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Irrawang High School

Irrawang High School

Achievement through learning and participation

Telephone02 4987 4687

Emailirrawang-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Support Unit

Staff

Head Teacher - Natalie Moore

Melody Thorburn- Head Teacher  (Rel) 

Deb  Johnson - teacher

Kylie Smart- teacher

Mauricia Withyman - teacher

Zoe Carter - teacher

Joslyn Boyd - teacher

Nathan Wall- SLSO

Irene O-Rourke - - SLSO

Annaleise Woodcoe - SLSO

 Jo Price – SLSO

Sherri Luke - SLSO

Renee Allison - SLSO

All subjects

Life Skills subjects years 7-12

Lexia Literacy Intervention

Quicksmart

Community Access

Work Experience in school and the community

Wakakirri - Australia's biggest Drama/Dance contest

Sailability

Learn to Swim

Support Classes

We offer classes for students ranging from moderate impaired to severe impaired, autism and a range of physical disabilities.

The classes work under a Life Skills curriculum where we support student learning through a variety of practical based activities including Community Access in the local community, Newcastle and Maitland area. In school and community based work experience, Sailabilty, and learn to swim lessons. Students have the opportunity to experience field to plate activities through harvesting and cooking food from our kitchen garden.

LaSTs

To assist students with learning difficulties we offer two intensive literacy programs Lexia and QuickSmart. These are developed from a variety of testing PAT, SWRT, WARP, OZCAAS and YARC to assure we are meeting the student’s needs.

Requests for disability provisions for HSC can be made through the school LaSTs. These provisions are given by NESA and applied for based on a variety of school based tests and supporting medical documentation.