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-