Para Meadows School, North Wollongong

Name: Para Meadows School
Type: Primary and Secondary School
Address: 56 Porter St
Town: North Wollongong
Postcode: 2500
State: New South Wales
Region Illawarra and South East
Phone: 4229 1922
Fax: 4226 5089
Pupils: 121

Para Meadows School aims to provide each student with a variety ofchallenging learning experiences through structured individual programswithin a stimulating and caring educational environment. The school hasa fine record of providing successful programs which have enabledstudents to participate in home, school and community activities. Theenrolment at the commencement of 2000 was 146 students, with moderateintellectual disability, severe Intellectual disability and multipledisabilities. Students are enrolled in infants, primary and secondarygroupings. 

The school hosts a satellite class from the Illawarra schoolfor children with autism and also has a satellite class located atWollongong West PS. Student progress is enhanced by a committed staffand supportive school community working together to ensure thatstudents attain the highest possible level of participation andindependence. This is consistent with our mission statement - 'Strivingfor independence through quality educational programs.'


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