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Learning Support

The following special programmes are provided at Bell Block School:

  • Programmes for students with special learning needs including those not achieving at their chronological age and students who have talent and a passion in different areas of learning.
  • Reading Recovery which is provided at the 6 year old level for those students who need extra help with reading.
  • Spring Maths programmes cater for some students not achieving at their expected level in maths.
  • Teacher Aide support for each team to assist with students not achieving at the expected level.

DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY

We provide a range of technology devices which are available to our students and staff.  This includes devices such as iPads, chromebooks and robotic equipment.  These are tools that are utilised to enhance teaching and learning, by both students and teachers.

PASTORAL CARE

A Pastoral Care team meets regularly to discuss the above categories of students to ensure that these students are catered for.

The health, safety and welfare of our students is very important to us.  Where we have concerns, we will contact parents.  The school has access to the following agencies:

Police EducationHearing and Vision Testing
Children’s Health CampPublic Health Nurse
PsychologistSpeech Language Therapist
Special Education ServiceResource Teacher of Learning and Behaviour
Resource Teacher LiteracySocial Worker in Schools
Mobile Dental Clinic 

 

We are fortunate to the have the services of a social worker each Wednesday.  Access to the social worker is available to students, parents and staff.  Please contact the school office to make contact.