Better Beginnings College
BETTER BEGINNINGS COLLEGE IS A BILINGUAL PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL, AND AN ENGLISH LOWER PRIMARY AND UPPER PRIMARY AND COMBINED SCHOOL
Better beginnings college
Better Beginnings College is a happy education environment that caters to learners who do not reach their full potential in a large class setup for various reasons.
Our main focus:
- Meeting the individual needs of every learner, ensuring a solid literacy and numeracy basis in English and Afrikaans – a solid foundation for further studies and for life.
- Guiding each learner through Christian values to glean integrity, to reach his/her full potential, and to become a fully rounded person.
Firm discipline (not strictness) and routine.
Keeping costs down for parents while still providing the best education money can buy.
Providing a service giving parents peace of mind regarding their children’s learning, homework, safety and social interaction.
A unique, systematic syllabus covering the basic CAPS requirements, adding remedial and enrichment components to enable our learners to excel.
why choose us
An English Primary and Combined school (Grade 1 – 9) with an additional grade added each year, ending with Grade 9 in 2025.
(For admission into Grade 8 and Grade 9, preference will be given to learners who have completed Grade 6 and Grade 7 at BBC.)
Most affordable education around.
School hours are from 07:00 to 17:30 every weekday and homework is included in the daily programme.
We are open during school holidays (included in fees) with full day care – December is the only holiday the school closes.
High-quality education is ensured by low teacher-learner ratios and our unique proven syllabus ensures excellent standard of education,
All stationery and books are provided by the school.
The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.’
― William Arthur Ward
Get to know us
What We Offer
Grade RR (4 years) to Grade 9
Intermediate and Senior phase
Classes ideally do not exceed 24 learners each.
Primary and Combined grades:
Home language: English; First Additional language: Afrikaans
(ALL CLASSES ARE TAUGHT IN ENGLISH)
Homework, which is seen as an extension of classwork, is done at school and supervised by qualified teachers from Mondays to Thursdays.
We believe: “If you are persistent, you will get it. If you are consistent, you will keep it.”
Beyond the Books
At Better Beginnings College we present the full component of prescribed physical training education.
Our grounds do not allow for organized sport, however parents can enroll their children with the various private clubs, of which some provide their services on our premises.
Better Beginnings College offers Chess, from Grade 2 onwards, and Computer classes from Grade 6 onwards.
Better Beginnings college
School fees are payable monthly at the beginning of each month. The fees cover the full day program as well as holiday supervision. Different fees apply to the Pre-Primary, Primary, and Combined sections.
A sliding scale of R100 applies for more than one child per family.
Monthly School Fees (2023)
Registration Fee: R1,000.00 per child
Pre-Primary (ages 3-5): R 2,050.00
Grade R (ages 5-6): R2250.00
Primary (Grade 1 – Grade 7): R2,800.00
Monthly School Fees (2024)
Monthly school fees for 2024:
Registration fee: R1,000.00
Pre-Primary (ages 3-5): R 2,150.00
Grade R (ages 5-6): R2,350.00
Primary (Grade 1–7): R2,900.00
Secondary (Grade 8): R3,300.00