ST MARY’S SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM
St Mary’s are dedicated to the disability sector. Our school holiday programs are developed through close consultation with disability specific industry networks and service providers to cater for the needs of children of all abilities.
Our programs are led and facilitated by qualified staff skilled in the Disability Sector. Run strictly in accordance with Disability Services legislation, the programs are a safe, secure and structured environment where learning and developmental outcomes of the children are paramount.
AFFORDABLE PAYMENT OPTIONS:
St Mary’s can advise you about various Disability Funding options that may be available and help you to find the most affordable choice.
St Mary’s can work with your individual funding package as well as help facilitate the billing process to make it as smooth and easy as possible.
2019 SCHOOL HOLIDAY PROGRAM DATES:
- Term 1: 6th April – 22 April
- Term 2: 26th June – 14th July
- Term 3: 21st September – 6th October
- Term 4: 21st December – 28th January
FLEXIBLE AND COMPATIBLE GROUPS:
Our School Holiday Programs are open to clients between the ages of 7 and 18+ years with an intellectual, cognitive, physical, psychiatric and/or acquired disability.
- Juniors: 7 – 12 years
- Seniors: 13 – 17 years
- Adults: 18+ years
Age groupings are flexible and can be changed depending on needs requirements, or to take into account siblings and varying abilities.
All groups are carefully organised to match clients of like ability/disability to ensure compatibility.
Our model of staffing supports higher than recommended ratios to facilitiate maximum benefits for all clients. Groups are kept small, usually 8 – 16 per group.
- 1:1, or max 1:2 staff ratios
- Small groups of typically 8 – 16
St Mary’s Health Services is a child safe organisation