Welcome to Malkara Specialist School

"Malkara School is a dynamic and engaging specialist education learning environment thanks to the commitment and hard work of the Malkara School community."

Malkara is a well established school that has provided over 40 years of quality education for students with a significant intellectual disability and other associated impairments. Our, dedicated staff, parents and carers, supported by the wider Canberra community work together to ensure all Malkara students are educated in a positive, student centred environment that ensures maximum growth and development. Our enrolment stands at 83 children between the ages of 4 and 12 from across the southern regions of Canberra and nearby NSW.

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Science Day at Malkara

Posted on 16 Aug 2017

Malkara held a whole school Science Day on 16 August, as part of National Science Week to further continue their learning during their term long science focus. The students rotated around four learning stations throughout the day. They participated to make lava lamps, weave using a variety of materials, construct objects using a variety of recycled materials and boxes and went on a treasure hunt to identify different materials around the school. They were assisted by students from our neighbouring school Saint Peter and Paul. A lot of fun was had throughout the day.

Malkara Model Railway Exhibition

Posted on 08 Aug 2017

The Malkara Model Railway Exhibition (MMRE) was a fantastic weekend full of amazing trains and miniatures, yummy food, quality entertainment and wonderful community spirit. A huge thank you goes out to all who contributed to another successful MMRE. Hope to see you again next year!

Malkara Model Railway Exhibition

Posted on 19 Jul 2017

Come and enjoy the annual MALKARA MODEL RAILWAY EXHIBITION on 5 and 6 August. There is lots to see and do! Amazing train exhibits, great entertainment, yummy food stalls and much more. A great day out for all the family!

Chief Minister Visit

Posted on 29 May 2017

Chief Minister, Andrew Barr, Yvette Berry, Minister for Education and Childhood Development and Chris Steel MLA, visited Malkara on 25 May. They were taken on a tour of the school by students David and Sophie. The ACT Government is delivering on their commitment to provide better schools across Canberra by upgrading  and expanding classrooms and facilities in local schools. Malkara School will receive an upgrade to the front office and administration area. 

Parent Board Rep Elections

Posted on 21 Feb 2017

Malkara School Board parent representative elections close on Monday 27 February.

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