Cape Town
South African, Catholic curriculum
Ages 3 to 18

CBC St John's

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CurriculumSouth African, Catholic
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 18
Yearly fees (G7): R 52,987
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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
Maximum 27 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: R 52,987

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Max. number of students per class


Additional language classes offered by the school


Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Uniform required


Entry evaluation for students

Entry exam

School start time

KG1: 8:00
KG2: 8:15
KG3: 8:30
G1 - G7: 7:40
G8 - G12: 7:55

School finish time

KG1 - KG3: 12:30
G1 - G2: 13:00
G3 - G7: 14:00 (Friday 13:00)
G8 - G12: 14:45 (Friday 14:00)

Supervised care before/after school

Aftercare facility is available for Preschool (KG1 - KG3) and Junior School (G1 - G7) students untiil 18:00 each day.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Athletics, cricket, mini tennis, T-ball, softball, soccer, netball, hockey, swimming, rugby, art club, choir, recorder, orchestra, drama, Lego robotics, ballet, karate, tennis, gymnastics, debating, softball.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

2 tennis courts, astroturf field, sports complex, playground.

Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

CBC St John’s is a vibrant independent Catholic school located in Parklands, a northern suburb of Cape Town. CBS is proud of its rich tradition, but it celebrates too its contemporary vision of academic excellence within a holistic educational environment.

CBC is an intimate school with a family-like structure and this permits it to draw the very best from its students. Every individual is loved, supported and encouraged by a cadre of experienced and professional teachers. Students enjoy a modern, well-equipped campus and can choose from a wide array of relevant academic and vocational subjects as they are prepared for the NSC examinations conducted by the WCED.

Teaching approach of the school

CBC also affords ample opportunity for the development of sporting, spiritual and cultural awareness in its students. The ultimate goal is to empower students to become bold, yet compassionate and committed members of society who reflect the selfless ethos of the school's founder, Blessed Edmund Rice.