Our brand new Kimi Ora Satellite opens at the beginning of Term 3, 2021. This satellite has been long awaited and has two classes of students aged 7-12 years.
They follow the daily timetable of the host school and the students wear the host school uniform. They have their own custom-built playground. There will be opportunities for the classes to integrate with some of the host school activities.
The two classes at Kimi Ora have programmes that reflect the needs of the students with intensive specialist input with individual or whole class physiotherapy, speech and language therapy, occupational therapy, and music therapy. Our programmes can include visits out into the community to learn valuable life skills.
Both classes promote confidence building and independence through activities such as dressing for swimming, climbing on the playground structures and bike riding on the school cycle track.
Throughout the day the students' programmes combine their individual IEP goals with the Curriculum and Key Competency requirements. The key focus - language development and communication, is woven into all the class activities. The interactive whiteboards and iPads are used to support the students in all areas of the curriculum.