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Preparatory school in Johannesburg, South Africa

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Image of Grayston Preparatory School, Johannesburg Grayston Preparatory School:
Grayston Preparatory School is proudly South African and is located at the corner of North Road and Gillard Street, Sandown, Johannesburg. Originally the school was located in Sandown where the Sandton Library is now situated. The increase in enrolment numbers prompted the authorities to move the school to the existing site over thirty years ago in 1977.

Grayston Preparatory School proudly goes forward, “Holding the Hand that Holds the Future”.

Location and Facilities:


Photo of Preparatory school in Johannesburg, South Africa Aftercare facility and Holiday Care Facility.

This convenient and well-managed facility is available to all Grayston children from Grade 000 to Grade 7 from directly after school until 17:30 Monday to Friday during the school term, and from 07:30 to 17:30 during school holidays.

Although the responsibility is on the children to do their homework at this time, homework is supervised by enthusiastic trained staff before and after co-curricular activities. The computer laboratories and media centre are available to all Aftercare children during this time.

Holiday care programmes are planned well in advance. Our learners enjoy outings to parks and zoos. Several art activities such as: making paperweights, papier-mâché’ modelling, pottery etc. are scheduled for the holiday time. The children bake from time to time and love treasure hunts.

A variety of sandwiches, fruits and fruit juices are provided for the children during the afternoon. During the holidays, children enjoy a hot meal for lunch each day, plus morning and afternoon snacks.


Child Support Centre

The Child Support Centre is an Assessment and Therapy Unit which started at Grayston in 1993. We provide a multi disciplinary assessment to any child that may be experiencing academic or emotional difficulties. In addition the Support Centre provides adult counselling for individuals, couples and families. This counselling is provided for individual issues, marital challenges, trauma, parenting techniques or family conflict.

Our team of professionals include the Educational Psychologist, Occupational Therapist, Speech, Language and Hearing Therapist and the Remedial Therapist. Working closely with Grayston staff allows us the opportunity to obtain a holistic view of the child. After the initial assessment process, if the child requires intervention, therapy is provided on the school premises.


Computer Facilities

The headmaster, staff and pupils of Grayston Prep have access to the following computer equipment:


Every Admin staff member has access to a computer in his or her own office.


2 Computers in each of the Grade R class rooms and 1 computer in the Grade 000 and Grade 00 classes.


1 Computer in each class room.


1 Computer in each class room.


1 Computer for each teacher, including After Care, Tuck shop, Music Room, Music Practice Room, Art room and Media Centre.


30 Multimedia equipped computers with Internet access for Computer Aided Subject Teaching.


30 Multimedia equipped computers with Internet access, interactive white board and data projector.


Media Centre

The facilities of our Media Centre are for the pleasure and benefit of the pupils. The Media centre operates on an open policy, permitting pupils almost unlimited access to library materials as needed. Use of the centre is not limited to class visits and is continually encouraged.

The centre contains a large and varied collection of books, periodicals, videos and tapes.

Teachers and pupils have the benefit of having a media centre that is equipped with DSTV. Discovery channel is permanently on display to be enjoyed by all.

The children in Pre Prep exchange books on a weekly base when they have their "story hour".

In the Junior Prep phase, children are allowed to take out and return books as often as they want to.

The Senior Prep pupils use the Media Centre extensively for research and reading purposes.

School / Office Address: Cnr North Road and Gillard Street, Sandown
South Africa
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