Aspect Hunter School provides children with an autism spectrum disorder specialised placement options and supports families to develop strategies and support networks for the future. The school provides a specialised curriculum and community integration programs supported by a multidisciplinary team comprising of an occupational therapist, speech therapist and school counsellor.
The school enrols children aged from 3 years and 10 months and from across the areas of Hunter Valley, Newcastle and Lake Macquarie. The school operates from Thornton and has satellite classes in both NSW Department of Education and Training schools and Catholic schools.
Up-to-date satellite class list
The school holds information sessions each term for parents and service providers to give details of the range of services provided by Aspect in the Hunter region. These services include early intervention, school-based programs, satellite support classes, training, educational outreach and enrolment.
These include: Early Intervention, school based programs, satellite support classes, training, outreach and intake.
Application for enrolment to Aspect Hunter School is only available at the information sessions. 2013 dates are:
Hunter - Port Macquarie Satellite class
Bookings are essential.
Aspect Educational Outreach is a specialist autism intervention team that offers services to support students with autism spectrum disorder in mainstream and SSP schools. The philosophy of the service is based on collaborative partnerships with parents, schools and other professionals. Students who need support in school in the areas of behaviour, communication and social skills are referred to this service.
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For general enrolment, Educational Outreach and training enquiries, please contact Mark Durie and Katrina Kemp at the school.
View a copy of the Annual Report.
The NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) and Aspect have enjoyed a collaborative working relationship spanning over 40 years. We recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with DEC to formalise this collaborative working relationship.
Reception: Tracy and Tracey
Phone: 02 4922 5900
Fax: 02 4028 6508
Postal: Aspect Hunter School
(PO Box 3328)
3 Kooralbyn Street
Thornton NSW 2322
For answers to all your questions
1800 ASPECT(1800 277 328)
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