Bogangar Public School

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Telephone02 6676 2755

Emailbogangar-p.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Assistance for students with special learning needs

Learning support

Learning support is available to students K-6 with a wide range of additional needs, regardless of whether or not students have a diagnosis. The role of the Learning and Support Teacher is diverse and covers:

  • the coordination and planning of Special Provisions for external tests such as NAPLAN,
  • supporting staff to make adjustments and modifications to meet students needs¬†in the classroom, including therapeutic devices and assistive technology
  • overseeing the timetables and allocation of School Learning Support Officers (SLSO's)
  • completing applications for Funding and/ or Special Class Placement
    completing Health Care Plans for students with medical conditions
  • training parent and community volunteers in sight word, guided reading and remedial reading program "Multilit"
  • assisting students experiencing difficulty managing their behaviour
    completing risk assessments and behaviour management plans
  • supporting students in transition to school or to high school
    working with individual students and small groups
  • liaising with Principal, School counsellor and with consent other agencies.

Multilit

Multilit is a researched based program designed by staff at Macquarie University in Sydney for students struggling to acquire aspects of reading for Years 2-6. It focuses on the explicit teaching of phonics, sight words and comprehension. It is presented on a 1:1 basis for approximately 5-10 mins per day.

School counsellor

We have School Counsellor services at our school 2.5 days per fortnight. The School Counsellor is available to complete a variety of assessments, liaise with other agencies and prepare reports. The School Counsellor is available for counselling of students on school related matters.

For further information about special programs, counselling or learning support, please contact the Principal or learning support teacher via the school on 02 6676 2755.