Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS)
The Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) provides support for students with the highest ongoing levels of need for specialist support to enable them to attend school, join in and learn alongside other students at school.
In this section
- what ORS funding provides
- who qualifies for ORS
- how ORS funding is managed, and
- how to resolve any differences.
Overview table of the criteria plus links to the definitions of the 9 ORS criteria and examples of students who meet them.
How to choose and fill out an application form for ORS.
How ORS applications are assessed after an application is made.
How to reapply for ORS or review an ORS application decision.
Why some ORS applications are checked and how.
When an Individual Observation visit for ORS may be needed.
What resources ORS funding provides and how to make the best use of them (specialists, additional teachers, teacher aide time, and consumables).
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