Catholic Day School for Girls in Johannesburg
Holy Rosary School is a Catholic Day School for Girls from Grade R through to Grade 12. The school is conveniently located in Edenvale, Johannesburg. It was founded by Bishop Shanahan and the Sisters of the Holy Rosary Order in 1940. While we are faithful to the teachings of the Catholic Church. Any girl is welcome at Holy Rosary and we welcome the enrichment provided by other cultures and religions.
As parents you are looking for a warm and nurturing environment where the potential of your child will be encouraged and developed. You are looking for excellent teaching, good sports facilities and a wide range of cultural activities. Like any parent, you also want instilled in your child sound Gospel values and spiritual belief. This is what we promise you!
We are proud of our Holy Rosary girls. They are a testimony to what you can expect from the Holy Rosary Family – young women of faith, integrity and courage. Contact us today and become part of our family.
Holy Rosary Primary School runs from Grade R through to Grade 7. The Primary School is a nurturing environment where girls enjoy all aspects of school life – academic, cultural, sports and religion. Holy Rosary offers your daughter a balanced education, developing body, soul and mind.
Right from the important start in Grade R, the girls are encouraged to enjoy school. Learning is fun!
The Primary School prides itself on a skills-based approach to all academic subjects. We encourage creative skills and individuality. Technology is the way of the future and our lessons are made more fun through the use of interactive whiteboards.
The Primary School boasts two fully equipped computer rooms and many of our classrooms have a dedicated computer with Internet connectivity.
The high school continues the education of your daughter with the over-riding principle of the school – each girl has unique potential which we strive to develop through excellence in education.
Our academic programme starts in grades 8 and 9 with the General Education and Training Certificate. Grades 10 to 12 prepare the girls for the IEB National Senior Certificate Examinations. Holy Rosary is known for the excellent results achieved in the IEB examinations.
Sports and cultural activities continue to be an important part of the high school curriculum. The girls are encouraged to take part in at least one cultural activity in the high school each term, and at least one sport per season.
If you would like to enroll your daughter at Holy Rosary School, please follow the following process:
##Complete the Application Form and attach a recent photograph of your daughter, a copy of her birth certificate and in the case of Grade 1 – 10: a copy of her most recent report.
##The Application Form, together with a non-refundable application fee of R250.00, should then be handed in at the school or mailed with a copy of the proof of payment. (Banking details are available on the application form). Please note that filling in the application form does not automatically guarantee your daughter’s acceptance. Once Holy Rosary has the above, you will be contacted to arrange for an assessment, appropriate to the proposed grade and term she is currently in. Should the assessment results be satisfactory, you will be invited for an interview with the Head of the Primary or High school. Upon acceptance, the registration forms will need to be completed, a credit check will be done by the school, and a non-refundable Capital Development Fee of R9000 will be required.
In the case of Grade R , you are required to fill in the Application Form , attach a recent photograph of your daughter, a copy of her birth certificate, and hand this in at the school (or mail as per above), with a non-refundable Application Fee of R250. Your daughter’s name will then go onto the Grade R list for the appropriate year. At the beginning of the year prior to the year that she would be starting Grade R, the Primary School Secretary will contact you regarding Open Day, your daughter’s assessment, Parent’s Information Session and Interview date.
As per the general application process, you are required to fill in the Application Form , attach a recent photograph of your daughter, copy of her birth certificate, copy of her most recent report, and hand this in at the school (or mail as per above), with a non-refundable Application Fee of R250. Your daughter’s name will then go onto the Grade 8 list for the appropriate year. At the beginning of the year prior to the year that she would be starting Grade 8, you will be contacted regarding Open Day and date of Grade 8 assessments. Information will be available regarding Scholarships and Bursaries.