ENROLMENT

Blind and partially sighted learners are admitted to this group.

PHYSICAL DEVELOPMENT
  • Gross motor development usually delayed.
  • Climbing, crawling, riding bicycles and obstacle courses facilitate this development.
  • The development of fine motor skills is addressed.
EMOTIONAL & SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

This is learnt through play in a loving, structured environment.

PERCEPTUAL SKILLS
  • Touching, hearing, smelling, tasting and the application of residual vision are used to develop concepts.
  • Braille: Pre-reading and writing skills are developed.
  • Partially sighted learners receive visual stimulation as well as pre-reading and writing skills.
LEARNER SUPPORT
  • Small class groups
  • Individual attention during activities
  • Individual needs and level of development taken into account
  • Training in skills for daily living
  • Orientation and mobility training
  • Speech therapy
  • Occupational therapy
  • Psychologist for emotional support
  • Medical staff for health and medication administration
  • Well equipped classrooms
  • Experienced educators
  • Safe school environment
  • After school care
  • Parents, clinics, therapists, students and caregivers are advised and informed concerning methods of handling visually impaired children.
  • Outings: First hand experience is important for the visually impaired
  • Application of skills for daily living

TOELATING

Blinde en swaksiende leerders word toegelaat.

FISIESE ONTWIKKELING
  • Daar is gewoonlik agterstande in grofmotoriese ontwikkeling.
  • Klim, kruip, fietsry en hindernisbane fasiliteer hierdie ontwikkeling.
  • Die ontwikkeling van fynmotoriese vaardighede word ook aangespreek.
EMOSIONELE & SOSIALE ONTWIKKELING

Dit word aangeleer deur middel van spel in ‘n geborge, veilige omgewing.

PERSEPTUELE VAARDIGHEDE
  • Aanraking, reuk, gehoor en smaak, en die toepassing van residuele sig word gebruik om konsepte te ontwikkel.
  • Braille: Pre-lees- en skryfvaardighede word ontwikkel.
  • Swaksiende leerders ontvang visuele stimulering sowel as pre-lees- en skryfvaardighede.
LEERONDERSTEUNING
  • Klein klasgroepe
  • Individuele aandag tydens aktiwiteite
  • Individuele behoeftes en ontwikkelingsvlak word in ag geneem
  • Ontwikkeling in daaglikse lewensvaardighede
  • Oriëntasie- en mobiliteitsopleiding
  • Spraakterapie
  • Arbeidsterapie
  • Sielkundige vir emosionele ondersteuning
  • Mediese personeel vir bestuur van gesondheid en medikasie
  • Goed toegeruste klaskamers
  • Ervare opvoeders
  • Veilige skoolomgewing
  • Nasorg
  • Ouers, klinieke, terapeute, studente en versorgers ontvang inligting en raad oor die hantering van
  • visueelgestremde kinders
  • Uitstappies: Eerstehandse ervarings is belangrik vir die visueelgestremde
  • Toepassing van daaglikse lewensvaardighede

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VISUALLY IMPAIRED

Referrals for visually impaired learners can be done directly via the psychologist.

Contact person: Mrs M Meiring (023 342 2313)

Evaluation appointment preferably on a Monday

Documents needed:

  • Eye report;
  • birth certificate;
  • any other relevant reports, e.g. from occupational therapist, physiotherapist, school etc.

Criteria for admission:

  • toilet-trained
  • independent mobility
  • ability to benefit from school environment
  • application forms will be available after approval of admission
MULTIPLE DISABLED / DEAFBLIND

Multiple disabled and deafblind learners can be referred directly to the school via the psychologist.

Contact person: Mrs M Meiring – mmeiring@pioneerschool.org.za

Appointment for evaluation preferably on a Monday

Documents needed:

  • eye report
  • birth certificate
  • clinic card
  • identification documents of parent(s) and any other relevant reports, e.g. from occupational therapist, physiotherapist, school etc.

Criteria for admission:

  • toilet-trained
  • mobility
  • ability to benefit from school environment.

Application forms will be available after approval of admission.

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VISUEELGESTREMDES

Verwysings vir visueelgestremde leerders kan direk via die sielkundige gemaak word.

Kontakpersoon: Mev M Meiring (023 342 2313)

Evaluasie-afsprake verkieslik op Maandae

Dokumente wat benodig word:

  • Oogverslag;
  • geboortesertifikaat;
  • enige ander relevante verslae, bv. vanaf die arbeidsterapeut, fisioterapeut, skool, ens.

Kriteria vir toelating:

  • moet die toilet kan gebruik
  • onafhanklike mobiliteit
  • moet kan baat by die skoolomgewing
  • toelatingsvorms sal beskikbaar wees nadat toelating goedgekeur is
MEERVOUDIGGESTREMDES/DOOFBLINDES

Meervoudiggestremde en doofblinde leerders kan direk na die skool verwys word deur die sielkundige.

Kontakpersoon: Mev M Meiring – mmeiring@pioneerschool.org.za

Afspraak vir evaluasie verkieslik op Maandae

Dokumente benodig:

  • Oogverslag;
  • geboortesertifikaat;
  • kliniekkaart;
  • identifikasiedokumente van ouer(s);
  • enige ander relevante verslae, bv. vanaf arbeidsterapeut, fisioterapeut, skool, ens.

Kriteria vir toelating:

  • moet toilet kan gebuik
  • mobiliteit
  • moet kan baat by die skoolomgewing
  • toelatingsvorms sal beskikbaar wees nadat toelating goedgekeur is