19 Acadia Street
Wolfville, NS. B4P 1K8

Telephone: (902) 542-6050
 Fax: (902) 542-6054
Email:

Student Support

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Wolfville School is pleased to have a number of support services available to our students.

 

  • Administrative Services.

Wolfville School now has one office for the elementary and middle grades, it is the main office located at the front entrance of the school. Sonja Bent, the Secretary, is responsible for the office. The offices for Mr. Keddy, Principal, and Mrs. MacLeod, Vice Principal, are inside the office.

 

  • Resource Services.

Resource support for students at Wolfville School is intended to serve the needs of students with learning difficulties. These difficulties may be of various types - visual, auditory, motor or cognitive – and affect the student’s ability to work effectively within the regular curriculum. Resource teachers head the Resource Department, with Educational Assistants and community volunteers providing direct support and assistance to students. The resource teachers’ chief duties include: identifying students with learning problems; diagnosing specific disabilities; providing remedial help; developing individual student program plans; working with teachers to adapt classroom instruction to meet individual needs; and helping parents/guardians with home support programs. One of our resource teachers also is responsible for our grade one Reading Recovery Program. Students who have been identified on the Elementary English Language Arts Assessment receive Literacy Support during grades 7 – 9.

 

  • ESL - English Second Language.

Our school is fortunate to have a multi-cultural population. As a result, we have a number of students whose home language is other than English. ESL (English Second Language) instruction is provided by a part-time teacher for those students who require English language support.

 

  • Speech and Language Services.

Students experiencing difficulties with speech and language have access to one of the school board’s speech pathologists. This specialist works one day a week at Wolfville School supporting students, staff and parents/guardians. Parents/guardians who think their student would benefit from this service should speak to their teacher.

 

  • Counselling Services.

Crystall Watt provides counseling for students who can benefit from this service. The counseling office is located upstairs. Some of the services provided include personal counseling; peer leadership program; placement of students; orientating new students and parents to the school; assisting students and parents who transfer to other schools; assisting students with career choices; and helping students select high school programs and courses. Students and parents/guardians are encouraged to meet with Ms. Watt to become more familiar with the available services.