About Us

Glenroy Specialist School is the largest of four Victorian Schools catering specifically for students who have physical or multiple disabilities or highly complex health needs. Our students are aged between 5 and 18 years. The school is organised into Junior, Middle and Senior sub schools to cater for the needs of our students as they develop from very young children into young adults.

At Glenroy Specialist School we have:

  • Experienced specialist teachers and assistants working with Physiotherapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Pathologists to integrate  therapy  into our classroom programs in a total team approach 
  • Two full time nurses
  • Visiting specialist teachers trained to cater for the visually and hearing impaired.
  • A student welfare officer

We offer students engaging and challenging learning programs that are based on the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS) and pre VELS levels and include:

  • Communication and Literacy
  • Hydrotherapy in our pool
  • I.C.T. including the use of large interactive computers
  • Multi-sensory programs 
  • Music and music therapy 
  • Visual arts  
  • Advanced switch technology
  • Individual Mobility programs including bike riding, walking, standing and motorised wheelchair training
  • Intensive Interaction  
  • The principles of Conductive Education
  • A meal time program that provides each student with 1:1 time each day to support their nutritian and hydration needs and for skill development to maximise their independence
  • An award winning Victorian Certificate of Applied Learning (VCAL) program
  • A Transition program to support our most Senior students and their families as decisions are made about adult pathways.

The Student Leadership Team is an important group within the school.

We are very excited to start the 2013 school year in our beautiful new school.


  Glenroy Specialist School, 208 Hilton Street, Glenroy, Melbourne, 3046 Ph: 03 9304 2263