Olyfkrans College offers
remedial, individual tuition to students who struggle to cope in
mainstream schools. Sometimes the task of just having to keep up with
the rest of the class needs so much effort, that there is not much time
for essential recreation and play. The teachers support and guide each
student in such a way that they gain confidence and motivation to do
their schoolwork. Today parents are usually to busy themselves to help
with homework, projects or tasks. The school takes care of all their
academic needs and the parents can then spend quality time with their
children knowing that they have been given all the scholastic support
The students are
prepared for the Western Cape Education Department Senior Certificate
exam, with the aim to give students the opportunity to continue with
further tertiary training at colleges and Technikon. These
qualifications are also accepted internationally. Our classes range from
Grade 7 – 12.
Olyfkrans College is
a member of the Western Cape Schools Network and the Western Cape
Education Department. For the latter it acts also as Official
Examination Centre for UNISA and TSA.
If you want the best
for your child then Olyfkrans
the school to contact. This very special school has become famous over
the years due to its very successful holistic approach towards its
students. The school caters for learners who - for various reasons - are
uncomfortable in the large classes of mainstream schools or who are
Our 7-day boarding
us with the time and infrastructure to focus on building self-esteem,
teach them the necessary study methods and lay a solid foundation so
that they can become independent adults. The development of the whole
child is very important to us and the outdoor life, camping & fishing
trips are necessary to develop skills often not focused on when in a
city, or when having busy working parents.
The learners get the
opportunity to experience adventure, nature and social group
interaction. They can swim in the forestry dam, or build huts using the
relevant tools. The school Ecology Centre situated at the foot of the
Langeberg Mountain Range also serves as an interesting learning
environment. Under supervision the learners can stay overnight here and
cook their own food in the open. All theses opportunities teach them
skills on how to enjoy their natural environment and develop their
physical strength and common sense.
Olyfkrans College is
a definite option for the youngsters from the city. Students get the
opportunity to play again and be children at the same time as receiving
excellent academic support and tuition. This is an ongoing necessary and
important process needed in the lives of all youngsters.
Students from all over
the world and countries attend the school. To them Olyfkrans College
becomes a second home, which provides the security and structure needed.
Our mission will always be to provide quality education, without
neglecting the development of the student.
We commit ourselves to
excellence at all times. The School is unique and caters for the
individual, realising the
students true potential.