Admission Age

The admission age to an independent school for Grade 1 is age five turning  six by 30 June in the year of admission, or by the latest in the year in which the child turns seven. There are exceptions allowed ...

School Accreditation

All general and further education institutions that offer a South African curriculum must be accredited by Umalusi (the Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training). Umalusi C...

Overview of Independent Schools

The South African Schools Act (SASA) of 1996 established a national schooling system and recognised two categories of schools: public and independent. Public schools are state controlled and independent schools...

What is ISASA?

The Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa is the largest and oldest association of independent (private) schools in the Southern African region. ISASA traces its origins to the Conference of Headma...