Mudgee Public School

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Support Unit

Mudgee Public School has been recognised throughout the region as a school which follows best practice when providing support for students with special needs.

There are currently 6 support classes: 5 Multicategorical (MC) support classes,  and 1 Mild Intellectual Disability support class.

These classes provide substantial support for students who have a variety of additional learning needs including students with Intellectual or Physical disabilities, Autism diagnosis and Mental Health conditions.  The classes have a capped maximum number and are staffed by a full-time teacher and Student Learning Support Officer.  Staff deliver individualised and targeted programs framed in a consultative model ensuring all stake holders are involved in the development of the student program. Stakeholders include students, parents/carers, specialist therapists, as well as Department of Education staff.


In addition to the NSW Syllabus content, the Support Unit offers a specifically designed Support Curriculum, where appropriate, which covers the following academic areas-

  • English

  • Mathematics

  • Independent Living Skills

  • PD Health PE

  • Creative Practical Arts

  • Science

  • Technology

  • History

  • Geography

  • Personal Care

  • Thinking Skills

  • Social Competency