Naranga School, Frankston

Naranga caters for students with a mild intellectual disability aged 5 to 18. We provide an engaging and comprehensive curriculum that ensures students will achieve personal success in a structured, safe and supportive learning environment. Programs are innovative and accommodate the individual learning styles of each student. Goals are designed to be challenging whilst developing the skills required for becoming an effective and productive member of the community.
Naranga has a focus on positive attitude and behaviour, with School-Wide Positive Behaviour and Restorative Practices implemented across the school. Naranga offers opportunities for practical learning through a wide variety of hands-on-learning activities.
Our academic curriculum is based on the Victorian Curriculum with a focus on independent living skills, leading to Work Experience opportunities. Other programs include Art, Bike Education, Dance, Home Economics, Horticulture, Independent Travel, Music, Outdoor Education, and Woodwork. The computer network includes desktops, laptops, netbooks and iPads. Students are engaged in daily physical activity, and senior students experience sports such as basketball, football, cricket and soccer. There is a strong emphasis on the Performing Arts with students involved in music, dance and drama.
The Junior School caters for students up to age 14, and the Senior School is for students over 15. In their final two years of school, students undertake the Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) or the Duke of Edinburgh Award. There is a strong focus on learning for life, with careers planning from age twelve. All students graduating from Naranga are placed in appropriate and rewarding post-school situations.