What We Do

Our purpose built school, was built with a wide range of features specifically designed to assist our students with a wide range of disabilities. As you explore these below, we hope you feel as excited as us about the amazing features our students access to improve both their education and their physical / intellectual needs.

If you would like more information about anything you see here, please don't hesitate to contact us on (08) 8254 2625.

Inclusive Collaborative Unit

The ICU (Intensive Collaborative Unit) program supports students with complex disabilities and challenging behaviours. Students who access the ICU enables them to maximise learning opportunities and promote...

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YMCA and OSHC

Outsourced to YMCA from 2009, a Vacation Care Program operates during the school holidays only. Many of our Ancillary staff work in this program. Vacation Care is provided for primary aged...

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Students as communicators

Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) is used to assist students in developing and complimenting their communication skills – most students use Pragmatic Organisation Dynamic Display communication books...

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Swimming Programs

All students access the DECD swimming program at various sites in our local community.

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R-12 Unit

Our R 12 Unit is a specialist initiative ensuring maximum mobility and independence for students who are severely and multiple disabled. Adelaide North Special School is one of two Australian school accredited...

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Perceptual Motor Program

PMP develops Personal and Social Competence through a range of physical activities, which are also linked to Literacy through specifically targeted focus words. Using the Integrated Teaching and Learning model...

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Outdoor Education

Outdoor education incorporates a cross disciplinary STEM approach to teaching and learning. We promote a sustainable environment through focussing on reducing, reusing and recycling. Students gain outdoor...

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Kitchens

Each Unit has kitchens included, allowing students to commence learning healthy cooking skills they can use for the rest of their lives. This includes ovens, microwaves, refrigerators and a...

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Resource Centre

The resource centre is well equipped to cater for all learners and operates a visual referencing system enabling students access to resources independently. The importance of literacy is evident by our well...

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Gym

The gym has been designed to provide appropriate PE/Health curriculum activities for students. The space is also a wonderful venue for whole school events including assemblies, graduation ceremonies, PMP...

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Playgrounds and play areas

Play zones are located through the school to cater for all students needs. The play areas can be opened up allow a lager huge cycling track is a large bike track to cater for student needs.

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