Arthur St, Walgett NSW 2832 More schools in postcode 2832
Phone 6828 1022
Fax 6828 1994
Walgett is a rural centre located in the north west of the state. It has a population of 200 students P-12. About 95% of students identify as Aboriginal.
Walgett has one Principal and the school is based on two sites. On the Warrena St site are the Junior (P-4) and Middle (5-8) divisions. The Arthur St site houses the Senior (9-12) division.
The school is supported by the community and many agencies. The AECG and Dharriwaa Elders are active in their support for the school.
The school is enhancing student outcomes through using technology, increased VET offerings and a focus on Quality Teaching. Engagement through participation in learning the Gamilaraay Language is popular with students.
Sport is popular with students and the school performs at a high level at inter-school and district carnivals.
Walgett teachers are generally in their first years of service and are enthusiastic, involve themselves with student programs and participate in community organisations.
Support classes offered by this school
- Students with Behaviour Disorder
- Students with Mild 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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