Bray Park State High School, Queensland

Michael Knox, Principal, and Snjezana De Kroon, Head of Special Education Services, Bray Park State High School, speak about their preparation for and experience of the 2013 Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability.
Bray Park State High School is located in Queensland’s North Coast Education Region, north of the Brisbane CBD. The school is coeducational and the students are in years 8–12. The student population is around 750 and the school community is made up of students from many differing cultural backgrounds. In 2012 the school employed 104 staff to deliver a wide range of programs.
The Principal of Bray Park State High School, Michael Knox, and Snjezana de Kroon, Head of Special Education Services, speak about how the school prepared for the Nationally Consistent Collection of Data on School Students with Disability. The school implemented a whole-school process. Michael talks about some of the adjustments they make for their students. Snjezana outlines three steps the school implemented to prepare teachers for the data collection. Other topics covered include managing student information, working with parents, planning for, and the advantages of, the data collection for the school.