The Woden School provides individual education programs for students in years 7 to 12 with an intellectual disability and/or autism. The school was expanded to include year 12 in 2012.
Students participate in a range of innovative education programs designed to promote independence and responsibility. With a strong emphasis on quality teaching and learning the school curriculum has a high focus on literacy and numeracy. Individualised learning also occurs in the areas of personal development and living skills, recreational, vocational and social experiences.
The Woden School is on a cycle of continuous improvement. Examples of this are the alignment of the school's curriculum with the Australian Curriculum and the development of a specific senior secondary curriculum to support the expansion to years 11 and 12. Other innovations include the use of iPads to support teaching and learning and the introduction of a positive behaviour support program across the school. The recent introduction of an across the school pastoral care program was a particular highlight of 2012. This program focusses on the student's social and emotional wellbeing as well as supporting activities such as work experience.