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Independent Living


At Red Kite Independent Living Skills Curriculum is taught as part of the Preparation for Adulthood timetable. Independence Skills have been split into the Home, Independence in the Community and Personal Care and these all encourage  the development of pupils thinking and problem solving skills including:


Independence in the Home

This aims to offer a wide variety of personal development and vocational taster units. It is designed to be flexible, allowing for individuality when selecting units to suit the needs of the student. It may include the following areas of study:


  • Daily living skill activities
  • Meal preparation and feeding
  • Mobility and transfer
  • Toileting
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Home safety
  • Health and medication management