What Sunfield Home School Offers

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STAFFING:

  • Qualified educators supported by an experienced educator assistant per class.
  • Specialised academic and skills training programme aligned with the CAPs AND D-CAPs curriculum under the auspices of the Kwa-Zulu Natal Department of Basic Education.
  • Interactive curriculum adapted to suit your child’s individual needs:
  • Cognitive Impairments, ADHD, Autism Spectrum Disorders, Down Syndrome, Mild Cerebral Palsy.

THERAPY SUPPORT:

  • Occupational therapy in a fully equipped O.T. Room
  • Sensory integration room
  • Speech therapy services available on site.
  • Hippotherapy (Horse therapy) at Shortlands Equestrian Centre offered.

HOSTEL SERVICES:

  • 24 Hour Supervision
  • Open 7 days a week
  • 2 Separate age-related Hostels
  • Hostel Boarding with resident housemothers
  • Clinic and Sick Bay Facilities available
  • Nutritious Dietician approved meals
  • Laundry Services

CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT:

  • Spacious Air conditioned classrooms
  • Small Classes (9-13 children per class)
  • Children from ages 6-23 years old can attend our school

CURRICULAR AND EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES:

  • Functional academics and skills programme
  • Exposure to entrepreneurial skills (Hospitality, Hair and Beauty, Pottery, Agricultural Studies, Arts and Crafts, Woodwork, Needlework, Maintenance, Ethnic Bead and Jewellery making
  • On the Job training
  • Music
  • Physical Education/Sports (cricket, soccer, volleyball, table tennis, athletics, swimming and traditional games)
  • Computer skills
  • Play park facilities with Jungle Gyms, Trampoline, Outdoor exercise gym equipment and cycle track

OUTREACH PROGRAMMES:

  • Autism Awareness Campaign in April
  • Casual Day in September
  • Resource centre- provision of support to neighbouring mainstream schools, assessment of learners referred by mainstream schools and referral if necessary