Find private & alternative schools, tutors, homeschool help in Johannesburg


Find the ideal school for your child, tutors that can help or educational shows. Select the area and kind of school above, then browse below.

Cornerstone School

Johannesburg

Foundation phase school for children with mild developmental delays or difficulties
From 4 - 9 yrs old

St Vincent School of the Deaf

Johannesburg

St Vincent has a proud history of educating deaf children for the past 75 years. We adopt a chi...
From 2 - 18 yrs old

My Cyberwall (www.mycyberwall.co.za)

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

An online e-learning solution for Grades 4-7 aligned to the Curriculum. Use by schools througho...
From 9 - 12 yrs old

We Tutor You (Pty) Ltd

Johannesburg

Get tutoring & homeschooling support for all school subjects & if you want to register your chi...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Croydon House School

Johannesburg

Private school with a Christian ethos, using the CAPS curriclum, offering from Grade 000 to gra...
From 2 - 14 yrs old

Pine Forest Pre-Primary School

Johannesburg

Preschool with large open spaces, Pine trees, fresh air and unique classrooms. A beautiful, ful...
From 18 mnths - 5 yrs old

Synaptic College

Johannesburg

Mainstream alternative education facility specialising in array of subjects in a home school e...
From 14 - 18 yrs old

Authentic Education

Johannesburg

Pre-school Reading lessons, English extra Lessons, Afrikaans extra lessons, primary & high scho...
From 5 - 18 yrs old

Wingu Academy

Pretoria / Tshwane; Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Top rated online school offering accredited British International & CAPS from Grade 10 Curricul...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Unity College

Johannesburg

A school for special needs children which offers therapy, extra mural activities & an integrate...

Baby Bears

Johannesburg

Preschool affiliated with King Edward VII Preparatory School. Opening its doors in Jan 2022
From 3 - 5 yrs old

Afrikaans Success

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Excellent online Afrikaans tutition program for students struggling with Afrikaans as a First A...
From 6 - 15 yrs old

Chrysalis Academy

Johannesburg

Remedial Teaching, Indigo Learning Centre for Neuroscience, Dyslexia,Auditory Processing Proble...
From 4 yrs - All ages

Puppetales

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand

Puppet shows -fun, educational, schools, parties, libraries,
From 2 - 8 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Saxonwold

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Saxonwold. Every child's dream home away fr...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Lotus Preschool and Aftercare

Johannesburg

A well-established Montessori school with ten years in operation. Highly skilled and experience...
From 6 mnths - 6 yrs old

Tutor Doctor Sandton

Johannesburg

Award winning personalised one-on-one tutoring service customised to a students specific needs ...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Sandra's House Educare

Johannesburg

Education center offers home schooling and unschooling for gr. R – 12 in all subjects. Sandra h...
From 5 - 18 yrs old

Master Maths & Science Parktown

Johannesburg

Qualified maths tutors and science tutors offer individual maths tutoring for Gr 4-12 plus scie...
From 9 yrs - All ages

EDU360 Integrated Education

Johannesburg

Alternative high school option, and a vocational qualification to students with barriers to lea...
From 14 - 18 yrs old

Easy as Pi Learning

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Performance coaching and tuition in various subjects, primarily Math’s and Physics, in IEB, DBE...
From 11 - 18 yrs old

Tutor the Future

Johannesburg

Home schooling tutor centre for Grades 4 - 7. Small classes. Individual attention.
From 9 - 14 yrs old

Glenoaks School

Johannesburg

Glenoaks is an independent remedial and special needs school in Johannesburg
From 5 - 18 yrs old

British International Distance College

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

International education via distance learning for grade 7-12. Cambridge based curriculum. A car...
From 12 - 18 yrs old

Elite Ballet

Johannesburg

Ballet, Dance and Performing Arts inspired school for ages 3-18 years old, including Adult Ball...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Emmarentia Primary School

Johannesburg

Primary school in Emmarentia, Johannesburg offering Grade R to Grade 7
From 6 - 13 yrs old

Spellbound Puppets

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Vaal Triangle / Sedibeng; Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West ...

Book now! Great interactive shows for birthday parties, schools; holiday programmes; or organiz...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Global Village College (Pty) Ltd

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Online school that prepares students for Cambridge International qualifications and develops th...
From 10 - 18 yrs old

Garden Road Montessori

Johannesburg

We are a Montessori based nursery school specifically designed to cultivate a love for learning...
From 2 - 6 yrs old

Studio of Learning

Johannesburg

Blairgowrie Randburg - An independent learning centre for learners who struggle in a mainstream...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Opti - Baby Gauteng

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Pretoria / Tshwane

A life-changing experience in Day-Care! Established Daycare Facilities for babies & toddlers.
From 6 wks - 5 yrs old

Education Incorporated

Johannesburg

Private school providing attentive and personalised teaching with classes between 10-12 childre...
From 8 - 18 yrs old

Riverstone Village

Johannesburg

Self-Directed Education, SDE, Unschooling, alternative, community, nature, play, creative, lear...
From 4 - 18 yrs old

Leos Puppets and Edutainment

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand

Fun and entertaining marionette and ventriloquist puppet shows and online shows for kids partie...
From 2 - 8 yrs old

Master Maths & Science Glenanda

Johannesburg

Qualified maths tutors and science tutors offer individual maths tutoring for Gr 4-12 plus sci...
From 9 yrs - All ages

Greenside Primary School

Johannesburg

Our primary school offers a nursery school with Grade R and Grade RR and grade 1 to 7. We have ...
From 4 - 14 yrs old

Achieve with Clare

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg

Private tuition, online tuition, homework supervision and/or childcare services.
From 3 - 15 yrs old

Edu Core Solutions

Johannesburg

Tutors in all academic subjects both online and in -person from Grade 2-Grade 12
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Koa Academy

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

An online school which makes learning at home easy and fun. Our full online school option is CA...
From 8 - 18 yrs old

Little Stars Playschool

Johannesburg

Outstanding educational program including speech & vocabulary development, social interaction, ...
From 18 mnths - 6 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Petervale

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Petervale. Every child's dream home away fr...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Master Class Tuition

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

After school tuition, Home school tuition, Online and in-class tuition options, All subjects, I...
From 5 yrs - All ages

Sugar & Spice Daycare-Sundowner

Johannesburg

Daycare and creche in Sundowner - Providing a fun & safe place for little ones age 3 months – 4...
From 3 mnths - 5 yrs old

Learning Through Playdates Virtual Program

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Play-based and Community-based e-Childcare learning & Virtual and In-person Playgroups. Aftersc...
From 3 - 5 yrs old

Developing Mindz

Johannesburg

Offering tuition services, aftercare, homework supervision and assistance as well as a holiday ...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Crawford International Lonehill

Johannesburg

Private school. Crawford International Lonehill offers each student a personalised, mentored, l...
From 4 - 18 yrs old

The Little Ashford Preschool

Johannesburg; West Rand; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni

Little Ashford nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care is every child's dream home awa...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

The Farm Corner

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Pretoria / Tshwane; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Farm animals for hire and petting zoo for visiting schools, nursery schools, kids parties, incl...
From 1 - 12 yrs old

Global House of Music PTY Ltd

Johannesburg

Music lessons for All ages. We teach beginners and experienced students. Our qualified teachers...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Barnswallows Swift Academy

Johannesburg

Therapeutic academy for children with special needs. We make use of a variety of therapies, inc...
From 3 - 10 yrs old

Mrs Swart Music Studio

Johannesburg

Piano lessons, theory, harmony and aural training for all levels from beginners to Grade 8- Eng...
From 7 yrs - All ages

Animal Shows 4 Kids

Johannesburg

Mobile, interactive and educational animal shows for children. Shows include a variety of repti...
From 2 - 14 yrs old

Redhill School

Johannesburg

Private school from kindergarten to preparatory and high school.
From 3 - 18 yrs old

Crawford International Sandton

Johannesburg

Private school. Crawford International Sandton offers each student a personalised, mentored, le...
From 4 - 18 yrs old

Orban School

Johannesburg

Orban is a private school with both Afrikaans and English teaching streams. The school is nestl...
From 4 mnths - 13 yrs old

Elandspark Private Academy

Johannesburg

Private Primary and pre-primary school - We build strong foundations in education specifically ...
From 2 - 13 yrs old

Teddy Bears Montessori

Johannesburg

Nursery school with personalised curriculum, English, Zulu, Afrik, secure,Halaal meals, transpo...
From 6 mnths - 6 yrs old

CambriLearn Online Education

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Online homeschooling platform that gives children access to professionally trained teachers and...
From 5 - 18 yrs old

ClevaMe Academy

Johannesburg

Baby day care centre, nursery school with holiday programmes
From 3 mnths - 5 yrs old

Westcliff Nursery School

Johannesburg

Home away from home nursery school in Westcliff, we are an Early Learning Centre & PrePrimary S...
From 6 mnths - 5 yrs old

Moore House Academy

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Online and onsite education for all learners in Grade 8 to Grade 12. Your child can obtain thei...
From 12 yrs - All ages

Bugsy Malone Pre-Primary

Johannesburg

Pre-primary school, nursery school, creche and aftercare centre.
From 1 - 6 yrs old

ADK-Drama & Film Fourways

Johannesburg

Fun and interactive acting classes, movement and speech training, improved confidence, communic...
From 5 yrs - All ages

Little Ashford Campus

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Bryanston. Every child's dream home away fr...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Vuleka School

West Rand; Johannesburg

Anglican Diocesan School offering excellent and affordable education.
From 4 - 18 yrs old

readingSKYrocket

Pretoria / Tshwane; Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

High quality, comprehensive reading (Afrikaans/English) and math improvement / intervention ses...
From 4 - 18 yrs old

Crawford International Fourways

Johannesburg

Private school. Crawford International Fourways offers each student a personalised, mentored, l...
From 3 - 13 yrs old

Crawford International

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand;

Private school. Crawford International offers each student a personalised, mentored, learning j...
From 3 - 18 yrs old

Megamind

Johannesburg

Mainstream alternative education facility specialising in array of subjects for Gr 8 to 12 lear...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Houghton Estate Preschool

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, learning centre, homework & tutoring, swim school, party venue
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Magic Blox 4 Life

Johannesburg

Emotional Intelligence (EQ) wellness centre, workshops and tools building resilience, positivel...
From 4 yrs - All ages

Little Ashford Preschool Rosebank

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Rosebank. Every child's dream home away fro...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Norwood

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Norwood. Every child's dream home away from...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Switch eDu Online

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

A forward thinking online school for Grade1-6 in South Africa that provides a tailored curricul...
From 6 - 12 yrs old

Sacred Heart College

Johannesburg

We are an Innovative, multi-cultural, modern private kindergarten, primary & high school, from ...
From 3 mnths - 18 yrs old

The Collective Genius Centre

Johannesburg

Cambridge curriculum aligned, individualised Education Solution for Secondary School Learners
From 13 yrs - All ages

Edudome

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Virtual Reality(VR) Multimedia educational experiences for kids and adults, school tours and ot...
From 6 yrs - All ages

Calibre Education

Johannesburg

Full-time education tutoring centre, Alternative schooling, tutoring, homeschool with online su...
From 9 - 18 yrs old

Excel Study Centre

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Cottage school, micro school study centre, GED, Cambridge British International homeschool, hig...
From 10 - 18 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Linden

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Linden. Every child's dream home away from ...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Wild and Earthly

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Farm Animals and Creepy Critters. Learn about them all. Birthday Parties and School programs
All ages

Shumbashaba Community Trust

Johannesburg

Horses healing people - Children with disabilities; Youth at Risk; Life skills for Teens; Leade...
From 2 yrs - All ages

Crawford International Bryanston

Johannesburg

Private school. Crawford International Bryanston offers each student a personalised, mentored, ...
From 2 - 6 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Sandton

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Sandton. Every child's dream home away from...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Concore Academics

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Tutoring services for all subjects and university Modules online and In-person
All ages

Little Ashford Preschool Bryanston

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Bryanston. Happy children are active childr...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

Kumon Education SA

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand

Maths and English learning programmes in all areas of Gauteng
From 3 yrs - All ages

Ihsan School

Johannesburg

Providing a structured environment that supports and enhances each learners potential. The pro...
All ages

Lets do it 2gether 4 Education

Johannesburg

Free Math tuition to learners in grades 8; 9; 10; 11 and 12. Areas that we operate in Lenasia a...
From 13 - 18 yrs old

Eclah Pre-School

Johannesburg

Our nursery schools in Johannesburg offer fun interactive lessons with qualitifed teachers plus...
From 1 - 6 yrs old

Alliance Francaise of Johannesburg

Johannesburg

Non-profit organisation promoting the French language and culture around the world. We have sev...
From 3 yrs - All ages

OPTI-Cards Brain Skills Development

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Programs for kids that help to strengthen and develop core cognitive skills (brain skills) that...
All ages

British International Colleges

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane

International high school education. Cambridge based curriculum. A careful balance between trad...
From 13 - 18 yrs old

EduCroft

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Online curriculum provider and homeschool support centre. We offer CAPS curriculum to homeschoo...
From 7 yrs - All ages

Jungle Tots Playgroup

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand; Johannesburg

This is a playgroup that gives toddlers the opportunity to develop while having fun. The areas ...
From 2 - 4 yrs old

Kip McGrath Parkview

Johannesburg

Tuition centre for Math and English, including Afrikaans, Science and Business Economics
From 3 - 18 yrs old

Forest Town School

Johannesburg

School for children with celebral palsy, disabilities, learning difficulties, ADD and epilepsy....
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Living Montessori Pre-School

Johannesburg

Nursery school providing montessori education, extra murals & half-day or full-day programs for...
From 18 mnths - 6 yrs old

Precious Poppets Preschool

Johannesburg

Kindergarten located on a magnificent country estate in Fourways.
From Birth - 6 yrs old

Hannaford Learning Centre

Johannesburg

We are a home school centre, alternative learning centre, after care implementing BrainGym and...
From 6 - 13 yrs old

Tutors @ Your Service

Johannesburg

Private tuition, tutors, homework assistance, revision for exams, extra lessons in all school s...
From 5 yrs - All ages

Impact Kids

Johannesburg

Creche, preschool and community care center servicing those in the Kya Sands area
From 2 - 7 yrs old

Party Animals SA

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand

Interactive Educational Animal Shows with Caiman Crocodile, Snakes, Tarantulas, Chinchilla, Hai...
All ages

Art Studio 32 Flavours

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni

Art lessons for kids, teens and adults. Explore creativity through drawing,painting and sculptu...
From 5 yrs - All ages

Kumon Hurlingham Study Centre

Johannesburg

Maths and English learning programme. Kumon empowers all students to learn for themselves, thro...
All ages

Crazy Colin-Jozi's funniest magician!

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand

Childrens party magician, Kids entertainer, juggler,magician, johannesburg kids magcian, stress...
From 4 yrs - All ages

Kumon Education East Rand

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg

Maths and English learning programmes in the East Rand and all areas of Gauteng
From 3 yrs - All ages

Syllabis Learning

Johannesburg

Recognised Schooling Solutions for Grade R - 12. Register today, and start your transition to l...
From 4 - 18 yrs old

Little Wonderland

Johannesburg

Kids Party Venue And Nursery School In Midrand
All ages

Cyber School

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Pretoria / Tshwane; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

A comprehensive teaching service that offers academic guidance and assistance, yet it is manage...
All ages

Jackies Playschool/nursery school

Johannesburg

Nursery school with small groups, individual attention, soccer, sharp shooters, holiday care
From 18 mnths - 6 yrs old

Little Lamps Pre-school

Johannesburg

Our kindergarten is a home away from home for 1-6yr olds. We offer small-sized classes run wit...
From 4 mnths - 5 yrs old

EduStreams Vocational High School

Johannesburg

EduStreams is Independent vocational education for high school students. The high school will ...
From 12 - 18 yrs old

Tatjana's Music Studio

Johannesburg

Music lessons including singing, piano, guitar, violin, flute, saxophone and clarinet lessons! ...
From 5 - 18 yrs old

Bold Minds Tutoring

Johannesburg

Actively preparing primary and high school students for tests & exams in all subjects. We offer...
From 8 - 18 yrs old

Calligraphy Joburg

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Handwriting Coaching for kids and adults, online and in-person classes, quick results
From 5 yrs - All ages

Puppets and More

East Rand / Ekurhuleni; Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; West Rand

For exciting educational and party ventriloquist and puppet shows.
From 2 - 10 yrs old

Varsity Kids Daycare - Preschool

Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni

Best Daycare & Kindergarten offering ECD and educational services in the area of Boksburg, Delm...
From 18 mnths - 5 yrs old

Drama JunXion

Johannesburg

Award Winning Drama Academy - USA curriculum for kids, teens and adult. Training offered for in...
From 3 yrs - All ages

Kairos School of Inquiry

Johannesburg

Kairos School of Inquiry is a small school that believes that, when life at school is happy and...
From 5 - 13 yrs old

St George's Academy

Johannesburg

We provide specialised support for learners with barriers to learning and assist in tutoring st...
From 5 - 11 yrs old

The Accounting LadyBug

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Board Game that assists learners to understand fundamental accounting concepts and principles. ...
From 14 - 18 yrs old

Little Ashford Preschool Woodmead

Johannesburg

Nursery school, creche, daycare and holiday care in Woodmead. Every child's dream home away fro...
From 3 mnths - 6 yrs old

DawnCroft Ed

Johannesburg

Alternative schooling centre which aims to support parents whose children prefer smaller classr...
From 7 yrs - All ages

In Touch Edu Centre

Johannesburg

Kindergarten, nursery school, Aftercare centre, Tutor centre Gr. R to Gr. 12
From 3 mnths - 18 yrs old

Nurture and Nature Montessori

Johannesburg

Montessori nursery schools (with holiday & after care) in Fourways, Bryanston, Magaliessig & Sa...
From 18 mnths - 5 yrs old

Master Maths & Science Rosebank

Johannesburg

Qualified maths tutors and physical science tutors offering individual maths tutoring for Gr 4...
From 10 yrs - All ages

Mindscape Education

Pretoria / Tshwane; Johannesburg; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

Affordable, quality and independent education system sold for home schoolers and tutor centres ...
From 6 - 18 yrs old

Au Pair Extraordinaire

Johannesburg; Pretoria / Tshwane; East Rand / Ekurhuleni; West Rand; Vaal Triangle / Sedi...

We are a Johannesburg-based au pair, tutor and babysitter placement agency which prides itself ...
All ages

Mr.Ms

Johannesburg

Puppet shows, musical entertainment & games for kids, nursery & primary schools, birthday parti...
From 2 yrs - All ages

Master Maths & Science Mondeor

Johannesburg

Qualified maths tutors and science tutors offer individual maths tutoring for Gr 4-12 plus scie...
From 10 yrs - All ages

Montessori Eco Schools

Johannesburg;

An international Montessori based preschool and primary school with a wide variety of extra-mur...
From 1 - 13 yrs old

National School of the Arts

Johannesburg

Here's a high school that allows your child to study Art, Dance, Drama and Music and complete t...
From 13 - 18 yrs old

Johannesburg Hospital School

Johannesburg

Schooling for kids in hospital and long term treament, also autistic and visually impaired kids...
From 3 - 18 yrs old


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Preschools – what are the different approaches to learning?


Preschools generally accept kids from 4 to 6 years old but with the variety of schools we have on offer, you will find preschools starting from as young as 18 months old. Some of these function as daycare centres as well and offer you aftercare services, for your peace of mind. Most of the preschools or nursery schools have their own curriculum and focus on the idea of having a caring, nurturing environment where kids can enjoy, learn and flourish. They also offer extra murals such as swimming, drama, sport and more.
There are a few different approaches to early childhood development so we will touch on a few to help you make your decision.

Montessori preschools


These schools aim to create a calm, child-centered learning environment. The idea is for children to learn individually and at their own pace by moving freely around the room and choosing from a wide range of hands-on, age-appropriate activities that are designed to teach specific skills. The range of Montessori nursery schools in this directory are also varied and you need to enquire directly to find out how each school applies these principles of learning.

The Reggio Emilia approach


This is a child-centred approach to learning and teaching where children learn by experience. The program is based on the principles of respect, responsibility, and community through exploration and discovery.

Primary Schools and high schools


There is a wide range of private primary schools and high schools aside from government schools in Johannesburg. Private schools with small classes create an intimate environment where children may have the advantage of being exposed to additional learning material and experiences. Different primary and high schools follow different curricula, either the prescribed CAPS curriculum, the Montessori approach, blended learning, may involve technology based classes and usually offer extra mural activities.

Alternative schools


Is your child struggling to cope in a mainstream school? We have seen a rise in alternative schooling in South Africa. The common element of these schools is that most of them have small classes and intimate environments where kids can thrive. There are various curricula including the Cambridge system, Impaq, CAPS and even a Finnish model of teaching.

Homeschooling


Homeschools or learning centres by definition means a child is taught by their parents or a tutor. The need for these new spaces of learning has emerged in response to a variety of factors including parents dissatisfaction with the methods used at traditional schools or when a cultural or religious group feels discriminated against in a mainstream setting. The need for homeschooling and homeschooling support in Johannesburg has grown enormously in the past couple of years. This schooling environment allows each child to be given individual attention and learn at their own pace.

Several other alternative options


Online schools became the norm as Covid-19 struck globally. Many parents have found this suitably easier and have stuck with it.

For schools that focus on specific arts such as dance, drama, music or art you can find performing arts schools in Johannesburg.

Parents that need special needs schools, we have a list of special needs schools that assist and care for kids with downs syndrome, autism, hearing impaired, ADHD, disabilities and more.

What about extra lessons for children struggling to cope?


We have an extensive list of tutors that can assist your child with a specific subject or all subjects in general. Tutors can change the way your child feels about learning be it languages or maths, accounting or science, tutors are on hand to help.

Teacher and school resources


If you are a teacher you may find it useful in keeping with the times to browse through our educational shows. Companies and individuals that visit schools teaching them valuable life skills, environmental awareness, animal care and so much more.

Begin your search


We hope we have helped to make your decision in finding the appropriate school for your child easier with our easy-to-use directory. For teachers, the resources we have advertised makes teaching all the more fun and fulfilling.