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Cape Town
Anglican and South African curriculums
Ages 5 to 18

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CurriculumsAnglican and South African
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 5 to 18
Boarding available
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 13 students / class
Maximum 25 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
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Yearly fees: from: R 68,260
to: R 158,620
Address: 65 Campground Rd, Rondebosch, Cape Town, 7700, South Africa

Boys school only.
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All the details about this school in their own words

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Number of students

1500

Number of nationalities represented in the school

A variety

Most common nationality

Varies across nationalities

Ratio of local students to international students

Mostly local - possibly around 80%

Max. number of students per class

25

Average number of students per class

13

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Yes

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes

Additional language classes offered by the school

Xhosa, Afrikaans, French

Use of technology in the classroom

Yes

Is the school ready to use virtual classrooms when needed? (e.g. teaching lessons online if the school is closed, e.g. during COVID-19 closures)

Yes

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Yes

Approximate hours of homework given

No particular set time

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Interview and testing.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

We slightly flexible - depends on the pupil, reason for late starting etc

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

98%

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

Yes, Anglican. We are a Christian School, however we do encourage and respect all religions.

School bus service available

Yes

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes

Learning support offered

We have a specialised BSU unit

The school supports gifted, able and talented students

Many ways, it all depends on the skill, the students specific requirements and talents.

Student access to education psychologist

Yes, we have a full time psychologist in our BSU unit.

School start time

7:45

School finish time

3:15

Supervised care before/after school

Yes

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Bishops offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches

Yes

Food alternatives for special dietary needs (ie. vegan, kosher, halal etc)

Yes

Sports activities included

We have over 22 extra mural activities and sports.

Sports facilities at the school

Cricket field, gymnasium, shooting range, tennis courts, waterpolo pool, cricket indoor centre, mountain bike track, squash courts, hockey astro field, rugby field.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students

Yes

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Bishops Diocesan College is an independent boys’ school in Cape Town with a long history, a strong academic ethos combined with a commitment to all-roundedness, and a proud record of achievements

Teaching approach of the school

Interactive, modern and innovative.

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