Founded in 1918, Craighall Primary has maintained its reputation for excellence by continually striving to meet the needs of pupils and adapting successfully to the changing needs of South Africa. The Schoolâ€™s education system aims to ensure that each pupil is able to achieve his or her maximum ability and is equipped for lifelong learning.
Although the School has maintained the rich heritage of its history, its mission is to be a modern, pro-active and dynamic school, committed to the development of childrenâ€™s potential â€“ be it academic, artistic, cultural or on the sports field.
Craighall Primary School is located in the leafy northern Johannesburg Suburb of Craighall Park.
English, Afrikaans, Mathematics, Natural Sciences, Human Social Sciences, Economic Management Sciences, Life Orientation, Physical Education, Design and Technology, Media, Music, Dance, Art,Â Drama and Computers.
SPECIAL NEEDS FACILITIES:
A psychologist is available at the school twice a week. Craiglands, a facility adjoining our property, offers full-time remedial education up to Grade 4. The Reid Centre provides private occupational/speech/remedial therapy and psychological assessments for all pupils.
Pupils are offered a wide range of sporting activities, including swimming, tennis, cricket and mini cricket, soccer, hockey, netball, cross-country and athletics on our excellent sports facilities. We maintain a strong tradition of artistic and cultural excellence in public speaking, chess, drama, dance, choir, music and art.Â Judo, ballet, gymnastics and yoga and bible studies are offered privately.
The aftercare facility provides homework supervision by educators and participation in extra-curricular activities. Lunch is provided and the childrenâ€™s free time is monitored by educators on duty.