Pod Programme

Pod Programme

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

The students attending the POD aim to achieve their 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.

Abbey Community College,
Abbey Road,

051 832 930

Kilkenny and Carlow Education and Training Board
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