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Location

10 Kollege Road, George,
Western Cape

School Hours

Half Day / M – F 07h00 – 12h30
Full Day / M – F 07h00 – 17h30

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Telephone:  076 719 1887
Email: info@heatherlands.co.za

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

1. WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THE SCHOOL FEES?
Included in the school fees are breakfast, cooked lunch and an afternoon snack.
2. DOES HEATHERLANDS PRE-PRIMARY OPERATE DURING SCHOOL HOLIDAYS?
We are open during school holidays except for the December-January holiday.
3. WHAT IS THE OPERATING HOURS?
We are open from 7h00 – 17h30 (full day) and 7h00 – 12h30 (half day).
4. WHAT AGES DOES HEATHERLANDS PRE-PRIMARY CATER FOR?
We cater for learners who have been potty-trained until the ages of 6 years.
We also cater for after care learners up until grade 7.
5. WHICH CURRICULUM DOES HEATHERLANDS PRE-PRIMARY FOLLOW?
We follow the CAPS curriculum set out by the Department of Education.
6. WHAT EXTRA-CURRICULAR ACTIVITIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR THE LEARNERS?
We have different extra-curricular activities available depending on learner’s interest.
Activities such as:
Pottery classes
KSD – Cricket
Monkey mastics
Play-ball
7. DOES THE SCHOOL GO ON OUTINGS?
We do different outings throughout the year depending on the theme and weather.
8. WHAT IS THE SCHOOL POLICY ON RELIGION?
The school has an overt Christian ethos. Learners from all religions are welcome and will not be expected to pray or sing along at assemblies, however, they will not be excluded from such activities – polarization in a school is not healthy and is harmful to learners. Learners who do not participate must at all times remain respectful of the Christian ethos of the school. Bible Education is part of the curriculum at the school.
9. WHAT WILL THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF LEARNERS IN A CLASS BE?
Classes will never exceed 16 learners per class.
10. WHAT IS THE LANGUAGE MEDIUM OF THE SCHOOL?
We are a bilingual school. Both Afrikaans and English are spoken in the classroom. We find that the learners end up learning both languages very easily.