Bernie Wolfe Community School offers support to students through the Student Services Support Team. The role of the resource teachers is to facilitate, support, and deliver effective educational programming for all learners through advocacy, management, and communication within the school and community. The resource teachers and educational assistants assist and support classroom teachers and others who work with students to develop and improve programming, to recognize student’s strengths, to accommodate appropriately for student’s needs and to promote growth in student learning.
BWS has one full time and one half time counsellor that works as part of the Student Services Support Team and provides guidance and support to students and families from K-8.
Reading Recovery™ is an early, short-term intervention to help identified at-risk six-year-olds learn to read and write. Children in Reading Recovery™ are provided with structured lessons for 30 minutes each day for 12 to 20 weeks.
The Nest is a multi-aged, low enrolment classroom space available to students who are finding the traditional classroom setting challenging. It is staffed by a full-time teacher with part time support from both early and middle years teachers as well. Student participation in The Nest programming is done on a referral basis to ensure that The Nest can appropriately meet the educational and emotional needs of the students.