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.

News and Events

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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.

Christmas Concert

Posted on 15 Dec 2016

The Malkara Annual Christmas Concert was another huge success! The students performances were highly entertaining and were thoroughly enjoyed by all in attendance. After the concert the graduating students were bid farewell, as they embark on a new journey in their lives. 

School Review

Posted on 15 Sep 2016

Our School Review panel provided valuable rich feedback.

Canberra Symphony Orchestra

Posted on 01 Sep 2016

The Canberra Symphony Orchestra visited Malkara with some of their string instruments and entertained the students with a variety of popular tunes. Dancing and singing fun for everyone!

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