hearing impaired schools

Carel du Toit Centre

The aim of the Carel du Toit Centre’s pre-school programme is to help the hearing impaired child to acquire language in a natural, developmentally appropriate and fun way, to enable them to progress to the foundation phase. The school progresses from Grade R classes through to Grade 3 following the CAPS curriculum, prescribed by the Western Cape Government.

Seven Steps Academy 

Seven Steps Academy for the Deaf is a special school situated in Zonnebloem, Cape Town, and caters for learners with hearing loss from Pre-Grade R to Grade 12. We provide tuition in the auditory-oral method of communication instead of the manual method of communication.

Jan Kriel School

Jan Kriel School focuses on the teaching & training of learners with special educational needs offering tuition to learners from the foundation phase to Gr 12. The curriculum is offered according to the NRCS, the same as that of mainstream schools.

Dominican School for Deaf

The Dominican School for Deaf Children, Wittebome, teaches that all children are a miracle, and children born deaf who learn to speak are evidence of Christ’s work. The school aims to help them discover the treasure locked within each of them. “We may not reach the gold at the end of the rainbow, but its beauty will be with us as we travel the road together.” Dominican school caters for Deaf learners from 3 to 18 years with a sign-language and in English communication approach following the CAPS curriculum and a strong skills training classes.

Mary Kihn School

The Mary Kihn School is a school for Deaf and hearing-impaired learners. We offer schooling from grade 0 up until 18-year-old skills, using either Spoken English for oral learners or South African Sign Language for the Deaf. We offer a Differential CAPS Curriculum, as well as a Skills Curriculum.