Learning Support is allocated to the following students on a needs basis:

STUDENTS WITH AN EDUCATIONAL ADJUSTMENT PROFILE (EAP):
• Autistic Spectrum Disorder
• Intellectual impairment
• Physical impairment
• Vision impairment
• Hearing impairment
• Speech and language impairment
• Social emotional disorder

STUDENTS WITH A PROFESSIONAL DIAGNOSIS REQUIRING EDUCATIONAL SUPPORT
• Central Auditory Processing Disorder
• Severe ADD, ADHD
• Acquired brain injury
• Dyslexia/Dysgraphia

STUDENTS WITH ENGLISH AS AN ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE.
STUDENTS WITH AN ABORIGINAL OR TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HERITAGE.

SUPPORT PROGRAMS AVAILABLE

1. ACCESS TO:
• Year level case managers
• Teacher Aides

2. EXAM PROVISIONS, DETERMINED BY QCAA GUIDELINES DEPENDENT ON DISABILITY OR DISORDER
• Extra time
• Reader, scribe or laptop
• Withdrawal for block exams
• Provisions for NAPLAN and QCS tests

3. ASSIGNMENT SUPPORT
• Scaffolding and explanation
• Individual assistance

4. LEARNING SUPPORT CLASSES
• Supported Learning Classes (SL) at discretion of Learning Support Coordinator
• Modified programs provided for students who are unable to access the curriculum in Middle School.

5. EMOTIONAL WELLBEING
• Access to School Counsellor and visiting
Psychologist

6. SENIOR SCHOOLING
Students receive support with:
• Subject selection and Pathways
• Provisions for QCS(Queensland Core Skills)
• QTAC
• Pastoral Care and Social Support

TESTING PROGRAM
On entry to the College, all students are tested using AGAT. Further testing may occur in other years as required.