The alternative education program at Kamaruka, proposes to address the social/ emotional difficulties, as well as the academic and behavioural challenges, often exhibited by the students enrolled. Some students return to a mainstream setting after a year or two at Kamaruka and some students choose to stay on at Kamaruka, before moving on to further education.

Adopting a multi-modal approach, the teachers collaborate with parents, as well as external professionals, to increase on-task behaviour, reduce anxiety and aggression, improve wellbeing, as well as behavioural and academic progress.