Individual Learning Programs

We adopt an holistic approach to our programs which are designed to enable students to continually build upon identified goals with intensive assistance.

Our teachers have the flexibility to personalise learning and build on students’ prior learning, experiences and goals.  All of our students have their own Individual Educational Programs (IEPs).  This allows them to move at their own pace.

We work with parents to develop each program based on the needs of the student.  Students are regularly assessed based on their individual program to ensure they are progressing.  We review each program at least twice a year to make sure they are still in line with the student’s needs.

Each student’s program is developed using the Australian National Curriculum in the way that best suits the needs of the child.


Giant Steps Tasmania is a school that focuses on more than academic skills. We have a strong focus on communication, personal and social capability, living skills, emotional regulation and development. We have four classes which are roughly, but not exclusively, split by age:

Green Room for students in Prep to Grade 2

Red Room for students in Grades 3 to 5

Orange Room for students in Grades 6 to 8

Blue Room for students in Grades 9 to 12.