Cranleigh is a specialist school for students aged between 4 and 12 years living north of Lake Burley Griffin. It has been established for over 40 years. Our students have significant intellectual disabilities and many of our students have autism as well. We have a total of 85 students.
Our focus for our students is to develop independence through individualised learning plans. We are strongly committed to providing all children with a voice through a range of communication approaches. We have a wide range of specialist programs and facilities to enhance the learning programs which are developed in partnership with the families.
News and Events
Welcome Back 2020
Posted on 12 Feb 2020
The first week of school saw many happy faces from staff, students and families, eager to get back into learning and school routines. We welcome our 12 new preschool students, and from K-6 we welcome 6 new enrolments to this fabulous community. We are anticipating an action packed term!
Posted on 18 Dec 2019
It’s hard to believe that we are at the end of the 2019 school year!
It has been an incredible year with fabulous teaching and learning, and students and teachers should be very proud of their efforts and achievements. Our CORE values of Commitment, Opportunity, Respect and Excellence was evident at Cranleigh, every minute of every day.
Farewell and best wishes to our Year 6 Graduates and to our school leavers who embark on the next exciting chapter of their education. We will miss your smiles, energy and hard work.
International Day of People with a Disability
Posted on 04 Dec 2019
Some Cranleigh students celebrated International Day of People with a Disability at the National Museum of Australia. A big thank you to the museum for providing a fun program of different and exciting activities.
Water Warriors Swimming Program
Posted on 20 Nov 2019
Some of our students participated in the 'Water Warriors' swimming program held at Cranleigh pool. Thanks to Royal Life Saving ACT for funding and organising the program. The students have thoroughly enjoyed the lessons and improved their swimming skills.
Cricket Gala Day
Posted on 20 Nov 2019
A small group of students attended a Cricket Gala Day at Radford College. It was a fantastic day, enjoyed by all students!