Welcome to Alpha School
The Alpha School is a school specifically for children with Autism Spectrum Disorder located in Woodstock, Western Cape, South Africa.
It aims to provide support and quality education to learners with ASD in the most effective, functional and affordable manner, in an inclusive environment.
The School’s Vision
To provide support and quality outcomes based education to learners with ASD in the most effective, affordable and functional manner within an inclusive educational system. As a staff we are committed to:
- Carrying out work and duties efficiently and effectively
- Being accountable to each other
- Respecting each others role within the school
- Respecting each other as individuals
- Conducting ourselves in a professional manner at all times
- Promoting the school in the services it provides
- Encouraging and spreading positivity
What Makes Alpha School Special
We have a dedicated, highly qualified team of professionals. Our staff is committed to providing the best possible education for learners that think outside of the box. Our teachers and specialists work together to develop each student’s potential to it’s maximum using a combination of one on one and group teaching.Structured teaching (TEACCH), Applied behavioural analysis (ABA) and Augmentative Communication Methods such as (PECS) and South African Sign Language are used to help our learners on a day to day basis. We provide a safe space where routine, scheduling and life skills are taught to our learners to help our learners fit into everyday society. We look at varied approaches and keep up to date on the latest research with regards to teaching learners with Autism. We provide tailor made individual education programmes that set each of our learners up towards achieving obtainable goals.