Canterbury Vale School is a NSW Department of Education facility established in 2006 to provide specialist support for students in the South Western Sydney Region.
The school caters for a maximum of 21 students from Years 7 to 10, who have been identified by their previous educational setting as those who could best benefit from the intensive educational and social support that a specialist setting can deliver. Student enrolment takes place via a regional selection panel.
The school aims to deliver a program designed to help students learn to better manage their approach to learning and successfully integrate back into regular schools or alternate settings.
Canterbury Vale School sets challenging, yet attainable goals for all students. The emphasis is to provide students with a safe and caring environment in which they can access quality teaching and learning and be supported in making positive informed choices.