Primary School Curriculum

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Amazing K Primary School Curriculum

In 2013 we began the process of developing our Primary School Curriculum (an adapted CAPS Curriculum).  One that would be suitable for learners diagnosed with a Pervasive Development Disorder, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Social (Pragmatic) Communication Disorder and other related Developmental Delays/Disorders.

The broad aim was to develop a curriculum that would suit the individual needs by taking the various barriers or challenges of each learner into consideration.  The vision of Amazing K is that all learners should be able to learn at a pace they are able to cope with, whilst being exposed to different and higher skills levels and knowledge.

The Amazing K Curriculum is divided into these sections:

  1. Language, Literacy and Alternative Communication Techniques such as Sign language, PECS and AAC Communication
  2. Creativity, Art & Music
  3. Numeracy
  4. General knowledge and Skills
  5. Perceptive Development
  6. Cognitive Development
  7. Physical Development & Integration
  8. Social and Emotional Development

Amazing K is a foundation phase primary school only.  Children that are able to pass the Grade 3 CAPS curriculum at Amazing K is referred to a mainstream or remedial school.  Learners that are not able to pass the CAPS Grade 3 curriculum will stay at Amazing K and he/she is taught further academic subjects as well as life skills, communication and self help skills.