Primary (Preparatory) Education at Reddam House Helderfontein

Grade 1 to 6

At our private Preparatory School in Fourways, learning is an adventure. Primary School students thrive in an expansive natural setting and access numerous opportunities to develop their capabilities across the curriculum. Children are encouraged to discover their unique talents in practical, enjoyable lessons individually, in small groups, and specialist-led classes.

Fourways primary school students

Why Choose Our Primary School in Fourways?

At our Primary School, we offer children :

  • An extensive outdoor environment, where the joy of learning and the fun of childhood exploration are celebrated.
  • Attentive pastoral care that focuses on the needs of each and every child and instils life-long values based on mutual respect, kindness and individual responsibility.
Fourways primary school program

Primary School Curriculum

Our Primary School in Fourways offers an exciting primary years curriculum that focuses on academic excellence. We offer exposure to innovative technology through STEAM, while maintaining a balanced education, with participation in sports, and creative and performing arts activities.

We offer diverse and stimulating primary subjects, which include: Mathematics, English, Afrikaans (FAL), isiZulu (FAL), Life Skills, Drama, Music, Art, Social Sciences (Geography & History), Natural Science and Technology (STEAM).

Similar to other international Primary Schools, our primary years programme also offers students the following specialised and enrichment subject choices:

  • Dance and Physical Education
  • Bible/Hindu and Moral Studies
  • French/Sport Science/Art Theory and Appreciation
Fourways primary facilities

Primary School Facilities

  • Modern, spacious Junior and Senior Preparatory classrooms with SMART TVs overlooking the surrounding natural beauty.
  • Purpose-built playground areas for the Junior Preparatory School to socialise and enjoy outdoor activities through fun and exploration.
  • Performing Arts studios, offering access to beautifully designed Music and Art rooms and practice cubicles
  • State-of-the-art campus deli, which provides healthy and nutritious meals to our Senior Preparatory and College students, while Junior Preparatory students enjoy seated healthy meal options in our fun and vibrant dining hall.
Activities for Primary School Students

Activities for Primary School Students

Our primary years syllabus has been thoughtfully planned to deliver the curriculum with the needs of learners in mind. Day-to-day primary-specific activities not only build upon our students’ knowledge and provide academic rigour during lessons, but also further expose our students to a wide range of creative activities and experiences outside the classroom. Additional primary-oriented lessons develop self-confidence and interpersonal skills that will prepare learners for the following stages of their educational journey.

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