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Enrolments

Parents interested in enrolling their children into St Patrick's Special School are encouraged to contact the school. We look forward to hearing about your child, and answering any questions you may have. Individual tours of the school are held once a term, and can be arranged when you contact the school.

If you have a question regarding enrolment at St Patrick's Special School, you may find answers to your questions in the FAQs listed below.  We also have a separate list of FAQs regarding Transitioning to St Patrick's Special School.


What is the waiting list at St Patrick’s Special School?

There is currently a 3-5 year waiting list for children enrolled to attend St Patrick’s Special School.

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How do I get an enrolment pack?

Please contact the school office and we will be happy to forward an enrolment pack to you.

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What is the staff to student ratio at St Patrick’s Special School?

In each classroom we have at least one teacher and a minimum of two Educational Support Officers.

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How many students are in each class?

We have six to eight students in most classes. The Junior Class has twelve students.

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Can we access Allied Health Services at school?

We have a Speech Pathologist and Occupational Therapists on staff at St Patrick’s Special School. The primary role of Allied Health is to facilitate student access to the curriculum. This is achieved by working as a team with staff, family and service providers to provide a holistic service in available routines and everyday situations.

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What is our curriculum?

St Patrick's Special School offers an individualised curriculum drawing on the

  • The Early Years Framework
  • Australian Curriculum (as appropriate)
  • SACE Modified (Senior Students).

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