Academy Private School


Empowering Tomorrow's Leaders Through Education

Founded in 2011, offering independent, co-ed, English-medium education from Grade RR to Grade 12. Nestled within the serene Klein Zevenwacht Wine and Equestrian Estate in Kuils River, Cape Town. Our tranquil setting and top-notch facilities create an ideal learning environment for holistic child development

Introducing Our CAMPUS

Small classes to facilitate individualized attention

Academy Private School is registered with the Western Cape Education Department Registration No. 0100000054. We are fully Accredited by Umalusi, Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training – Accreditation no. 18 SCH01 00650

Our Vision

To foster an environment where every student can unlock their fullest potential. Through a commitment to excellence in education, we aim to empower students to become responsible, innovative, and productive citizens. By nurturing individual talents, critical thinking, and 21st-century skills, we strive to instill a lifelong love for learning and a sense of purpose in each student.

Our Mission

To provide a comprehensive and high-quality education for all students. We believe in guiding each student towards achieving their unique potential and chosen educational goals. Through a student-centered approach, we foster individual talents, critical thinking, and technological proficiency. Our commitment to continuous improvement ensures that our students graduate as well-rounded, self-directed learners, prepared for success in an ever-evolving world.

Our History

Established in January 2011, Academy Private School has been a beacon of excellence in education for over a decade. Nestled within the picturesque Klein Zevenwacht Wine Estate in Kuils River, our school has grown to become a cornerstone of the community. With a commitment to small class sizes, technology-driven learning, and a nurturing environment, we have shaped the educational journey of countless students, laying the foundation for their future success.

The mind is not a vessel to be filled, but a fire to be kindled

We aim to develop 21st century skills such as Communication, Collaboration, Creativity and Critical Thinking (the 4 C’s) thus include digital technologies in our curriculum thereby encouraging our teachers to embed strategies, activities and projects into the school programmes

Our School

Comprehensive Grade Levels

Explore our diverse grade levels
From Foundation Phase to Further Education & Training (FET)


Our Pre-Primary Class offers the following grades:

• Grade RR – 4 to 5 years

• Grade R – 5 to 6 years


Our Primary School offers the following grades:

• Foundation Phase: Grades 1 to 3

• Intermediate Phase: Grades 4 to 6


Our High School offers the following grades:

• Senior Phase: Grades 7 to 9

• FET: Grades 10 to 12

Our Academics

Fostering Future-Ready Scholars

Academy Private School prides itself on providing an enriching academic environment tailored to each student’s unique needs. With small class sizes capped at 20 students, individualized attention is at the heart of our approach. We follow the WCED CAPS curriculum and integrate technology seamlessly into learning through our e-Campus platform and the use of personal devices. Our commitment to STEAM education, including a dedicated Robotics program, equips students with essential 21st-century skills.

At Academy Private School, we empower students to explore diverse subject combinations and pursue their passions, ensuring they are well-prepared for the demands of higher education and beyond.


We employ innovative teaching methods and technologies to foster a dynamic learning environment


The curriculum is designed to meet the individual needs of students, ensuring a personalized and enriching educational experience.

Why Choose Us

Why choose Academy Private School?

Choosing Academy Private School is choosing a holistic, future-oriented education that empowers students to unlock their fullest potential


We guarantee a maximum of 20 students per class. For 2023 our current average teacher to students ratios are as follows: Primary School is 1:12 and High School is 1:8.


Our small classes and family-like school community facilitates individualized attention with a strong focus on academics. Being a small school, we are able to discover and nurture the strengths and talents of each one of our students.


Discipline, respect and a culture of positive behavior receives high priority. Our teachers are well-qualified, enthusiastic and passionate educators. Our teachers are also subject specialists.


FREE Academic Support: Subject Extra Lessons – We offer an academic support programme where FREE subject extra lessons (for specific subjects) are offered by our teachers.


Additional School Reports: 2 reports issued per term as part of our student academic support programme where necessary. Innovative education programme: STEAME (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, Mathematics and Entrepreneurship)


Our high school choice subjects offered are relevant to future-focused career paths e.g. Design and Technology, Computer Science, etc. We include Coding and Computer Skills classes in our curriculum.

Sports Program

Through a diverse range of sports activities, we aim to instill discipline, teamwork, and a lifelong love for healthy competition