Club 21 Helderberg opened its doors in 2020, after a need for such a centre was identified in the area. It is functioning as a satellite campus of Club 21 Pretoria, with regular contact between the two campuses on various levels.
The school is situated on the grounds of the ACVV Speelkasteel Strand, Jurgens Str, Strand, Cape Town.
The languages of instruction currently offered are English and Afrikaans.
Club 21 Helderberg offers:
A structured and fixed routine in which children with Down syndrome can reach their full potential.
Small groups with a maximum of eight learners with qualified teachers and assistants.
An academic curriculum based on concepts of the National Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS), with a Christ centered foundation.
Comprehensive assessments by Speech- and Occupational therapists to determine the independent level of functioning of each learner with Down syndrome.
Weekly Speech- and Occupational individual therapy to ensure and monitor the optimal development of learners. Therapies not included in school fees.
Quarterly educational outings
Programs to enhance music and dance
The development of Christian values.
While Club 21 does not discriminate against any learner wanting to attend Club 21, the school does have objective admission requirements:
- Comprehensive assessments by Speech- and Occupational therapists appointed by the
management of Club 21.
- Interview with parents.
- Interview with teachers and therapists from previous schools or learning centres.
- Placements in conjunction with the therapists and management of Club 21.
- Only learners with Down syndrome.
- The ability to function within a structured social / educational environment.
SCHOOL AND OFFICE HOURS
School hours are from 08:00 to 13:30 Monday to Friday. Aftercare facilities are available from 13:30-17:30.
School terms are in accordance with the Western Cape provincial school terms.
Helderberg School Fees : R3 180 per month per child and is due on or before the 4th of each month for twelve months.
AFTER CARE FEES
Full day aftercare (13:30 - 17:30) : R1 170 p.m.