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Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus

Empowering young men and women to succeed

Telephone02 4952 3922

Emailjesmondcc-h.school@det.nsw.edu.au

Special education

The special education faculty of Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus (CCJSC) enhances educational outcomes for students with an identified disability, learning difficulty, and/or medical condition that impact a student’s ability to access the full range of educational opportunities at CCJSC. The faculty supports students to achieve a Higher School Certificate (HSC) through regular, Life Skills and/or TVET/ SVET courses.

Courses may be studied in regular classes, discrete life skills classes, in a support unit, and at TAFE or a combination to suit the individual needs of the student.

Celebrations

Celebrating student success and achievement are paramount to CCJSC.  Student achievement is recognised through:

  • faculty awards
  • Principal’s award
  • Year 12 life skills presentation and dinner
  • honor roll breakfast
  • IOTAS concert and graduation.

Learning through participation

Students of Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus have the opportunity to participate in the following activities:

  • snow trip
  • jelly bean cup
  • workplacements (external or in school)
  • newsletter (student developed)
  • IOTAS swimming and sport carnival
  • surfest
  • integration into regular and/or SVET TVET courses
  • Student Representative Council (SRF)

Transition to post school

At Callaghan College Jesmond Senior Campus we work with our students and the community to ensure our students are provided with a smooth transition to life after school. Some of our programs and affiliated partners include:

  • disability expo-post school service providers
  • Partnerships:
    • Castle Personnel
    • Smith Family (Polish, itrack, Camp Connect)
  • ITP – ADHC Assessment

Special education staff

  • Jeff Riley (HT Special Education)
  • Rhonda Elsley (ED Teacher)
  • Mark Gooch (IO Teacher)
  • Kerrie Bailey (SLSO)
  • Kerrie Bradbery (SLSO)
  • Lesley Cosgrove (SLSO)
  • Jenny Prince (SLSO)
  • Louise Stanwell (SLSO)
  • Cheryl McClean (SLSO)