Ko au ko au
Ko koe
Ko koe
Me haere ngatahi taua
I am who I am.
You are who you are.
Let us move together in unison.

The Learning Support Department co-ordinates specialty services for individual students or for small groups as appropriate

  • Teacher aide assistance
  • Academic assessments
  • Learning profiles
  • Links with community agencies
  • Special Assessment Conditions
  • Reader/writer services
  • Individual educational programmes
  • Peer tutoring
  • Correspondence lessons
  • Alternative senior courses
  • Individual and small group tuition
  • Gifted and Talented opportunities

Annual Report

Villa Maria College provides for all students with special curriculum-based needs.



  • To identify and provide support for students with special education needs.
  • To identify and remove barriers to their learning for students with special education needs.
  • To work in partnership with parents/caregivers to identify and overcome barriers to learning.
  • To foster positive relationships between students with special educational needs and other students especially through Religious Education and Peer Support Programmes.

Enquiries please contact:
Special Education Needs Co-ordinator: Hester Warren hwa@villa.school.nz
Gifted and Talented Co-ordinator: Jan Millar jmi@villa.school.nz