At Warrnambool West Primary School we endevour to provide a program that enables individual students to reach their full potential. This is done through:
Warrnambool West has access to a team of professionals that assist in supporting students with their learning journey. These include:
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.
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:
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.