach their full potential.

Support: Qualified special education teachers are dedicated to motivating students to ensure they are engaged learners who reach their full potential.

Innovative learning spaces provide access to technology to support each students learning and communication needs, a sensory garden providing students with a place to explore and deepen their understanding of sustainability, and music programs supported by the Mitchell Conservatorium.

Our inclusive educational environment enables students the opportunity to access the NSW Board of Studies curriculum with support from specialist teachers and personalised adjustments and aims to develop students' social, emotional, physical, intellectual and creative skills.

Positive Programs: SEU provides engaging and individualised learning programs for students with disabilities and complex learning needs.

Positive Programs: SEU provides engaging and individualised learning programs for students with disabilities and complex learning needs.

SEU currently has five support classes, with one class catering for students with a mild intellectual disability, three catering for students with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and/or moderate intellectual disability, and a multi-categorical class.

Students are also encouraged to participate in whole school programs with their peers including assemblies, excursions, special event days, choir and music ensembles, sports carnivals and other lessons. For further information about Lithgow Public School and their special education unit, visit www.lithgow-p.schools.nsw.gov.au.

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