Our School

Principal’s Message

Ashwini Sharma

Warringa Park School is a specialist school located in Hoppers Crossing. The school population is drawn from the City of Wyndham and caters for students aged 5 to 18 years who have a diagnosed intellectual disability. Warringa Park is a P-12 school with three campuses – the Warringa Crescent Campus which caters for Foundation to year 6 student, the Bethany Road Campus which caters for years 7 to 12 and the Cayleys Road Campus which offers and alternative vocational education program at a rural campus in Werribee South for students in years 8 to 12. The school currently has an enrolment of 589.

Warringa Park School promotes and values excellence in education for students with additional learning needs. There is a strong belief amongst teaching staff that all students in our school can learn and want to learn and by working together we can make a difference to their learning achievements. The school provides a balanced and personalised curriculum where improved learning outcomes in English, Mathematics, Science and Technology are seen as integral to the achievement of successful post school options. A high level of student engagement and improved student learning is being achieved through a one to one iPad program. The school is an Apple Distinguished School.

The school provides a stimulating, safe, challenging and flexible learning environment where student achievement is acknowledged and celebrated. The facilities and centres of learning are spacious, bright and well-resourced to meet the needs of the 21st century learner. In 2018 it was recognised in the Victorian Excellence Awards for Outstanding Inclusive Education.

The home-school partnership is highly valued and we welcome parent involvement in our school to ensure that our students have access to all the supports they require in their learning.

Please feel free to contact the Principal Team – Caitriona Toland, Danielle Heckmann, Kelly Botha, Tim Hilton or myself – at any time on 03 9749 5774.

Ashwini Sharma,


Excellent Education for Every Student.

Purpose Statement
Whole School

We are committed to creating an inclusive, challenging and supportive learning environment for every student.

Later Years

Students at our campus explore local and global issues by engaging in experiences that support their personalised pathway. These interest based authentic experiences have the clear purpose of building skills for students to participate and communicate successfully in the world beyond our campus.


Ensure that students have access to a rich, diverse curriculum that is sequential and connected, catering for different learning styles and meeting individual needs.


Imagine the possibilities

Working Together

At Warringa Park School as Students we:


Come to school every day


Do Our Best


Listen to our teachers and classmates


Stay on task


Help our teachers and classmates


Treat property carefully


Keep ourselves and classroom clean


Make healthy choices


Wear our school uniform every day


Help our teachers and classmates


Share and take turns


Speak Politely to others


Have positive interactions with our peers

Warringa Park School Story

School Council

The School Council plays an important and valued role in the development of Warringa Park School. It has elected representation from both the staff and from the parent community and is responsible for the financial, policy and strategic direction of the school. The School Council works in partnership with the school to deliver improved learning outcomes for our students and to support the staff to achieve this. It meets eight times a year to specifically address the following:

  • Establishing the broad direction and vision of the school within the school’s community
  • Participating in the development and monitoring of the school strategic plan
  • Approving the annual budget and monitoring expenditure
  • Developing, reviewing and updating school policies
  • Raising funds for school-related purposes
  • Maintaining the school’s grounds and facilities
  • Entering into contracts (such as for cleaning or construction work)
  • Reporting annually to the school community and to the DET
  • Creating interest in the school in the wider community
  • Listening to the views of the community
Meeting Dates

6:30pm, Monday 21st March 2022

Council meets at 7:00pm on

  • Monday 14th February
  • Monday 21st March
  • Monday 9th May
  • Monday 20th June
  • Monday 25th July
  • Monday 12th September
  • Monday 17th October
  • Monday 12th December

Fundraising Committee

Warringa Park School has a Fundraising Sub-Committee which meet on various suitable dates. If you would like any further information regarding this committee, please contact the school on 03 9749 5774.

Leadership Team

Ashwini Sharma

Assistant Principals
Caitriona Toland – Cayleys Road Campus Principal | Secondary | INCLUSION
Tim Hilton – Bethany Road Campus Principal | COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT
Danielle Heckmann – Upper Primary | WELLBEING & INNOVATION
Kelly Botha – Lower Primary | CURRICULUM & ENGAGEMENT

Leading Teachers
Stacey Hilder – Upper Primary
Natalie Marcok – Lower Primary
Kimberly Zammit – Cayleys Road Campus

Allied Health Leader
Roisin Dalton

Assistant Campus Leader
Kacey Dixon – Cayleys Road Campus
Tim Gibbs – Bethany Road Campus

Assistant Team Leader
Jessica Hay – Upper Primary
Tamara Collett – Lower Primary

Specialist Team Leader
Brian Smith – Warringa Crescent Campus

Business Manager
Sharon Veale

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Teaching Roles