Province: Western Cape
School: Simond Private School Admission Enquiries: Click here
Co-educational Day School, Christian School,
Between Paarl and Franschhoek.
Pre-Primary, Primary (Grade R to Grade 7)
Principal: Mark de Klerk
Welcome to Simond Private School: The school with a warm country heart!
Simond Private School has been serving the community since 1852. We are a proud Christian school with a passion for people. Within Simond Private School you will find a caring and supportive society. Our school is set within the beautiful Paarl Valley and is conveniently situated alongside the R45 main road between Paarl and Franschhoek. Surrounded by sprawling vineyards and rolling mountainsides, our school`s long-standing appeal will charm all who visit us.
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.
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 are almost parallel with the terms of public schools.
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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