Walker St, Canada Bay NSW 2046   More schools in postcode 2046
Phone   9744 6461
Fax       9744 1705

Lucas Gardens School provides educational programs for students with intellectual and physical disabilities, some of whom also have sensory impairments and complex medical conditions. The school operates 6 classes on the Canada Bay site, and retains 2 places for part time enrolment for students in respite care at the Summer Hill Respite Centre. The school draws its enrolment from the Inner West area of Sydney, resulting in a diverse student population from a range of backgrounds. Lucas Gardens School enjoys strong community support from local service organisations, resulting in enhanced resources, the development of specialised learning environments and the employment of school based Therapy Staff. Physiotherapy and Speech Pathology services are available through the schools own Therapy Staff, as well as by referral to DADHC and the Spastic Centre. An Interactive sensory room, fragrant sensory garden, Liberty Swing, childrens library, touch screen computers and specially designed play environments all create a unique learning environment to support students to achieve their individual goals and maximise their independence.

School Email lucasgarde-s.school@det.nsw.edu.au  
School Website www.lucasgarde-s.schools.nsw.edu.au  
Type of School Special School (Schools for Specific Purposes)  
Enrolments 31  
Region South Western Sydney  

Support classes offered by this school

  • Students with Severe Intellectual Disability

Students with disability and additional learning and support needs

The New South Wales Department of Education and Communities support students with disability and additional learning and support needs in public schools in a range of ways. This may include specialist support classes for students in regular and special schools; the Integration, Funding Support program which provides targeted funding for eligible students; and learning and support resourcing. Every regular public school in NSW receives a specialist teacher allocation and flexible funding based on the size of the school and the learning needs of their students.

You can discuss your child's learning needs and planning for their personalised learning and support with the principal of your child's school. For more information about the full range of support services in NSW public schools go to Disability, Learning & Support.

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