If you have no clue where to start when it comes to getting your little one ready for another year of learning, then take a look at our Back To School Guide below. We have everything you'll need from information on the best schools in the province – government and private, from preschool all the way to college – and the best stationery deals to where to find their school uniforms, lunchbox ideas and much more.
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Schools In Johannesburg
From the building blocks of preschool to the career defining tertiary institutes, Joburg has plenty of schools for you to choose from to ensure the best education possible for your kids, and even yourself. So, if you're in the process of enrolling your child into school for the first time, are looking to change your choice of school, or simply want to see how you can further your education, be sure to take a look at our school listings here.
Are your little ones born to be famous? Then why not get a head start on their performance skills by enrolling them into one of these top-notch drama schools in the city? You'll be able to find them at all corners of city, offering a creative extra mural activity that they'll love.
For both safety and sporting athletic reasons, taking your children for swimming lessons is highly beneficial! From baby swimming classes to training for the school swim team, take a look at this list of swimming schools throughout the city. There's a wide range of classes for you to choose from, no matter you reason for enrolling your little ones.
Stationery & Supplies
While you're stocking up on all of your stationery, why not grab a new other school bag essentials to add to your backpack? Here are a few suggestions of what you should have handy in your bag while you're at school, attending your varsity classes, or working from the office.
To ensure you get more bang for your buck and stick to your stationery budget, be sure not to miss out on these Back To School Deals 2021 at many of our favourite stationery shops and stockists throughout the city. From calculators and mathematics sets to colouring pencils, erasers, pens, painter, files, examination pads, books, book covers and much more, you're sure to fins everything you need right here.
There are plenty of stores for you to visit and browse through when you need to shop all things stationery! From the usual items to something personalised and even a little bit quirky, you're sure to find everything you need on your school/varsity/office list at these well-known stores. And best of all, you can also do your shopping online and have it all delivered right to your door!
Uniforms, Grooming & Routine
Whether your kids are starting their school careers or are simply just growing out of their current uniforms too quickly, we know just the places to get your hands on all the clothing they could possibly need. From suppliers and stores to blazers, shoes, white shirts, jerseys, windbreakers and much more, you're sure to find it at one of these stores.
Does your child need a fresh haircut before they head back to school? Not to worry, there are plenty of kid-friendly salons throughout the city that'll make their haircut experience not only fun, but tear-free too. Specialising in all hair types, styles and ages, here's our list of kid-friendly salons to get your little ones tidies up and looking dapper before the term begins.
Let's face it, after the school holidays, your kids routine has gone out the window! But not to fret, getting them back into their usual routine to ensure they're bright eyed and bushy tailed for school is a lot easier than you think. We have a few tips to help you get the kids back into their daily week day regime, patience and consistency are the key! Good luck!
Extra Curricular Fun
To balance education and entertainment, fun extra curricular activities is a must! Other than the various sports activities and drama clubs available, there are other activities you can consider if your children are looking for something unique and different. Take a look at our list of other fun and exciting extra curricular activities you and your kids can consider.
Struggling to juggle your time and resources and need some additional assistance in fetching, caring and helping your kids with their homework? If you answered yes, then why not contact one of these au pair services to find and hire the perfect fit for you and your family.