About Us

Horsham Special School was established in 1988, with a move to its current site in early 2013. It has grown from very humble beginnings to a current enrolment of 73 and expanding. Horsham Special School has a wide enrolment base, drawing from the local area to as far as the South Australian border including Nhill, Dimboola, Kaniva, Goroke, Edenhope and Serviceton.

Our Visions

To enable all students to reach their full potential in a safe and stimulating environment.

To encourage all staff to fulfill their professional needs within a rewarding and supportive learning culture.

Our Philosophy

To encourage and enable all students, staff and the school community to achieve their full potential in a safe, caring and stimulating learning and social environment and to promote Horsham Special School in the wider community.

Our Values

Horsham Special School community prides itself on 4 sets of values:

  • Respect and Responsibility

  • Doing Your Personal Best

  • Supporting One Another

  • Staying Safe and Healthy


Horsham Special School provides educational programs for students aged 5-18 years displaying mild; moderate and severe diagnoses associated with cognitive, physical, social, emotional, behavioural, sensory and multiple disabilities. The school provides for all students facilities to conduct practical, therapeutical and specialised educational programs.