New Parents

GENERAL INFORMATION FOR NEW PARENTS

Location of the school
The school is located at 7 Verster street, Paarl.

School terms and times
The school follows the same terms as the Department of Education.

A normal school day is from 08:00 to 13:00.
Drop-off time is from 07:30 to 08:15.
Pick up time is between 12:45 and 13:10.
A fine will be given if you fetch your child after 13:15.

Aftercare
Aftercare Facility available.  Fees available from the office.

School fees
School fees are payable over 11 months monthly before/on the 7th of each month.(Jan till Nov).  Fees available from the office.

School uniform
Summer uniform:  turquoise t-shirts (with school logo) + dark blue pants.

Winder uniform:  navy blue tracksuits.
School clothes can be ordered from the office.

What should I pack in my child’s school bag every day?

  • An extra set of clothes
  • Nappies and wet wipes (if needed)
  • A healthy lunch box and cool drink for break-time as well as for aftercare
  • A message book

Do we follow a curriculum?
Boland School follows the same program as other special schools that also accommodate learners on the spectrum. Impact curriculum for children from Gr R-7 or individual education programme depending on the parents’ choice. Class divisions will be done according to ability and age, 4-7 children per class.

What else does the school offer?
Weekly bio-kinetics and music therapy is offered. This therapy is included in the school fees.

Speech therapy and occupational therapy is offered by the school, but the parents receive a separate bill for that.
The school works with a team of therapists and psychologists. Appointments can be made through the parents or referrals can be done through the school.

How does admission work?
A child may attend Boland School for Autism, by appointment, for a 2 week evaluation period.  After the evaluation period, the school will give feedback to the parents and a decision will be made if the child will benefit from the school environment or not, whereupon admission shall take place.

Feel free to contact us during office hours at
084 610 9005  /  021 870 1430 or email us at bolandautism@gmail.com

Banking Details
Name:  Boland Autism School
Account Type:  Nedbank Cheque Account
Branch:  Wellington Branch 102905
Account Number:  102 903 7760

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