Category Nuwe Hoop Skool

New Hope School

What started out as a school for 33 learners, 14 staff members and 2 housemothers in the old St. Peters Hostel in Murray Street, Brooklyn, New Hope School moved into a new school building of R 1,8 million in 1979. The school was built on a farm of which the homestead was called “New Hop

Today New Hope School has 410 learners receiving education ranging from preschool to matric, also vocational and life skills. These are learners from diverse cultural backgrounds, each with a disability such as cerebral palsy, physical disability, traumatic head injury or specific learning disability.

The learners can make use of the school’s transport system in residential areas in and around Pretoria and Centurion. The school also has hostel facilities for learners not residing in Pretoria. After Care Facilities are offered to learners whose parents are able to fetch them only after work.

Educators, psychologists, counselors, physio -, occupational- and speech therapists, class room facilitators and general assistants all from part of the team to help each learner to overcome their specific learning barriers. The school also has a full time nursing sister and social worker.

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