Psychology

The school employs the services of two psychologists.

The task of the psychologists includes the following:

  • Dealing with applications to and placements at Paarl School

  • Coordinating the multi-disciplinary team which evaluates learners in order to determine the required intervention and whether placement is appropriate or not

  • Providing emotional and psycho-social support for learners

  • Psychometric testing

  • Parental guidance

  • Conducting annual follow-up meetings of learners’ progress through the medium of team discussions and parent interviews

  • Telephonic queries are fielded and visitors are escorted through the school

  • Forms part of the team who represents Paarl School as Resource Centre by providing advice and guidance to schools, parents, therapists and teachers.