RIDBC Thomas Pattison School

RIDBC Thomas Pattison School was established in 1993. It provides a quality bilingual educational program for deaf students who use Auslan (Australian Sign Language) and English in its spoken and written form. Students follow the regular NSW Board of Studies Curriculum.

Features of RIDBC Thomas Pattison School:

  • Primary focus on Auslan and English language development.
  • Group and/or individual Speech Pathology for all students
  • Mainstream inclusion/integration programs for all students
  • Real-time captioning in some classes
  • Parent Auslan and deafness related classes
  • Vocational skills program
  • Video-conferencing facilities for remote students
  • Audiologist

Who can apply for enrolment?

The school offers classes from kindergarten to Year 10, 4½–16 years, who have a hearing loss of 60 dB or greater in the better ear.

Where is RIDBC Thomas Pattison School located?

361–365 North Rocks Road
North Rocks NSW 2151

How do you apply for enrolment?

For further information and an application form contact:
Telephone: (02) 9872 0238 / TTY 9872 0360
Fax: (02) 9872 0221


Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
361–365 North Rocks Road
North Rocks NSW 2151
Telephone: 02 9871 1233
Fax: 02 9871 2196