Learning Enrichment and Program Support (LEAPS)

NWS PRIMARY LEARNING ENRICHMENT AND PROGRAM SUPPORT (LEAPS)

Learning Enrichment and Program Support (LEAPS) provides learning enrichment and support for a wide range of students throughout the College. The LEAPS team is committed to assisting and enriching the learning experiences of students to maximise student potential and educational outcomes. The team consists of Enrichment and Learning Support Teachers and Assistants. The department collaborates with parents, teachers and other specialists to form a multi-disciplinary approach to supporting students and their learning needs. Program Support Group meetings for identified students are held and Individual Learning Plans where appropriate are implemented.

LEAPS teachers administer assessments, recommend strategies and resources, liaise with staff and others, and provide intervention or enrichment. Students receive support within their classroom or work in small groups or individually in LEAPS classrooms. LEAPS assists in the areas of Literacy, Numeracy and other subject based areas. It also assists in the development of social, organisational, study and homework skills. LEAPS provides extension through a large range of extra-curricular classes, activities and programs.

 

NARRE WARREN SOUTH PRIMARY LEAPS

LEARNING SUPPORT PROGRAM

In Class Support

  • Provided by Learning Support Assistants in a range of subject areas

Literacy

  • Foundational skills in reading, spelling, comprehension, grammar and written expression are taught by the LEAPS teacher in small group classes
  • In-class Learning Support assistance in a range of classes
  • Individual Education Plans are established for students requiring a modified curriculum

Numeracy

  • The Foundation Maths program provides smaller class size and Learning Support Assistance

Social Skills Classes

  • Small groups of students are invited to participate at lunch time. Each session focuses on skill building activities using a game to enhance students’ social skills

Homework Club

  • Students requiring additional support and assistance in completing their homework are invited to attend Homework Club. Individual help is provided in a small group setting guided by a Learning Support teacher and Assistant