1. Introduction

Camphill School aims to develop the child’s full potential in a protective, healing environment.

The School strives to provide equal admission opportunities to all children and young learners with intellectual and other disabilities (whether on a residential or day school basis), regardless of race, gender, religion, culture or social background.

All enquiries about admission and enrolment need to be directed to the School secretary.

  1. Admission criteria
  • The learner is not able to master the mainstream curriculum and would benefit from following the national curriculum for special needs schools in South Africa, aimed at catering for learners with severe intellectual disabilities.
  • The learner may fall into a range of learning disabilities, such as: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Autistic Spectrum Disorder, Down Syndrome, Epilepsy, or ADHD.
  • The School will be able to address the needs of the learner, without its having an unduly negative impact on existing learners e.g. disruptive behaviour.
  • The School has a place available in the class where the learner would potentially be accommodated.
  • The admission of the learner to the School is deemed to be in his/her best interests.
  • Preference for admission will be given to children between the ages of 5 – 13 years.

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