The Carine Senior High School Learning Centre Office is located downstairs in E Block. The learning centre serves students through a range of programs including Literacy Support and Numeracy Support for those who require it.
There is a range of support available for students with additional needs including the following Lower School programs.
Core English and Maths
Students, in groups of no more than 16, attend Core Mathematics in Years 7 to 9 and/or English in Years 8 to 10. Extensive testing is undertaken before and during the program to determine accurate placement, with Documented Plans outlining specific focus skills for students when required. Some students have specific learning disabilities or difficulties, while others need a shorter term placement to “catch up” and re-enter mainstream classes during the year.
Staff in the Learning Centre value effective, collaborative relationships with teachers. We are fortunate at Carine SHS to have a dedicated and committed group of education assistants. Having an education assistant working with teachers in classes provides many opportunities for enhanced support of group work and individual learning. Education assistants will not necessarily sit with a special needs student and work specifically with them, they will assist a range of students in the class. This not only allows the special needs students to develop independence skills, but also allows teachers and education assistants to support all other students who are having difficulties.
If you would like to know anything further about the Carine Senior High School Learning Centre Programs, please contact Learning Centre Manager, Wendy Evans on 9243 9100 or via email