Bedfordview is one of the top schools districts in Johannesburg. From pre-primary schooling through to tertiary education, the area offers a wide range of options.
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Bedfordview Pre-Primary School
Bedfordivew Pre-Primary School is an independent pre-school and pre-primary centre in Bedfordview. The school prides itself on providing a warm, safe, caring and informal environment. Encouraging a gradual adjustment from the home to school, Bedfordview Pre-Primary understands that every child learns and grows at their own pace. Independent learning and confidence skills are therefore fostered at BPPS, helping prepare Grade R learners for the leap into ‘big school’.
Kings Castle Pre-Primary
There is so much to learn before entering primary school, which is why it is vital to enroll your little one in a well reputed pre-school or pre-primary learning centre. Kings Castle Pre-Primary is one of Bedfordview’s most trusted pre-primary schools. Their classes cater to children aged three months to six years of age and cover a range of topics, including reading, writing and music.
Bedfordview Primary School
The oldest school in Bedfordview, BPS was established in 1919. This was the first public school to be built after Bedfordview was declared as a suburb. Originally located at the spot where the Bedfordview Police Station now sits, BPS boasts a rich history and culture of achievement. The school offers classes from pre-primary age to grade 7 and schools approximately 900 learners.
Bedfordview Christian College
BCC is the and junior prepatory school of Reddam House. In their quest to discover each child’s talents and passions, the school offers a range of subjects including Singapore Mathematics, Languages, Arts and Culture, Physical Education, Computer Literacy and Life Skills. Students are also encouraged to get involved in a large variety of extra-mural activities as part of the school’s holistic education principles.
Crawford International Bedfordview
Crawford International Preparatory School offers classes from pre-primary age to grade 7. One of the only schools in the area to offer the International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme, Crawford offers high quality international education to its small body of students. The school grounds are well-equipped with tennis and netball courts, sports fields and a swimming pool. There is also an aftercare facility on the premises providing supervised homework sessions, nutritious meals and play activities.
Bedfordview High School
Bedfordview High School is the only public high school located in Bedfordview. The school offers both academic and technical subjects, catering to over 800 students. Learners are encouraged to participate in a range of cultural and sporting activities, including netball and traditional dance.
Reddam House is a private co-educational senior primary and high school, offering a diverse and inclusive education to its students. The expansive grounds and modern classrooms reflect the school’s ethos of valuing each child for their skills and talents. The arts and sports feature strongly in the school’s education programme. The school offers a diverse range of subjects including specialist subjects such as Drama, Art, Music, Computer Literacy, French, Portuguese, Italian, Ecology, Dance, Sports Science and Sound Engineering.
St Benedict’s College
St Benedict’s College for boys is one of the most prestigious Catholic private schools in Bedfordview. The school is run on holistic Christian principles and prides itself on providing a solid religious grounding for its students. St Benedict’s College is well known for its academic and sporting achievements in tennis, rugby, hockey and swimming among others. The school offers boarding on the grounds for boys in grades 7 – 12.
St Andrew’s School For Girls
St Andrew’s School for Girls is a top independent Christian girls-only private day and boarding school situated in Bedfordview. The school also offers co-educational preschool learning, with a total student body of about 1100. Founded in 1902, St Andrew’s is one of the oldest private schools in the suburb. However, modern technology is well integrated into the classrooms at St Andrew’s and is seen as a means to enhance the student’s learning and interaction with their education.
SAHETI School was established in 1974 by a group of founders under the leadership of Advocate George Bizos. It is is an English-medium, co-educational independent school dedicated to the pursuit of excellence, whilst promoting the ethos and values of Hellenism. The school’s motto – Know Thyself – echoes through in all its student’s academic and sporting pursuits. By fostering self awareness, the school aims to raise unique and innovative citizens. SAHETI School offers classes from pre-primary age to matric.
Leeuwenhof Academie is a duel-medium pre-primary, primary and high school located in Bedfordview. Established in 1996, Leeuwenhof was the first Afrikaans private school on the East Rand. This history is reflected in many of the school’s sporting and cultural activities, which include many family fun days and inter school sporting events.
Boston City Campus
Boston City Campus offers degrees, diplomas and higher certificates in a number of disciplines. Business majors, accountants, IT wizards and lawyers count themselves as alumni of this institution. Boston City Campus Bedfordview is conveniently located opposite the Virgin Active Club and Bedfordview Country Club, offering students ample opportunity to fit in daily exercise and downtime. The campus is also situated just a stone’s throw away from Bedfordview’s entertainment centre, making it a top choice for students who enjoy socialising.
Pearson Institute for Higher Education
Just across from St Benedict’s College sits the Pearson Institute of Higher Education. This private educational facility offers courses in graphic design, the humanities, accounting, IT and business management. The campus offers a range of student activities as well, including various SRC events and clubs. Pearson offers a hands-on learning experience as classes are kept small. Many students from Bedfordview’s elite private high schools enroll here as the university is close to home and nearby to a top restaurants and malls.