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Principal's welcome

​Welcome to Ipswich West Special School.

Our school caters for 89 students from the Prepartory Year to Year 12. We are situtated in a mainly residential area of West Ipswich and are about to finish a significant building project on site to cater to the growing needs of our school community.

Once the building works are completed in term 2 2018, our facilities will include:

       * 17 general classrooms

       * Library

       * Sensory room

       * Fully accessible, commercial kitchen

       * Cafe area

       * 2 multipurpose rooms

       * Outdoor ampitheatre

       * Inground trampoline

       * Accessible garden beds

       * Undercover area

       * Junior Play area

       * Shared oval

       * Outdoor courtyard play area

Our school is fully airconditioned to ensure the environment is kept at a comfortable temperature for our students to optimise their ability to learn.

We have a school bus which is used to transport students to community based learning opportunites, including our Senior students to Off campus skill develppment programs to local businesses. The P and C is currently fundraising to purchase a small van to assist in the access to these programs as our school continues to grow.

Our school focuses on Positive Behaviour for Learning with our school rules being:





Kind regards,


Renae Somerville