Senior School


VCAL is underpinned by the following curriculum principles:

  • Student-centred approaches and decision-making regarding program design, delivery and evaluation.
  • Opportunities for experiential learning and skill development through activities that is structured and outcome based.
  • Programs are designed with relevance to personal strengths and experiences which caters to diverse needs.
  • Programs are designed to build resilience, confidence, and self-worth working on strengthening connections within the wider community.
  • Programs are designed to complement and pursue a range of pathway options.
  • Ticket to Work – School Based Traineeships.
  • Hands on Learning Programs.


At our senior campus the SPEC curriculum focuses on building skills and capacities in the areas of:

  • Life skills
  • Vocational
  • Leisure
  • Environment
  • Tertiary
  • PMLD (Sensory Modules)

These modules provide a framework for the development and demonstration of general capabilities:

  • Personal and social capability
  • ICT communication information and technology
  • Numeracy
  • Intercultural understanding
  • Critical and creative thinking
  • Literacy
  • Ethical behaviour