Inclusive Education

At St James we welcome all learners. We are an inclusive community for all students regardless of their ability, background, knowledge or skill set.

At St James we aim to support the needs of all students and maximise their learning opportunities.

The Student Support Team at St James meets on a regular basis and consistsof the Class Teacher, Support Teacher-Inclusive Education, Guidance Counsellor and School Principal. This team works collaboratively to coordinate efforts in providing a consistent and comprehensive approach to support the learning needs of students.

Students with diverse learning needs including those with Englishas a Second Languageare supported in numerous ways, these may include:


  • Additional Support Personnel to provide assistance to students
    • individually
    • within small groups
    • within the whole class group
  • Modifications and adjustments to learning experiences, for example-
    • reduced work load
    • increased time for task completion
    • sensory breaks
    • the provision of scaffolded notes
    • the use of hands on materials.
  • Diffe​rentiation of
    • content (what is taught)
    • process (how it is taught)
    • or product (outcome of student learning).