Ridge State School Special Education Program caters for students with
disabilities from Prep to Year 6. We
believe that every child can learn, that all children should have access to a
quality education, and that our role is to help develop their skills
(academically, emotionally and physically) to prepare them for high school and
We have a
purpose-built Special Education Unit situated in the middle of the school that
includes a large teaching space.
However, our students spend the majority of each day in the regular
classrooms, accessing the Australian Curriculum and specialist lessons, with
the support of their class teacher, Special Education teachers and aides. Our
highly qualified, warm, caring Special Education program team, provide a calm, caring and safe
environment for your child, and look
forward to working with you to make your children’s years at Bracken Ridge
State School a time to look back on with pride.
have access to:
Advisory Visiting Teachers
Pathologists and other specialists as required.
we Support our Students at Bracken Ridge State School
support in the areas of Literacy & Numeracy, including:
to class units,
of resources and modified assessment tasks
for classroom use for our students.
and emotional and social support, either
individually or in small group;
and gross motor programs designed by our visiting Occupational Therapist and
Physiotherapist, for our students who require further assistance in these areas;
options – iPads, access to computers with writing support programs, Wii
communication and meetings with parents and stakeholders to discuss student
progress and planning, with Individual Curriculum Plan meetings held at the
beginning of each semester;
and using data to effectively implement and monitor the Individual Support Plan
(ISP) or Individual Curriculum Plan (ICP);
class teachers to develop, implement and review the Education Adjustment Plan
teacher-aide support within the classroom;
lunch-time retreat for students and a friend if they prefer a quieter
environment to the playground. Otherwise, students can also choose to join a number of
lunchtime clubs, such as Hip Hop, Coding, Junior Dance and Street Art.