International schools in Johannesburg, South Africa: Private primary school & secondary school in Roodepoort for boys & girls, preschool & early childhood education. Co-ed international elementary, middle & high school for expat kids, IGCSE & A-level exam prep.
Alma Mater International School: Located in Krugersdorp East, just a few kilometers north of Roodepoort, Alma Mater International School is a co-educational private school that offers Pre-Primary, Primary and High-School programs from Early Childhood to Grade 12 for domestic and international students.The language of instruction is English; with Afrikaans classes available for Grades 0-3. Our curriculum follows the Cambridge International Education (CIE) model, with standardized Cambridge examinations including the IGCSE, and Cambridge International AS and A Level programs. The school is located in the north of Krugersdorp and only a few kilometres from Roodepoort on the outskirts of Johannesburg.
Co-educational Cambridge International Programs from Early Childhood to Grade 12: We offer a broad range of internationally recognised qualifications, both academic and vocational, which we have designed to develop successful students worldwide.
- Pre-Primary School Program (Kindergarten / Early Childhood levels) - Primary School Program (Grades 1-7) - High School (Grades 8-12) - Cambridge International Curriculum - International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) - Cambridge International AS & A-level courses - Part-time options (Grades 9-12)
Pre-Primary School (Grades 0000-0) Alma Mater Pre-Primary is committed to the provision of quality pre-school education. Our curriculum is aligned with the latest Early Childhood Development policies coupled with the best international educational trends. Each child is nurtured, supported and empowered to find his or her path into the future from the security of a safe and stimulating environment.
Primary School (Grades 1-7) Cambridge Primary offers a flexible curriculum with integrated assessment for 5-11 year-olds. Cambridge Primary sets clear learning objectives in English, Mathematics and Science skills for each year of primary education. It focuses on learners’ development in each year and provides a natural progression throughout the years of primary education, providing international benchmarks for schools.
High School (Grades 8-12)
Grade 8 (Cambridge Secondary 1) Grade 8 (Cambridge Secondary 1), offers a flexible curriculum with integrated assessment. It builds on the foundations of Cambridge Primary but it is not essential to have completed Cambridge Primary before beginning Grade 8 at Alma Mater. Typically for 11-14 year olds, Cambridge Secondary 1 develops learners' skills and understanding in Mathematics, English and Science for the first three years of secondary education.
International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) Cambridge IGCSE is typically for learners aged 14-16 years. It builds on the foundations of Cambridge Secondary 1, and supports schools using learner-centred and enquiry-based approaches to learning. Cambridge IGCSE is a globally recognised qualification and provides excellent progression to the next stage of Cambridge International Education.
Cambridge Advanced (International AS & A-level courses) Cambridge Advanced includes Cambridge International AS and A Level; both focus on equipping learners with skills they need to succeed at university, and as such, are recognised by universities and employers worldwide. Cambridge Advanced, typically for 16-19 year olds, helps learners to develop deep understanding and independent learning and critical thinking skills which universities value highly. It builds on the foundations of IGCSE’s and leads to entry to universities worldwide.
Charter College is a private Cambridge-registered high school in Roodepoort in Johannesburg, Gauteng, offering Grade 8 to AS-Levels. We are also a registered Cambridge International Examination Centre. We follow the Cambridge curriculum. Students undertake their IGCSE / O-levels in Year 10 / 11 and their AS / A-levels in Years 11 and 12.
We provide small classes and high academic standards, as well as a selection of sports and extra-curricular activities. The college offers an international education and selected sports facilities in a peaceful natural environment. Charter College provides students with a progressive and forward thinking education within a disciplined and structured environment. It is our belief that manners and respect go hand in hand with academic and sporting endeavour.
Charter College is registered as an independent school with the Department of Education. Each class has a maximum of 24 pupils. Charter College follows a three-term calendar similar to that proposed by the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa.
Charter College is situated in Honeydew on Johan Road, only 1.7 km from Beyers Naude Drive and with easy access from main commuter routes.
Grayston Preparatory is located at Corner North Road and Gillard Street, Sandown, Sandton, Johannesburg in South Africa. The inclusive curriculum at Grayston Preparatory ensures that your child will receive an education of genuine quality. The development of self-confidence and self-esteem is of crucial importance. Problem solving, critical thinking, decision making and life skills are key components of the academic strategies, preparing your child for the road ahead. We offer a preparatory school program for ages 5 - 13 years and provide a child-focused educational package based on the individual needs of the learner. We also offer English support for non-English speaking families. Grayston Preparatory School proudly goes forward, “Holding the Hand that Holds the Future”.
Located in Honeydew, Roodepoort, near Johannesburg, Charterhouse is an exclusive coeducational independent school in the finest tradition of private education. At Charterhouse, a structured approach to learning is maintained. The British Syllabus forms the foundation for all syllabus and curriculum development for the school. Specific content is adapted where necessary to ensure that the curriculum is relevant to the South African situation. The curriculum is in line with the Core Curriculum as set out by the Gauteng Department for Education. Charterhouse School is a registered member of the Cambridge International Primary Programme.
International Pre-University College, Johannesburg
Courses / Programs
Located in Randburg, just 15km North of downtown Johannesburg, The Pre-University College is a University of Cambridge International Examinations Centre (and boarding school) that offers IGCSE, AS and A Level courses to domestic and international students. We admit students from Grade 8 onwards.
We also provide Cambridge International Certificate for Teachers and Trainers (CICTT) and Cambridge International Diploma for Teachers and Trainers (CIDTT).
We offer a unique educational experience and a packed academic program which provides students with skills, direction and qualifications that allow our students to beat the high university drop-out rate. The focus of the school is to develop learners who have strong academic ability. The College prides itself on excellence while providing an affordable, relevant and rigorous education.
The college is unique as it continues to attract students from many different countries and backgrounds. This has become possible due to the fact that we can provide boarding for students; our homestay program has grown into a unique and up-market facility.
Cambridge International GCSE Courses:
- Cambridge IGCSE is the world’s most popular international curriculum for 14-16 year olds, leading to globally recognised and valued Cambridge IGCSE qualifications. It is part of the Cambridge Secondary 2 stage.
Cambridge International AS and A Levels:
- Cambridge International AS and A Levels are internationally benchmarked qualifications providing excellent preparation for university education.
We are an acclaimed Pre & Primary Private School in Cape Town. Our goal at Synergy Schooling is to create a schooling experience where children, teachers and families feel at home and are welcome partners in an on-going exchange of ideas and dialogue. The school consciously encourages the construction of shared meanings between children, parents and the broader community.
We facilitate environments where culture is not learnt but created. In our South African context, this offers an exciting paradigm for the understanding and growth of an emerging non-racist culture. To achieve that, we place dialogue, communication and relationship skills at the heart of what we do.
Founded in 1973, Rathdown School is a private day and boarding girls' school located on Upper Glenageary Road in Glenageary, just south of Dun Laoghaire in Dublin.
We consist of a Junior School for girls ages 3-12 years and a Senior School for girls ages 12-18 years. A pupil’s name may be entered for the school at any time, although early application is advised.
Rathdown currently has around 600 girls enrolled - 400 in the Senior School and 200 in the Junior School. Class sizes rarely exceed 25, so it is possible to give individual attention and to develop the special abilities and interests of each student. We believe that each student is unique and should be valued for herself.
The school enjoys a superb location and setting, overlooking the sea and with inland views of the Wicklow mountains.
Our academic achievements are outstanding by any measure and the vast majority of our pupils continue to 3rd level education in Ireland and abroad. Rathdown was built on the proud traditions of four original schools: The Hall School, Hillcourt School, Park House School and Glengara Park School.
Parent Testimonial: "She has enjoyed herself immensely and at the same time progressed academically. It has been a great experience. It has been great at all levels."
- Ruth Cosgrove (Second Year Parent) – Ireland / Spain