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What makes Unity College the Special Needs School of choice

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    Our school is going on 29 years of Special Education Excellence!

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What makes Unity College the Special Needs School of choice

Who we are...


To realise the full potential of children and young adults with special educational needs through the provision of high quality education in order to equip each learner with the skills to become a productive, independent member of society.


To build Unity College into a world-class facility, to create an aesthetically pleasing environment and build workshops and classrooms which promote the best educational opportunities for our learners.


• Perseverance
• Integrity
• Tolerance
• Honesty
• Loyalty
• Respect

What we do…

Catering for Every Developmental Phase
From age 3 to 20+ years.

Small Classes
Ensures personal attention to each and every learner.

Extra Mural Offering
We offer a selection of sporting and cultural activities in order to promote the all-round development of each learner (Affiliated to Special Olympics South Africa).

Protective/Nurturing and Caring Environment
Enhanced teaching/learning.
Ensures emotional well-being.
Promotes positive outcomes.
Established anti-bullying policy.

We offer an expanding bus service, currently running from Midrand, Honeydew, Fourways Gardens and Parktown area.

We issue tax certificates for disability deductions.

Supervised homework; Lunch; Stimulating environment.

Highly Qualified Teachers
All teaching and therapy staff are highly qualified and registered with the required governing bodies. All staff and support staff have police clearance.

Skills Based Stream
Various teaching methods are utilised, including Teacch Tasks, in order to promote independence, school readiness and vocational training.
Cookery for independent living.
Computer training with Knowledge.
Work Experience Programme.
Functional Literacy.
Functional Maths.

Vocational Training Stream 
Computer training with Knowledge Network Accreditation.
Accredited Life and Workskills qualification for modules completed.
Work Experience Programme.
Vocational subjects: Consumer Studies, Ancillary Health Office Administration.

Individual Development Plans
A holistic educational and therapeutic developmental plan tailored, with parental input, specifically for your child’s needs.

Integrated Therapy
Speech Therapy.
Occupational Therapy.
Play Therapy and Counselling.
Psychological Assessments.
Personal and Social Skills.
Individual therapy as well as group sessions.

Contact us...

Tel: 010 109 0790 | Cell: 081 879 5646
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
59 Runnymead Ave, Chartwell North Estates
NPC 051-231 | PBO 930 006 535

We are proudly IQAA, ISASA and UMALUSI accredited and affiliated to Special Olympics South Africa

Unity College

Unity College is an independent special needs school which promotes the potential of learners through the provision of high quality education in order to equip each learner with skills to become productive, integrated members of society.



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