The Foundation Phase Enrichment Project is aimed at supporting learners who lack basic school readiness skills required for Grade R and Grade 1. Some learners do not attend Grade R and others experience learning and social difficulties. A variety of programmes have been designed by an occupational therapist to meet some of the various educational needs of Foundation Phase learners.
THE PROJECT IS CURRENTLY OFFERED IN FOUR SCHOOLS IN THE OVERSTRAND:
From March 2018 to February 2019 we worked with a total of 159 learners, (63 in Grade R and 96 in Grade1) and 21 teachers
The programme includes gross and fine motor skills, visual and auditory perception, eye tracking, literacy and numeracy and offers:
THE PROGRAMME OFFERS:
FOUNDATION PHASE ENRICHMENT PROJECT
Coordinator: Colleen Roberts
Facilitators: Leonie Wolmarans, Lidia Milne, Noluthando Kulupele Consultant Occupational
Therapist: Tracey Le Roux
This year all the aspects of the project have been documented in a project objective file, a funders manual, including the drafting of a concise description of the project. The team produced a detailed description of the programme, a valuable asset that can be shared
with other similar organisations.
Despite the unrest in our communities, the work continued and most of our learners had learnt to read and master basic numeracy