Curriculum design and implementation is enhanced by a number of professionals providing specialist advice to staff and parents/carers. Appointments with the following staff can be made by contacting the school.
Prishni Jhugroo is our psychologist and head of the multidisciplinary team at our school. Prishni’s primary responsibility is to support the school community in the maintenance of the psychological health of all its members but primarily our students. Prishni also co-ordinates the School Wide Positive Behaviour Support framework and she is a member of our leadership team.
Stephanie Vassallo, Kath Bastin and Val Gledhill are speech pathologists and work across both campuses. They work closely with teachers to assess communication needs, language concerns and in the development of programs.
Kate Lambeth is our occupational therapist. Kate works with teachers to develop gross motor, fine motor and sensory programs.
Jill Bartlett is our mental health practitioner. She works alongside the multidisciplinary team to complement the school’s existing health and wellbeing programs. Her responsibilities include providing direct student support (individually and within groups), working with families to co-ordinate support for students with complex needs and contributing to whole-school approaches to mental health promotion and prevention.