• Yellowwoods is formally registered with Umalusi and has been given an excellent evaluation report from IQAA( Independent Quality Assurance Agency)
  • We are proud to be affiliated members of  I.S.A.S.A.( Independent Schools Association of South Africa)  ISASA’s mission statement depicts Quality, Values and Diversity.
  • The school is set in a perfect countryside of fields, trees, dams, wildlife, farms and fountains where our pupils are privileged to be able to enjoy a broad, holistic education, in a relaxed and aesthetic environment.
  • Teachers are able to take their classroom 'outside' which certainly enhances learning and instills a deep and spiritual appreciation for the environment.
  • Camaraderie and spirit between the pupils, teachers and parents is consistently heartwarming and supportive.
  • A nutritious lunch is served daily to the entire school before sport and prep sessions.
  • Reliable and safe transport is provided from Adelaide, Alice and Fort Beaufort.
  • Yellowwoods has excellent facilities.  Two new classrooms were built in 2009 and our garage was converted into a classroom in 2011.      
  • The average pupil-teacher ratio is 12:1. This allows for the teachers to focus on the individual, cater for specific needs and enrich top students in all the classes.
  • The classrooms are bright, comfortable, spacious and overflowing with high quality and excellent teaching aids including projectors and interactive whiteboards.
  • Each year the pupils participate in various Olympiads, such as Conquesta and we are proud of the excellent results achieved at Yellowwoods.  Our overall Conquesta rating in 2009 was 71%  - 12% above the national average.
  • We were placed in the top 20 internationally in our Computer Literacy results.
  • We celebrate the diversity of our students from varied cultural backgrounds.
  • Discipline: Yellowwoods is well-known and highly respected for its consistent, positive and highly-effective structure of discipline.  Whilst practicing 'zero tolerance' of unacceptable behaviour, we encourage and teach kindness, respect, good manners and self-discipline.  Independent schools are allowed - and required, to expel a child if deemed necessary.  On enrolment, every child/parent/guardian formally commit themselves to our Code of Conduct (specifically recommended by the Independent Schools Association of South Africa).
  • Our administration department is always helpful and willing to provide you with any necessary information.


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