List of special schools in south africa

List of special schools in south africa

A special school is a school catering for students who have special educational needs due to learning difficulties, physical disabilities or behavioral problems. Special schools may be specifically designed, staffed and resourced to provide appropriate special education for children with additional needs.

Batavia Special Needs School Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 671 5110  

Eros School Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 637 9080  

Carpe Diem School George, South Africa +27 44 874 4074  

Westcliff Special Secondary School Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 948 4877  

Parkland Special School East London, South Africa +27 43 748 5749  

Roedean School SA Johannesburg, South Africa +27 11 647 3200  

Thuthukani Special School Empangeni, South Africa +27 35 792 0080   Dawn School +27 21 572 4359  

Athlone School for the Blind Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 951 2239  

Astra School Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 934 0155  

Crossroads School Johannesburg, South Africa +27 11 782 5378  

Tembaletu LSEN School Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 637 5902  

Magalies Special School Pretoria, South Africa +27 12 330 0168  

Jan Kriel School South Africa +27 21 903 1108  

GlenBridge Special School and Resource Centre Cape Town, South Africa +27 21 712 2075  

Bridge House School Franschhoek, South Africa +27 21 874 8100  

Van Kervel School George, South Africa +27 44 874 2042  

Vera School for learners with Autism South Africa +27 21 696 2844  

Forest Town School Johannesburg, South Africa +27 11 646 0131  

Weskus Special School Saldanha, South Africa +27 22 714 1244

What qualifies a child for special education?

Additionally, in order to qualify for an IEP, the law requires that a child must meet at least one of thirteen educational disability classifications under IDEA. Rather, the special education services are based on the child’s individual needs.

How many special schools are there in South Africa?

It reported there are 464 special schools in South Africa and another 715 “full service” schools that make some sort of provision for children with disabilities.

What are special needs schools?

special needs school is one that is segregated from a regular school. It can be non-public, meaning that it is privately run but publicly funded, or it can be a private school, either for profit or non-profit. Special needs school serve many students with different types and severities of learning disabilities.

How do I become a special education teacher in South Africa?

There are 2 ways of becoming a Special Needs Teacher:

  • ONE:

Bachelor of Education (BEd): Special Needs Education

  • TWO:

Complete a Bachelor’s degree followed by a Postgraduate Diploma: Management of Childhood Disabilities.

These can be done at most SA universities.

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