Learning Support Programs

Warrnambool West Primary School offers students a range of learning support programs. Opportunities include:

At Warrnambool West Primary School we endevour to provide a program that enables individual students to reach their full potential.  This is done through:

  • Differentiated curriculum
  • Individual learning plans
  • Learning support programs 

Warrnambool West has access to a team of professionals that assist in supporting students with their learning journey. These include:

  • A speech therapist
  • Psychologist
  • EAL
  • Learning support staff

Differentiated Classroom Programs

Within the classrooms teachers develop and implement programs that are tailored to individual needs. Teachers use problem-solving activities together with explicit teaching of thinking skills to engage and enrich students. Teachers use a range of assessment including standardised testing to identify strengths and where a student may require support.


Student Individual Learning Plans

Teachers together with parents, set goals for students to achieve and work through the strategies at home and at school that will be used to support the child achieve these individual goals.


Learning Support

The Learning Support teacher works closely with classroom teachers, providing extra assistance, providing support that enables students to meet their individual needs. Support takes a variety of forms:

  • Teacher support.  Identifying specific learning and support needs for individual students, assisting in implementing these strategies and programs.
  • Small groups or individual students maybe withdrawn during the course of the week to participate in further learning activities. These groups are fluid and are identified through teacher assessment. They are ever changing as the learning needs of the students change.
  • Working with the students support network, often consisting of educational experts, teachers, parents and the student, to ensure facilitation of processes and strategies to maximise learning opportunities far students.


English as a Second Language (EAL)

Our school can assist students requiring English as a second language (EAL). On arrival in Australia , EAL learners are able to access the New Arrivals Program which provides intensive full time programs or targeted support to assist with the initial stages of learning English. EAL students are further supported by EAL programs in mainstream schools . Please contact the school for further information.


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