To provide the best educational and therapeutic needs for learners with special needs and disabilities within a safe and caring environment.
Our objectives are to accommodate, within a safe and caring environment, intellectually impaired learners by achieving optimal educational and holistic development through:
ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
Dagbreek is a school for learners who are intellectually impaired. The school started in 1970 c/o Peter Muller and Luderitz Street. Since 1976 the school has been situated in the Klein Windhoek area c/o John Ludwig and Hebenstreitstrasse.
The school meets the needs of children with Down Syndrome and Cerebral Palsy as well as those with Pervasive Developmental Disorders (PDD) including Autistic Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Aspergers Syndrome, Retts Sydrome, Childhood Disintegrative Disorders (CDD) and PDD-NOS. The age range of the learners is between 7 and 18 years. There are three phases according to the age of the learners - Beginners, Juniors and Seniors. Each of the three phases has four classes with approximately 10 learners in each class placed according to their overall level of functioning where 1 is the highest level of functioning and 4 the lowest.
Dagbreek offers a broad specialised and balanced curriculum of which 80% is practical work and 20% academic work. Our curriculum includes:
WHAT WE OFFER
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MESSAGE FROM THE PRINCIPAL - MR PAUL DU PLESSIS
I want to take this opportunity to say welcome to you all personally.
I have to acknowledge that I have learnt throughout the profession that the following components pay a role to achieve SUCCESS:
Ms Sonia Theron, Ms Lana Nieuwoudt,
Mr Paul du Plessis
Back: Mr Betuel Tjiurutue (Parent), Mr John Coetzee (Parent),
Mr Paul du Plessis (Principal), Ms Fabiola Tjiurutue (Parent)
Front: Ms Sonia Theron (Teacher), Ms Lelani Barth (Parent),
Absent: Ms Chriszell Kruger (Teacher)