Sunshine College Deaf Facility is located at 25A Lachlan Road, Sunshine West. In 2020 the school relocated to a new purpose-built facility. Sunshine College caters for the needs of Deaf and Hearing-Impaired students in the Western Region. The Facility provides an educational setting that presents the advantages of a Deaf school with those of a mainstream school as demonstrated by the achievements of our students.
The Deaf Facility assigns a Teacher of the Deaf to each year level and these staff are available to the students to provide academic assistance, timetabled study sessions to clarify or assist student understand the work requirements. During mainstream classes the Auslan Interpreter or Teacher of the Deaf will write down notes that the student will have access to after class to ensure that no information has been missed.
Liaising with the mainstream teachers the Deaf Facility staff ensure that the individual needs of the students are met.
Services and supports include, but are not limited to: