Black Mountain School

An ACT Public School
Learning Growing and Achieving



Compass is specifically designed and tailored for students with a mild to moderate intellectual disability. Compass combines quality teaching specifically tailored for young people with a disability, with the Australian Curriculum. We focus on the educational, social, and emotional capabilities that all young people need for success at school, home, and in the community. It is this holistic approach to education that led to Black Mountain School being the first specialist school in Australia to be accredited as a Mind Matters School. This means our programs are underpinned by a whole-school approach to enhance the development of environments where young people feel safe, valued, engaged, and purposeful. We have developed leading programs to foster social and emotional skills and have a team dedicated to student wellbeing. Black Mountain School offers diverse programs to excite, engage, and educate including DanceFest, interschool sports days, camps, and community programs.

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