POD Programme

07-February-18
POD Programme

The POD is a special educational unit linked to Abbey Community College. The Pod has two Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) classes and one Moderate General Learning Disability Class.

The students attending the POD aim to achieve Junior Certificate / Cycle and Leaving Certificate level. Some students aim to achieve Level 2 Learning Programmes (L2Lps) along with sitting some Junior Certificate subjects.

The Level 2 Learning Programmes (L2LPs) and qualification are targeted at a very specific group of students who have general learning disabilities in the higher functioning moderate and low functioning mild categories. The L2LP consists of five Priority Learning Units (PLUs).

  • Communication and Literacy
  • Numeracy
  • Personal Care
  • Living in the Community
  • Preparing for Work

L2LP Curriculum Guidlelines

The POD also offers the following classes

  • Life and Social Skills
  • Yoga
  • Music Therapy
  • Art Therapy
  • Woodwork
  • Gardening

The POD is a purpose built facility with two teaching classrooms, a sensory room, kitchen, social area and games room.

Aug
22 2019
Cara Programme & School Council Training
Aug
23 2019
New Teacher Induction/Orientation
Aug
26 2019
1st Year Day 1 Induction
Aug
26 2019
TY Induction
Aug
27 2019
1st Year Induction (Day 2)
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Contact
Abbey Community College,
Abbey Road,
Ferrybank,
Waterford,
Ireland


051 832 930

Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board
Location
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