Inclusive Learning

"A strong sense of belonging aids students in their development of emotional resilience and improves their ability to learn."

Inclusive Learning at St Raphael's School

At St Raphael's School, we believe in providing an inclusive learning environment that caters to the diverse needs of our students.



Personalised Learning Programs

All students engage in personalised learning programs to ensure they can progress their learning. We develop Personalised Plans for Learning with families/carers for students with significant learning needs.

Targeted Support Programs

We have targeted programs in place across the school to support students in overcoming or managing particular learning challenges: MiniLit: Targeted, small group intervention to support children's development of literacy skills in the early years. MacqLit: Explicit and systematic reading intervention program for small groups of students in Years 3 – 6. Number Blocks: focussed on developing a student’s number sense and fluency EALD Teacher: Support for students who require assistance with English as an Additional Language or Dialect.

Celebrating Diversity

We respect the uniqueness of each individual and family situation within our community. We celebrate diversity, with families coming from various cultural backgrounds, family groups, and economic situations.

Inclusive Practices

Our inclusive practices include:

  • Differentiated instruction and assessment
  • Flexible learning spaces and resources
  • Assistive technology and specialised equipment
  • Collaboration with specialists and support services
  • Professional development for staff on inclusive practices

Fostering a Supportive Environment

At St Raphael's School, we foster a supportive and inclusive environment where every child feels valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential. Our dedicated staff work closely with families to ensure each student's unique needs are met but also their individual talents are discovered and fostered. Through our inclusive learning approach, we strive to create a community where diversity is celebrated.