Find all available International Schools in Johannesburg:
Johannesburg
South African curriculum
Ages 3 to 13

Grayston Preparatory

Is this school a perfect match for you?

Tell us your preferences and we’ll calculate your compatibility.

  • Based on 10 different criteria including price and location
  • Fees personalised to your childrens’ ages
CurriculumSouth African
Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 3 to 13
Yearly fees (G7): R 89,077
Social Media:

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 20 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus
Yearly fees: R 89,077
Address: Gillard St, Morningside, Johannesburg, 2146, South Africa
Is this school a perfect match for you?

Tell us your preferences and we’ll calculate your compatibility.

  • Based on 10 different criteria including price and location
  • Fees personalised to your childrens’ ages

All the details about this school in their own words

We have organised the information available for this school into 5 sections and 38 questions. Click or tap on the name of each section to read more.
Number of students

120

Number of nationalities represented in the school

35

Most common nationality

South African

Ratio of local students to international students

75% local
25% international

Max. number of students per class

24

Average number of students per class

20

Does the school employ teaching assistants?

Teaching assistants are employed for all classes in Grade 000, Grade 00 and Grade R.

Native English speaking teachers

Yes

Language support for students not fluent in English

Yes we have an onsite academic support unit with an specialist remedial teachers to assist with teaching foreign students English

Additional language classes offered by the school

Zulu and Afrikaans is compulsory. We also offer French lessons after School.

Use of technology in the classroom

Technology is used to enhance the academics teachings.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?

Homework is only assigned from Grade 4 to Grade 7. Grade 000 to Grade 3 students do not get homework. We also offer free of change a 1 hour

Uniform required

Yes

Waiting list

Yes

Entry evaluation for students

Grade 000, Grade 00 and Grade R - No entrance test
Grade 1 to Grade 7 - Students are assessed

Brief description of entry evaluation required

The evaluation depends on the Grade of entry.
Grade R to Grade 3 - the student will spend an hour with the teacher completing fun activities
Grade 4 to Grade 7 - the student will be tested in English and Maths. If the student does not speak English no assessment will be done. We will accept the student on condition that the student attends English language enrichment classes

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadlines

Students can join after academic year begins

Yes

Percentage of students who pursue further education post-graduation

100% of our students attend High School when leaving us

External examinations or assessments available

International benchmark assessments

Results in these examinations

We significantly outperform the international results

Do students practice religion at the school? What religion?

No

How does the school accommodate non-religious students or students of a different religion?

We are a secular school.

School bus service available

No

Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

Yes, we have an onsite academic support unit.

Learning support offered

Yes, we have an onsite academic support unit.
- Occupational therapy
- Speech and language Therapy
- Remedial therapists
- Educational and child psychologist
-Allow aid in the class

Student access to education psychologist

Yes

School start time

7.30am

School finish time

Grade 000 at 12.00pm
Grade 00 at 13.00pm
Grade R at 13.00pm
Grade 1 to Grade 7 at 13.35pm

Supervised care before/after school

Yes.
Students may arrive at school at 7am.
Aftercare is available until 17.30pm daily.

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Our on campus facilities include 4 tennis courts, 3 netball courts, a 25m heated swimming pool, 2 large outdoor fields, a music centre, an art room and much more.
Sports on offer include chess, soccer, netball, cricket, swimming, tennis, athletics, hockey and softball.
We also have a media center where children can enjoy IT, Robotics and Coding.
ultural activities on offer include drama, art club, Orff, choir and marimba.

We are proud to have been chosen as one of the few examination centres of the Royal School of Music in the country. We offer tuition in piano, violin, drums, electric guitar, classical guitar, flute, clarinet, voice and recorder.

School provided lunches

No.
We do have a tuck-shop for students purchase food and drinks from

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

Yes

Sports facilities at the school

Our on campus facilities include 4 tennis courts, 3 netball courts, a 25m heated swimming pool, 2 large outdoor fields, a music centre, an art room and much more.

Get in touch with this school