Education is the foundation to one’s future. And if you have children that are getting to the point where they need to start going to school to develop their skills and begin hitting the books, then be sure to take a look at these schools in the suburb of Randburg. This diverse suburbs offers a wide variety of educational institutions, no matter what you’re looking for.
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Hilltop Friends Pre-School & Play School
Hilltop Friends is a Christian school based in Douglasdale / Jukskei Park Border. They’re a fully private and open to children aged between 12 months to Grade R (Grade 0). This school is known for their nurturing environment and for providing a holistic level of stimulation during the critical stage of a child’s development. Every class offers a wide range of top educational equipment, well-prepared and planned learning and spacious fantasy play areas to stimulate the children’s imagination as well as social and emotional development. As for the campus, there are plenty of beautiful trees for natural shade and well looked after grounds complete with a variety of playground equipment, large shaded and covered sand pit, bike track and sensory tables.
Kiddie Palace Pre-School in Bordeaux is a lovely educational facility for infants and children aged between 0 to 6 years. The school charges no registration fee or annual fee. Let your child join their family for full days or half days. They also offer daily rates, holiday care and aftercare. All meals, snacks, stationary, toiletries, sunhats and bedding are supplied by the school. Your little one’s safety is monitored by camera surveillance, which can be accessed live on the internet by parents only, all day from 06:00 to 18:00. They are also equipped with security and medical response should anything happen on the premises. Staff are also first aid trained.
Kidz College Nursery School
This little “home away from home” is just the school if you’re looking for a place that focuses on providing your children with tender loving care and education within a safe and stimulating environment. Kidz College Nursery School in Fontainebleau caters to children aged between 18 months to six years old. Their aim is to develop and nurture children so they venture into life as positive and secure individuals, able to face their future with confidence. Music lessons and Gym Kidz form part of their curriculum and they also offer optional extra-murals including swimming lessons in their heated pool, pottery, computer lessons, ballet, karate and soccer.
Robin Hills Primary School
Through motivation and encouragement, Robin Hills Primary School strives to develop children and assist them in realising their full potential as an individual. Their outlook is based on values such as honesty, integrity and loyalty. The school has been described as being a happy, fun and friendly institute that offers a high standard of academics, extra mural activities and general guidance. They also offer extra mural activities such as cricket, soccer, netball, drama and athletics, ensure that your children not only excel in the classroom, but also on stage or on the sports filed.
Knights Preparatory School
This independent Christian school offers young children a space to embrace each other and grow confidence in their own abilities and God-given talents. Knights Preparatory opened its doors in 1986 under the leadership of Pastor Ed Horak from Rhema Church, when then only consisted of 18 children and one teacher. Today, the school has flourished and has become a vibrant, growing school of almost 400 students. Knights Preparatory values integrity, authenticity, commitment and life long learning.
Blairgowrie Primary School
Blairgowrie Primary is a public/government school that offers children innovative teaching in a caring environment. They stand out as one with a good reputation for academic, sporting and cultural excellence, producing future leaders who will exhibit respect and self motivation. Their educational ethos recognises of the uniqueness and individuality of each child. There’s also a wide range of sporting and cultural extra murals aimed at learners who aim to excel in a particular field or sport as well as for those wishing to participate and have fun.
Rand Park High
Rand Park High’s educational syllabus provides a holistic education to each learner. Students are all encouraged to become involved and are offered plenty of opportunities to participate in activities that suit their needs and interests. Their all-round education focuses on academic, sporting, cultural and service, will help prepare them for their futures as well as the working world. Rand Park High has been ranked as one of the “Top Feeder Schools” to the University of the Witwatersrand for 10 consecutive years.
Concord College Private High School
Concord College on the corner of Malibongwe and Republic Road is a co-educational independent high school that builds on a firmly established reputation of excellence. They provide a unique and vibrant educational experience for all of its students,ranging from grade 8 to matric. They offer a holistic curriculum that includes a wide selection optional subjects, sport and cultural pursuits. As a co-educational, Concord College celebrates the diversity of cultures and respect religious practices and holidays of various faiths.
Northcliff High is a proudly independent state high school, offering your children a space to excel and reach excellence. They focus on offering a balance of academics, sport and cultural activities to ensure your children grow, develop and learning holistically. Other than their academic excellence among their students, they also boast sporting and cultural successes that further grow their students skills, capabilities and confidence. Most importantly, Northcliff High provides a safe, secure, disciplined and caring environment for all.
For those seeking a career in the fields of design, creativity and digital, Vega School is just the place to get your foot in the door. They offer a wide selection of tertiary education courses and specialisations for you to choose from, including copywriting, fashion design, interior design, brand communication and management, digital marketing and design, as well as photography and game design. Interested? You can find their campus on Jan Smuts Avenue in Bordeaux, Randburg.
Greenside Design Centre
The Greenside Design Centre is an internationally acclaimed, specialist design college that aims to nurture creative and innovative thinkers and bring their ideas and inspirations to reality. Our philosophy, different by design, is the basis of which they train graduates in order to conceptualise fresh ideas and inspire new thinking to design tasks. This design college offers students an interesting range of certifications, under grad and post grad degrees in many creative disciplines such as multimedia, interior and graphic design.