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Eileen O’Connor 91直播 School

91直播 Schools Broken Bay is a system of schools committed to providing an inclusive model of education for students with disability. Our schools exist to form young people in Christ鈥檚 vision of love as it has been interpreted by the 91直播 community of faith. Our inclusive model of education focuses on strengths to promote engagement, enable learning growth and flourishing.

91直播 Schools Broken Bay Vision of Learner Diversity

Eileen O鈥機onnor 91直播 School will provide quality 91直播 education for students with a disability from Kindergarten to Year 12.鈥疌ollaborating in the Mission, focusing on human flourishing, using Christ鈥檚 example to serve, we believe that every child is a unique individual created by God and valued as an individual learner with strengths, gifts, and talents.

Eileen O鈥機onnor 91直播 School (EOCS) will provide a flexible and responsive model of education for students with disability through the structure of a Base School and a network of Support Classes in local parish schools. Transition between the Base School and Support Classes, or Support Classes and local parish school enrolment is facilitated.

91直播 Schools Broken Bay currently has Eileen O鈥機onnor Support Classes for students with a disability at St Martin鈥檚 91直播 School at Davidson, St Brendan鈥檚 91直播 School at Lake Munmorah and Prouille 91直播 Primary School, Wahroonga .

Enrolment Enquiry for Eileen O’Connor 91直播 School

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Meet the first cohort of Kindergarten students in their Support Class

2023 saw our first-ever Eileen O’Connor support class kick-off at St Martin’s 91直播 Primary School, Davidson. Our families express their desires for their children in this new learning environment.

Why Eileen O’Connor?

Families express their journey with finding a school for their diverse learning children and the need in the community to find a place where all school-aged children can thrive.

Eileen O’Connor’s Extraordinary Life!

Diocese of Broken Bay鈥檚 Bishop Anthony Randazzo has long admired Eileen O鈥機onnor as an extraordinary woman who constantly thought of others. Bishop Anthony notes the importance of Eileen as a beacon for human dignity,

鈥溾 symbol of hope in our time when so many issues where the life and dignity of the human person are under question.鈥

Eileen O鈥機onnor (1892-1921) suffered a crippling break in her spine as a three year old and was in constant pain throughout her life. A visitation from the Blessed Virgin Mary in her teen years encouraged Eileen to offer up her health and suffering for the good of others. Eileen co-founded and lead the religious order of Our Lady鈥檚 Nurses of the Poor 鈥 more commonly known as the Brown Nurses. She was affectionately nicknamed 鈥淭he Little Mother鈥.

Eileen O鈥機onnor became a Servant of God in August 2018, and is on the path towards becoming Australia鈥檚 second saint. Postulator for her cause, Fr Anthony Robbie, describes Eileen as 鈥渁 very compelling, magnetic individual鈥. He recognises her twice-exceptionality when he goes on to say 鈥淪he鈥檚 a little person of this world in every visible way, [yet] supernaturally she鈥檚 a giant. She exceeded the bounds of her human nature in the most wonderful way and brought happiness and light and life into the lives of so many people.聽And that鈥檚 never passed away.鈥

We will proudly honour and continue her legacy through the Eileen O鈥機onnor School.

Latest Announcement

Eileen O’Connor 91直播 School Fly Through

Eileen O鈥機onnor Base School (Tuggerah) is in the planning stages. The school will provide quality 91直播 education for students with a disability of autism and/or moderate intellectual disability.

Eileen O鈥機onnor 91直播 School (Tuggerah) will be developed as a Kindergarten to Year 12 school with the initial stages for Kindergarten to Year 3 and continue to grow each year.

WHY DO WE NEED A
PURPOSE-BUILT SPECIALIST FACILITY?

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more children will be in NSW schools over the next decade.

1 in 12

school-aged children have a disability.

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The demand for disability support is growing at four times the rate of enrolment.