Welcome to Furlong Park School

MVC-037SFurlong Park School for Deaf Children enrols students at key points in the year and provides supportive transition programs for all students entering and moving through the school year levels. Prospective families are invited to make an appointment for a tour of the School and Early Learning Centre by contacting the Office on 9312 3244.

Enrolment eligibility

20160308_131551Furlong Park School for Deaf Children is a Government co-educational primary school with an Early Learning Centre located in Furlong Rd, Sunshine North. The school provides educational programs for children from age 3+ years to the end of Year 6. Enrolment is based on DET eligibility requirements of 40dB (min) permanent bilateral sensorineural hearing loss.

Teaching & Learning

20160308_131508Furlong Park School for Deaf Children provides high quality and individualised educational programs for Deaf children from the North and West of Metropolitan Melbourne and the rural fringe. Class sizes across the school are capped at a maximum of 8 students. Communication used is spoken and written English and Auslan (Australian Sign Language) which addresses individual student needs and is based on a bilingual/bicultural model. The school is staffed by both deaf and hearing, qualified Teachers of the Deaf, Speech Pathologists and experienced support staff. The school follows Positive Behaviour Support discipline management processes

Latest News

  • National Simultaneous Story Time 24 May at 11.00am

    Families are invited to join our students and staff for the annual National Simultaneous Story time reading in Auslan of the story ‘I Got This Hat’ written by Jol and Kate Temple. Children are also invited to dress up as their favourite story character or wear a fancy hat to help celebrate the occasion-the parade will […]
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  • Furlong Park School turns 30

    This year marks the 30th anniversary of Furlong Park School for Deaf Children on the Furlong Rd site. We are planning to have a special week of activities and an open day at the school on Fri 24 June 2016. If you are interested in getting in touch with us at the school to stay informed, […]
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  • Newsletter

    Keep up to date by reading our latest newsletter – download our latest newsletter here: June 22 newsletter
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