Simond Private School

Cape Town

Simond Private School, Paarl Area

Important School Information: Simond Private School, Paarl Area


Between Paarl and Franschhoek


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Boys and Girls

Grades Taught

 Grade 0 - Grade 8  (Primary School) - 2018 - Grade 8 applications open


021 874 1196


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We are an independent Christian school in the heart of Paarl valley with a rich history and tradition in education. Our aim at SPS is to unlock our children’s God-given abilities by providing them with a wide range of activities, events and opportunities with which they are able to find their strengths and also to develop them optimally. Our aim is wide-ranging development which includes – academic (mind), physical (body), values (heart) and spiritual (soul).

We are mindful of the necessity to instil correct attitudes in our learners. Our aim is to produce well balanced individuals with skill sets which include durability, enthusiasm, fortitude, initiative and self-mastery. At SPS we strive to inspire our learners to become leaders of influence within society.

“Learn better, live Better.” is our motto and indicates our learners are empowered to seek The Truth which brings Life and determines their Way.
(John 14:6)


Having smaller classes contributes to the sense of family and a relaxed environment.

“Learn better, live better. ”

Prospective students must:

  • Be proficient in Afrikaans or English.

  • Be prepared to take an entrance examination.

  • Prospective parents must:

  • Pay the enrollment fee

  • Sign the necessary documents and indemnities

  • Undertake to pay school fees and honour other obligations.

  • Agree to abide by the school rules, uphold our ethos and the vision of our school.

The code of conduct reflects our philosophy of respect for oneself, your fellow man, nature and God. The code facilitates creative thinking, originality and personal development within an academic environment where we provide for Afrikaans or English as primary language, mathematics, natural science and computer supported education as core subjects.

Sport and Culture
Participation in the popular seasonal sport codes is encouraged. Individual activities such as ballet and cultural activities can also be arranged. Students participate in Eisteddfod, choir, concerts and olympiads. Individual music lessons are available.

Academic Policy
The school emphasizes, in tandem with development of personality and individual skills, the academic abilities of each student. This philosophy is greatly facilitated by our policy that classes should never exceed 15 students.

School Terms
School terms are almost parallel with the terms of public schools.

School hours:
Grade R : 07:45 - 12:45
Grade 1-2 : 07:45 - 12:45
Grade 3 : 07:45 - 14:00 (Tuesday and Thursday) ; 07:45 - 12:45 (Monday, Wednesday and Friday))
Grade 4-7 : 07:45 - 14:00 (Monday to Friday)

The school offers the following subjects:

Grade 1-7: Afrikaans, English, Mathematics, Computer Literacy and Life Orientation/Skills.
Other subjects offered include: Natural Science and Technology, History, Geography and Economic Management Sciences.

Students participate in physical exercise, art and music appreciation.

Our school day starts with devotion.


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