Welcome to Rivendell School

The Rivendell School community prides itself on promoting shared and individual responsibility for positive and respectful relationships; safe behaviour; and cooperation and participation in quality learning.

Enhancing wellbeing and resilience

Every student is given the opportunity to achieve their individual goals and develop personal resources for future success and wellbeing.

Promoting shared and individual responsibility

We are committed to a shared vision that fosters an inclusive school culture and is evident in the ways in which we guide, inspire and challenge our diverse student population.

Committed to innovative teaching and learning

As a staff we are committed to critically reflecting on our practice, respecting student and community voice and exploring innovative teaching and learning.



Years 7-12

Caters for students with severe depressive and anxiety disorders.


Years 7-12

Caters for students experiencing a psychotic illness and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder.


Years 9-10

Caters for students with an emotional disturbance and social skills difficulties.


Years 11-12

Caters for students not attending school because of emotional and/or social reasons, despite previous interventions.


Years 7-12

Caters for students admitted to the Concord Centre for Mental Health (Department of Health).

Gna Ka Lun

Years 7-12

Caters for students admitted to Campbelltown Hospital with an acute mental health illness.

Rivendell School is part of a joint NSW Ministry of Health (Health) and Department of Education (DoE) facility. It is located within the historical Thomas Walker Estate at Concord West and shares the site with the Rivendell Child, Adolescent and Family Mental Health Service.

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The school provides a broad academic curriculum, targeted vocational programs, and the opportunity for students to participate in a range of extra curricular activities.

The school has a committed staff with a strong ethos of communication and collaboration with the wider school community.


Lawson's Veggie Garden

Paterson's Music Lessons

Lawson's Love Assembly