Hayes Park Public School

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Learning Support at HPPS

Learning and support resources are available to help any student experiencing difficulties in learning in a mainstream class, regardless of the cause.

This includes support for students with:

  • learning difficulties

  • mild intellectual disabilities - IM

  • behaviour needs

  • autism spectrum disorders or mental health disorders (with lower-level support needs).

What does support look like?

Support at Hayes Park comes in a range of different forms

  • Intervention (academic support)

  • Hayes Hangout and structured games (friendship and social support during breaks)

  • Hayes Chillout  (sensory/emotional support)

  • SLSO support in the classroom and playground

  • Physical resources e.g. scanning pens, assistive technology, fidget toys, noise-cancelling headphones, wobble cushions/stools.

  • School counsellor, Speech therapist, School nurse, NDIS support, Family Connect and Support, Smith Family, Stewart House, Tuning into Kids family support.

  • Team Around a School - Support from Warilla Office. Learning Wellbeing Officers and Assistant Principal Learning and Support

Learning Support Team (LST)

Hayes Park Learning Support Team consists of 

  • Learning and Support Teacher (LaST) - Jen Demos

  • School executive staff - Principal, Deputy Principal, Assistant Principals, class teachers.

  • School Counsellor - 1 day per week - Wednesdays

  • Speech Therapist - 1 day a week - Fridays

  • Wellbeing Nurse - Nicole Tabone

The Learning Support Team meets fortnightly.