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Oakley House Alternative Stream provides children and young people with the opportunity to learn skills at their own pace without the demands of the National CAPS curriculum.

Teaching focuses on supporting our students to engage with practical skills that enable them to access social, cultural and leisure activities beyond school.

The Alternative Stream group consists of the following:

In the Preparatory School

Foundation Phase Amended Learning Programme (FP ALP)

  • 7 – 9 years
  • Basic literacy, numeracy, life skills

Intermediate Phase Amended Learning Programme (IP ALP)

  • 10 – 13 years
  • Basic literacy, numeracy, life skills
Terry Constable – Alternative Stream Lead | Preparatory School

Terry Constable

Every student can learn, just not on the same day or in the same way. – George Evans

Terry has over 14 years’ experience in remedial education both in the Foundation and Intermediate Phase. She has a passion for building learners’ academic and personal skills at their own pace and level. Terry believes that you cannot teach a child to learn if they do not believe that they can and ensures that self-confidence and intrinsic motivation is at the essence of the Amended Learning Program curriculum.

In the High School

Senior Amended Learning Programme (ALP Sen)

  • 14 – 16 years
  • Basic literacy, numeracy, integrated studies

Transition Focused Education (TFE)

  • 17 – 18 years
  • Practical work experience with theory from the Adult Education and Training, and Work Readiness curricula

General Education and Training Certificate (GETC)

  • To achieve this Grade 9 equivalent certificate, students must complete the required AET level 4 modules with a minimum of 40% and achieve 120 credits
Gabi Porter – Alternative Stream Lead | High School

Gabi Porter

Gabi has a passion for Educational Support and believes that learners should be given the opportunity to excel in all aspects of the learning environment. She understands barriers faced by learners and aims to provide the support required for success in the classroom, while fostering independence.

Gabi trusts in the benefits of the Alternative Stream Programme, which is best summed up with the following quote:

Our flexibility and willingness to follow a child’s lead will allow remarkable things to happen, if we let them. – Bev Bos