Kenya West : Joyland Special School

The Joyland Special School started in 1974 by the Salvation Army as a school for physically challenged children.  Today, there are 235 students being cared for and educated by 22 teachers.

Joyland Primary sing

SCHOOL AIM

  • Develop a sense of social responsibility within the education providing equal opportunity for children with special needs.
  • To help children be integrated in the community
  • Enable children to appreciate themselves as they are and strive to seek opportunity and not sympathy.

SCHOOL MISSION

  • To providing a challenging educational experience,
  • To guide pupils spiritual
  • To ensure that children are access to basic education
  • To give future hope to the children
  • To make physically challenged pupils to be self- reliant.

OTHER MISSIONS TAKEN IN THE SCHOOL

  • Joyland exist for the children who cannot follow a normal curriculum.
  • The school also offers love, care, and education to children with cerebral palsy and other disabilities.
  • Program has been designed to suit the individual needs of all children with great emphasis in gaining skills on activities of daily living.
  • Due to inadequate space, the school is not able to admit as many children with more severe disabilities.
  • The goal is to prepare children to join vocational classes in the future or join main stream education depending on performance.

SCHOOL MOTTO

Education relieves disability