General Information about Mary Help of Christians

General Information about Mary Help of Christians

Frequently Asked Questions

Here's a quick guide to some of the questions most often asked by our parents. If you cannot find what you're looking for, please feel free to contact us so we can assist you.

School times are specifically to help our full-time working parents.


School opens: 06h30
Class: 07h30 - 13h30
Aftercare: 14h15 - 17h30


In the pre-primary school, the children are provided with breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack. Parents are asked to provide fruit as a mid-morning snack. Learners from grade 1 to 3 need to bring their own food.

Healthy, well balanced meals are essential for your child to perform well.
Our mission is to lay the best foundation for the future success of your child.

Academic curriculum

Mary Help of Christians follows the GDE CAPS curriculum and offer remedial support for children requiring additional academic assistance. From Grade R the children will receive a list of text books and stationery required. The cost of this is for the parent's account.

Extracurricular activities

Extracurricular activities are important in a child's development, teaching them new skills and building self confidence. We offer computer lessons and sports at an additional cost.

Extracurricular activities will help build a well rounded, balanced and happy child.
A school uniform teaches students to dress smartly and take pride in their appearance.


Children in the preschool do not wear a uniform. However, from grade R our children proudly wear their Mary Help of Christians uniform. Our application pack will give you full details of the uniform required.