Transition Programmes

Our aim is for students to successfully move into vocational, leisure and preferred living environments. Senior students preparing for adult life are supported by transition programmes. These include:

Work Experience: A job coach supports students in a range of placements in the local community.

Hard Technology: Developing confidence and competence with design, workshop tools and incorporating students interests.

Food Technology: An essential life skill, which includes learning about safety and  healthy eating.

Horticulture: Students plan, plant and maintain a kitchen garden with produce used in the teaching kitchens.

SPEC (South Pacific Educational Courses): Accredited programmes on NZQA framework for students to gain recognised qualifications.

Sports: Special Olympics,swimming at the Aquatic centre, Hatea walking loop, Kensington Park and Kensington Stadium.

Post School Connections: Regular contact with Lynkz, IDEA services, Geneva/ Elevator for our past students to keep in contact with the school. These are all within walking distance from school.

Advice and Guidance: For students and families navigating a future beyond school. Planning for school leavers in their last years at school to ensure a smooth transition to adult life. A multi agency approach using a MInistry of Social Development funded co-ordinator, the school and family to create a positive and meaningful plan for life after school.