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Student services and support programs

Support Teacher in Literacy and Numeracy (STLaN)

The Support Teacher in Literacy and Numeracy (STLaN), together with classroom teachers, provide educational programs for students with learning difficulties in literacy, numeracy or learning how to learn. This includes data collection, program advice and small group intervention.

STLaN: Chris McLellan -

Speech pathologist

A speech language pathologist provide services for students who have special needs in: language, fluency (e.g. stuttering), voice, social interaction skills, eating and drinking, speech, alternative and augmentative communication systems.

Speech pathologist: Samantha Dassanayake -

Guidance officers

Guidance officers are teachers with specialist training and qualifications in guidance, counselling and psycho-educational assessment. They assist students to achieve to their potential in the most appropriate educational setting. This involves working with students and their parents or caregivers, often in conjunction with teachers, specialist support personnel and other community agencies.

Guidance officers identify factors that can be barriers to learning and development, and plan or assist in planning interventions or programs that can help students achieve positive outcomes. Parents and students wishing to discuss issues with the Guidance officer should contact the school to arrange an appointment. Referrals may also be made through class teachers, specialist staff, and the school administration.

Guidance officer: Clare Horne -