Shepparton High School currently has around 60 Koorie students enrolled in years 7-12. Our Koorie education team provides a culturally supportive focus on academic support, pathways mentoring, attendance and general support that is tailored to Koorie students and their families.
Shepparton High School’s English as an Additional Language program is specifically designed to meet the needs of students who have cultural and linguistic needs. Our aim for these students is to enhance their listening, speaking, reading and writing so they can perform confidently in their mainstream classrooms and daily school routines.
Shepparton High School employs a number of literacy and numeracy tutors who work with individual students who require extra support. Each student is placed on an individual learning plan that aims to meet their specific learning needs and regular assessments are undertaken to determine the level of ongoing support that is required.
Shepparton High School has a dedicated deaf facility and a team of Auslan interpreters & teachers who provide daily support to deaf and hearing impaired students in years 712. All mainstream programs offered by Shepparton High School are available for deaf students to participate in.
Shepparton High School actively uses technology to support teaching and learning. We currently have a Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) program that allows students to bring their own electronic learning device, such as a laptop or iPad, to school to aid their learning. The devices are connected to the School’s internet and network resources. Shepparton High School is also an eSmart school and provides a supportive environment where students learn appropriate cybersafety practices such as how to deal with cyberbullying and avoiding cyberrisks.