Co-educational, private schooling that offers each child quality, individual attention with small classes in a peaceful and nurturing environment.

1. Educational principles

  • Small classes where each child has quality time with their teacher, receiving a focused, stimulating and exciting education
  • A broader education designed to not only expose the children to life skills, but to engender independence and lateral thinking.
  • Instill and ingrain an appreciative awareness of our sensitive ecology.
  • To develop life skills through practical hands-on and “real-life” experiences.
  • Our children will understand and respect the necessity to maintain harmony between ourselves, our environment, its natural resources and our fellow beings.
  • English medium
  • Playgroup
  • Aftercare
  • Small classes
  • Secure rural setting

2. Mission

Our mission includes: a balanced way of teaching in which academic, artistic and physical education subjects are taught in a manner that encourages integration between social and emotional development. we strive to develop an excellent relationship between pupils, teachers, parents and the community. we encourage freedom of discussion and a healthy respect for opposing points of view. we consider politeness, courtesy, honesty, respect, self-confidence and integrity to be core values, incorporated in every school activity. preparing children socially and emotionally for their future with a broader understanding and respect for society and its diversity, thus enabling them to enter adulthood with confidence and vision.

About the College

Wellington Preparatory School extended to high school from January 2018 with the opening of a Grade 8 class. We have grown one grade per year and now offer up to Grade 12.

Wellington Prep and College prides itself on:
√ Small classes in a nurturing environment
√ Integrated use of technology in education
√ Affordable independent school fees

CLASS SIZES
The number of learners per class will be restricted to 25 per grade.

CURRICULUM
As with many Independent Schools in South Africa, we will follow the IEB (Independent Examination Board)
curriculum.

TECHNOLOGY
We will be embracing modern technology in our College by making use of iPads or Chromebooks on a one on one basis. Each College pupil will have a device for their exclusive use during the school day. This will give our learners a massive advantage in their high school career and beyond. A monthly rental fee of R250 will be charged to parents for the device (as explained under ‘school fees’). Devices will stay at school and may not be taken home, we will also make use of textbooks and workbooks which will go home in the afternoons for completion of homework.

SCHOOL HOURS
School hours will be Mondays  to Thursdays from 08h00 to 14h00 and Fridays from 08h00 to 13h00.

SCHOOL SPORT
For summer sport we will be offering basketball, swimming and athletics.
For winter sport, cross country, netball and soccer will be on offer.
Chess will be offered throughout the year.

UNIFORM
College learners will only wear uniform for outings and sport
matches.