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OUR FAQ's

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WHAT DOES YOUR SPORTS CENTRE INCLUDE?

The Reddam House Helderfontein Sports Centre is fully equipped with an Olympic-sized pool, multipurpose surface arena, cricket nets and a learn-to-swim child pool. In addition, these facilities are available throughout the year. This optimal training environment, alongside our excellent coaches ensures that each individual reaches their full potential.

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HOW DO I APPLY?

You can contact our admissions officer, who will guide you through the process or apply online today.

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DO YOU OFFER BOARDING?

Yes, we offer weekly and termly boarding options for students from Grade 6 - 12. The premium boarding facilities include boutique-style rooms, complete with en-suite bathrooms, as well as recreational common rooms and private study areas. With 24/7 support and concierge services, we ensure our students feel at home.

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IS THERE HEALTH SUPPORT AT THE SCHOOL?

We have a full time nurse on campus, from 7:00 – 16:00.

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WHAT ARE SOME OF THE BENEFITS OF BEING AN INSPIRED SCHOOL?

As an Inspired school, Reddam House Helderfontein benefits from access to global educational best practices, global exchanges and exclusive international partnerships with world renowned school’s such as Berklee College of Music.

EARLY LEARNING SCHOOL

PREPARATORY

COLLEGE

EARLY LEARNING SCHOOL


01 DO YOU HAVE A CURRICULUM IN PLACE?

Our Early Learning School curriculum is inspired by the internationally renowned Reggio Emilia philosophy. We embrace a child-centric learning environment which encourages curiosity and independent thought. We have a holistic, developmental curriculum in place which focusses on Literacy, Numeracy and Life Skills, as well as specialist lessons.

02 WHAT DOES THE STAGE 1 AND 2 EXTENDED DAY INCLUDE?

Our extended day includes a calming nap after lunch and additional playtime activities until 15:00. We ensure our children maintain a relaxing routine and provide a homely environment that encourages independent discovery and learning.

03 ARE SNACKS PROVIDED?

A healthy snack is provided each morning for all early learning school students, including chicken strips, fruit, muesli, yoghurt, crackers with cheese, cucumbers and carrots. You are not required to send in lunch boxes for the morning.

PREPARATORY SCHOOL


01 IS IT COMPULSORY TO PARTICIPATE IN SPORT?

Students are obliged to participate in at least one co-curricular activity per term. This includes sport or cultural activities.

02 DO YOU SUPPORT CHARITIES AND HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES?

Our motto is “we shall give back” ; this inspires everyone at Reddam House Helderfontein to always be socially aware of others and to give back where needed. For instance, our college students offer Maths and English tutoring to pupils in need of assistance, from around the community.

03 WHAT IS THE HOMEWORK POLICY?

Grade 4 - 6: 1 hour per day
Grade 7 - 9: 2 hours per day
Grade 10 - 12: 3 hours on average per day

04 HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH BULLYING?

Our notion is one of restorative action and not punitive (albeit if the matter warrants, we have procedures to follow and will do so). Should an issue be bullying (establish this as a once off incident) then we engage with the children concerned and inform the relevant parents of the to address it. Giving need to know feedback to respective parents until the matter is resolved, and then check in on the children to ensure that all is well. Should a matter need escalation, the Head meets with the concerned parents and indicates any punitive measure that fits the incident, as per our code of conduct.

05 WHICH SPORTS DO YOU OFFER?

Swimming, water polo, tennis, golf, cricket, soccer, rugby, indoor and field hockey, and basketball.

06 DO YOU HAVE A STEAM OFFERING?

Yes we do, our STEAM offering includes compulsory subject selections in the form of Robotics and Coding as well as Digital Literacy.

07 WHAT IS YOUR POLICY REGARDING TECHNOLOGY?

Technology is used to enhance teaching at the school. We encourage the use of tablets and laptops for older students and have three computer labs on campus.

08 DO YOU HAVE AN ACADEMIC BENCHMARK FOR ADMISSION?

Each candidate is interviewed and assessed individually. Should additional assessments be required, students will be asked to complete an examination.

09 DO YOU OFFER A CURRICULUM THAT QUALIFIES MY CHILD FOR BOTH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES?

Yes, Reddam House Helderfontein is affiliated with the Independent Examinations Board (IEB), offering a diverse, stimulating subject choice. The internationally respected curriculum provides access to all universities in South Africa, as well as global opportunities. Certain universities, like Oxford and Cambridge, do require an A Level qualification which our new IFY programme will accommodate for.

COLLEGE


01 IS IT COMPULSORY TO PARTICIPATE IN SPORT?

Students are obliged to participate in at least one co-curricular activity per term. This includes sport or cultural activities.

02 DO YOU SUPPORT CHARITIES AND HUMANITARIAN ACTIVITIES?

Our motto is “we shall give back” ; this inspires everyone at Reddam House Helderfontein to always be socially aware of others and to give back where needed. For instance, our college students offer Maths and English tutoring to pupils in need of assistance, from around the community.

03 WHAT IS THE HOMEWORK POLICY?

Grade 4 - 6: 1 hour per day
Grade 7 - 9: 2 hours per day
Grade 10 - 12: 3 hours on average per day

04 HOW DO YOU DEAL WITH BULLYING?

Our notion is one of restorative action and not punitive (albeit if the matter warrants, we have procedures to follow and will do so). Should an issue be bullying (establish this as a once off incident) then we engage with the children concerned and inform the relevant parents of the to address it. Giving need to know feedback to respective parents until the matter is resolved, and then check in on the children to ensure that all is well. Should a matter need escalation, the Head meets with the concerned parents and indicates any punitive measure that fits the incident, as per our code of conduct.

05 WHICH SPORTS DO YOU OFFER?

Swimming, water polo, tennis, golf, cricket, soccer, rugby, indoor and field hockey, and basketball.

06 DO YOU HAVE A STEAM OFFERING?

Yes we do, our STEAM offering includes compulsory subject selections in the form of Robotics and Coding as well as Digital Literacy.

07 WHAT IS YOUR POLICY REGARDING TECHNOLOGY?

Technology is used to enhance teaching at the school. We encourage the use of tablets and laptops for older students and have three computer labs on campus.

08 DO YOU HAVE AN ACADEMIC BENCHMARK FOR ADMISSION?

Each candidate is interviewed and assessed individually. Should additional assessments be required, students will be asked to complete an examination.

09 DO YOU OFFER A CURRICULUM THAT QUALIFIES MY CHILD FOR BOTH LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES?

Yes, Reddam House Helderfontein is affiliated with the Independent Examinations Board (IEB), offering a diverse, stimulating subject choice. The internationally respected curriculum provides access to all universities in South Africa, as well as global opportunities. Certain universities, like Oxford and Cambridge, do require an A Level qualification which our new IFY programme will accommodate for.

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EXPLORE OUR SCHOOL
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1 | World class Sports Centre with a 30 x 25 m heated pool, multipurpose surface arena for Indoor Hockey and Basketball, a “learn-to-swim” heated pool and cricket nets.

2 | The Grange Dining Hall overlooking the lush trees and natural setting

3 | Secure boarding facilities with biometric access

4 | Boutique-style boarding rooms with en suite bathrooms

5 | Private study areas and recreational rooms for boarders

6 | The Manor House, which acts as the administration block, is the heart of the school

7 | College building equipped with a state-of–the-art STEAM Lab, Physical Science and Life Science laboratories, a Resource Centre, Matric Common room, computer centres and personalised lockers for each student, with individual plug points for charging of devices

8 | Junior Preparatory building boasts modern classrooms overlooking a spacious play and discovery area

9 | Early Learning School building has a custom design; inspired by the Reggio Emilia approach that encourages interaction and curiosity

10 | Dedicated studios for music, dance, drama and art

11 | Senior Preparatory building equipped with smart TVs

12 | Three fields for sporting activities including rugby, cricket and soccer

13 | Six tennis courts for tennis, netball and basketball

14 | Located in a secure estate in Fourways, Reddam House Helderfontein provides a tranquil setting rich in natural beauty

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