07:00 – 17:30, Monday – Friday

Better beginnings college

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BETTER BEGINNINGS COLLEGE IS A BILINGUAL PRE-PRIMARY SCHOOL, AND AN ENGLISH LOWER PRIMARY AND UPPER PRIMARY PRIVATE SCHOOL

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A happy Education environment which caters for learners who do not reach their full potential in a large class setup for various reasons.

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.

Quality

Affordable

Education

why choose us

A bilingual Pre-Primary school (Pre-grade R, 3 years, to Grade R, 6 years)

An English Primary school (Grade 1 – 6) with an additional Grade added each year in order to complete with Grade 7 in 2023.   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,

School fees are only payable for 11 months of the year (January to November) and all stationery and books are provided by the school. 

Quality

Affordable

Education

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

Target Groups

Grade RR (3years) to Grade 7

Teacher-Learner Ratio

1:15 Pre-primary

1:15 Foundation phase

Upper Primary classes don’t exceed 24 learners per class

We Offer

Lunch and afternoon snack
Water and cool drink throughout the day
All stationery
After care
Homework supervision
Holiday care
Play supervision up to 17:30 daily
-all included in the school fees

Teaching Language

Learners of all languages are accepted. Teaching medium is as follows: 

Pre-Primary school: Bilingual

Primary School: English – Second Language: Afrikaans

Homework

Homework, which is seen as an extension of classwork, is done at school and supervised by qualified teachers from Monday 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.

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School Fees

School fees are payable over 11 months of the year (January to November). The fees cover the full day programme as well as holiday supervision. Different fees apply to the Pre-Primary and Primary sections.

Sliding Scale

A sliding scale of R100 applies for more than one child per family.

Monthly School Fees (2022)

Monthly school fees for 2022 payable over 11 months are:

Registration fee:  R800.00 per child

Pre-Primary: R 1,950.00

Primary: R 2,650.00

Monthly School Fees (2023)

Monthly school fees for 2023 payable over 11 months are:

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

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