Principal's Message

On behalf of our school community, I would like to welcome you to the Grove Education Centre.

The Grove is a reception to year 12 school and is located in Woodville, South Australia. We provide a supportive learning environment for students with a verified intellectual disability and associated complex needs.  

The dedication and wisdom of our staff is reflected in our school values: Professional Integrity, Evidence Based Programmes, Collaborative and Respectful Relationships.

Our mission is to work with students, families and our community to prepare every student for optimal post-school pathways. This also supports our motto, ‘Partners in Learning’. At The Grove, we encourage families and carers to be involved in their child’s learning journey.

Our vision is to be at the forefront of special education. We want our students to be fully engaged in their learning and focused on a future ripe with unlimited possibilities. Our Behaviour code, designed to support our students to be ‘in charge’ of their own behaviour, is summarised in ‘The Grove Three:' I am respectful, I am responsible and I am safe.

We believe that every individual with complex communication needs is entitled to both low and high tech Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) to give them a voice in all environments.

Please contact us if you would like a school tour.