Join the family

The best way to enquire about enrolments or find out more about The Glenleighden School is to fill out the below form, or call (07) 3378 8625.

The Application Form can then be completed after speaking with the Enrolments Team. As this is a language specialist school, we are happy to take enquiries from parents, educators and/or other professionals.


School Tour & Screening Assessment

Following your initial enquiry, the Enrolments Team will arrange a suitable date and time to provide your child and yourself with a tour of our school.

At this time, we will also complete a play based screening assessment, which takes approximately 20 minutes. The screener is free and provides the Enrolment Team with valuable information about your child.

Enrolment Application

In addition to the Application Form, applicants will also be asked to submit the following documentation:

  • A report from a speech language pathologist, including the results of a standardised language assessment
  • A current diagnostic cognitive and/or occupational therapy assessment report
  • A hearing assessment report
  • Relevant paediatrician and medical reports

If any of these documents are unavailable at the time of application, you may be asked to make further arrangements.

Parents are also recommended to submit:

  • Current Individual Education Plans (IEPs)/Individual Learning Plans (ILPs)
  • Current therapy reports
  • Current school progress reports
  • Birth certificate and visa documentation, if applicable

The safety of our prospective students is important to us. Therefore, we ask all applicants to disclose any care arrangements for your child and provide copies of existing court orders regarding legal requirements relating to custody.

Eligibility

Our Enrolments Team will collect information in order to generate a profile of your child’s current strengths and areas of need.

The Glenleighden School provides a specialised program to meet the learning needs of children with a disability for whom language is their primary disorder. Places are allocated depending on meeting criteria for placement and vacancies. More detailed information may be requested as part of the information gathering process. The Enrolments Team will discuss eligibility with the Principal who makes the final decision regarding placement.

Placement

If your application is successful, you will receive a letter of offer from our Principal via email.

If your child meets eligibility criteria, but there are no available placements, they may be placed on a waiting list.

Upon receipt of signed acceptance, you must attend a meeting with the Principal to complete all enrolment documentation.

Intake Assessment

Prior to commencement at The Glenleighden School, all students complete a series of assessments to inform program planning.

Assessments typically take place over 2 days. You will receive a copy of the report and will be invited to attend a meeting at the school to discuss the assessment results and recommendations for programming.

School Fees

The Glenleighden School aims to be accessible to all students who meet the criteria for placement.

For information on our school fees, please download our Fees and Charges 2018.

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