What We Offer


  • A maximum of 12 learners in Grade 1 and 2, a maximum of 14 learners from Grade 3 to 7.
  • Whole Brain approach to academics.
  • Experienced, highly qualified, empathetic and caring staff that are specifically trained in learning difficulties.
  • A multi-disciplinary team, working in close liaison with the class teacher.
  • A multi-sensory approach to learning.
  • The recognition of different learning styles and brain preferences.
  • Concessions for Grades 4-7 include: scribes, readers, visual aids, extra time, laptops, tablets, voice recording of lessons (optional)
  • Annual participation in the Conquesta Olympiad and the Metro North Education District Maths Competition, Living Maths Olympiads.
  • CAPS curriculum as per National standards. Lessons have been adapted to suit each learners' specific learning style

Grade 1

Specialist Academic Support:

  • Regular parent workshops.
  • 6 week Perceptual Programme for all Grade 1 learners which commences at the start of each new academic year.
  • Brain profiling for all learners.
  • Integration of Cognet thinking skills for Foundation Phase learners.
  • Language development and auditory processing in addition to the standard curriculum.
  • Individual Support Plans for each learner which is reviewed every 6 months.
  • An all-inclusive reading, comprehension and vocabulary programme in addition to the standard curriculum
  • Bridging classes for  Grade 4 learners
  • Support of specific barriers to learning by providing visual clues as well as the aforementioned concessions
  • Integrated Team Boards (Interactive white boards) in all Intermediate Phase classes
  • Identifying brain profiles and promoting whole brain thinking. For more information please visit Whole Brain Thinking
  • COGNET (Cognitive Enrichment Network Education Model) click here to read more

Grade 1 PP

A Unique Discipline Programme:

  • Monday Assemblies where learners receive certificates for non-academic achievements
  • A positive, solutions based discipline system
  • On-going recognition
  • Quarterly, individual goal setting and strategies
  • The goal for each learner is to come to the realisation that they are wonderfully unique and have a gift to offer the world
  • To build character, integrity and responsibility through mentoring and leadership


Cultural Programmes:

  • Shelanti Enrichment Programme - drama, drumming band, vocal group and MiniChess
  • An integrated Visual Arts programme focusing on teamwork and the building of self-confidence through the arts
  • Celebrating special occasions and events on our Annual National calendar i.e. Arbour week, Water week, Bio-Diversity week and Spring day, Valentines Day picnic, Kindness Week
  • Annual VIP Day (Moms, Dads, Grandma's, Grandpa's, Uncles and Aunties! Anyone special is invited!)
  • Annual Art Exhibition


Extra Mural:


  • Physical Education training by Winning Ways Read more
  • Hockey with Winning Ways Read more
  • SNAG Golf



  • Vocal Group
  • Marimba Band
  • Drumming
  • Living Maths Club
  • Chess Coaching
  • Visual Arts
  • Performing Arts


MiniChess Franchise:

  • Education through the use of the chess board and the game of chess. Read more


Living Maths

  • Living Maths is a mathematically-based enrichment programme that makes Maths FUN through innovative learning and teaching.
  • Read more

Aftercare and homework classes exclusive to Shelanti learners:

            ABC tutors and Aftercare is a privately owned after school care facility, made available to our learners


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