The school currently implements the Draft Curriculum for Severe and Profound Intellectual Disabilities Grade R-5 (SID Phase) and (Lsen Phase) for learners with moderate mild intellectual challenges.
This curriculum, known as the Differentiated Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement, is aligned with the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (grades R – 5), however the emphasis is placed on acquiring skills, and to a lesser extent, theoretical content. High, but realist expectations are set for the learners with a severe intellectual disability to strive towards becoming independent.
Our teaching methods accommodate the learner’s needs to ensure that successful learning and teaching takes place.
Different learners have different skills, knowledge and abilities. Our instruction makes provision for the development levels of the learners, their varied interests, language proficiency, readiness to learn, and diverse backgrounds and skills.
Curriculum differentiation involves:
The three core subjects from Grade R-5:
From the age of 14 years (Grade 4) the following subjects are introduced:
Three or four of the following skills subjects are chosen: