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Nambour Special School






Situated in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Nambour Special School delivers high quality education for students with an Intellectual Disability (ID), in a safe and supportive environment.  Our vision is ‘Engaged Learners, Individualised Pathways, Community Partnerships’ and our purpose is ‘to provide high quality learning which engages all students through personalised planning and focusses on preparing students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to participate effectively in their community’.
Nambour Special School is a P-12 school, split into a Primary and Secondary campus, situated on one site.  The Primary School is arranged into a Junior Primary cohort (Prep – Y2) and a Senior Primary cohort (Y3 – Y6).  The Secondary School is arranged into a Junior Secondary cohort (Y7 – Y10) and a Senior Secondary cohort (Y11-Y12).  Both the Primary and Secondary school utilise shared, whole-school facilities which include a library, swimming pool, school hall and leisure facilities.
Students are grouped in accordance to age and educational needs, and the Australian Curriculum forms the basis of Nambour Special School’s curriculum framework.
Nambour Special School aims to continually develop innovative strategies to engage students in learning through effective curriculum design, a strong focus on literacy and numeracy and a strong commitment to ICT and communication.
Nambour Special School was announced as Queensland winner of the Showcase Award for Excellence in Inclusive Education and was announced as a Positive Behaviour for Learning (PBL) Demonstration School for 2019.



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