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East Hills Boys High School

East Hills Boys High School

Making learning our number one priority

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Frequently Asked Questions


Will my child access the same subjects as their mainstream peers?

  • Yes! Specialist teachers from Key Learning Areas with SEF teachers, deliver the full range of subjects to your child.
  • Students will attend lessons as a discrete class.
  • If your child demonstrates aptitude for a particular subject, attendance in a mainstream class can be negotiated.


Will my child participate in sport?

  • Most of our students participate in mainstream sport.
  • Some students with additional sensory, communication and daily life skills needs participates in a modified Sports program during allocated sports time.


Will my child do Life skills courses?

  • All courses are modified according to the individual students needs in order to engage them with relevant age/stage outcomes.
  • Additional literacy and numeracy programs will be available to those that require additional support.
  • Where appropriate, and after consultation with parents, students may access the Life Skills curriculum.

How will you assess my child’s individual needs?

  • When your child commences they will be assessed to determine their literacy and numeracy capabilities.
  • All students within SEF will have an Individual Education Plan (IEP) prepared for them in Term 1.
  • This plan is reviewed in Term 3 to assess your child’s progress and to set new goals,  if necessary.
  • You will be asked to attend these meetings to collaborate and provide us with valuable input and guidance.


How many students will be in each class?

  • There will never be more than 7 students per class, however, at times, classes for activities such as PE may be combined.
  • If this occurs, there will be 2 or more teachers and the appropriate number of SLSO’s.