Shelanti private School Staff 2021
Founder and Principal
HDE Diploma: Junior Primary, Specialising in Remedial Teaching
FDE: The Gifted Child
"It has always been my motto - To teach is to change lives!"
Leane van Wyk
Grade 1 class teacher
BEd degree foundation phase
"A love of learning has a lot to do with learning that we are loved" – Fred Rogers
Glynis Van Rooyen
Visual Art grades 1-7
Social studies grades 6-7
Natural science grades 5
"Prepare each child to walk with confidence and courage into a world of endless opportunities"
Grade 2 class teacher
B.Ed. degree ISP
Honours degree in Inclusive Education
"By doing what you love, you inspire and awaken the hearts of others."
Grade 3 Class Teacher
Life skills grades 1-7
"Difficult roads often lead to beautiful destinations"
Grade 3 Class Teacher
B.Ed in Foundation Phase
University of South Africa
“When educating the minds of our youth, we must not forget to educate their hearts” - Dalai Lama
Chenelle De Lange
Afrikaans grades 1-7
Ed 4 year degree
"What we learn with pleasure, we never forget"
Grade 6 class teacher
English grades 1-7
4 year HDE (Higher Diploma in Education) from JCE (Johannesburg College of Education).
I did a two year post grad diploma at UNISA in Barriers to Learning (which I proudly got 98% for!!!!!)
"Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony"-Ghandi
Grade 7 Class teacher
Natural Science : Grades 5- 7
Mathematics : Grades 6 -7
Technology: Grade 7
B.Sc Life Science - Mathematics & Psychology
Post Graduate Certificate in Education - PGCE
Honours is Learning Support
"As a teacher, I teach to learn from the children so that they may learn to someday teach others"
Robotics grades 4-7
BSC Information Technology
Waterfront Theatre School
“In the middle of every difficulty, lies opportunity” - Albert Einstein
Coding grades 1-6
Robotics grades 1-3
"If you hear a voice within you say, "You cannot paint," then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced." - Vincent van Gogh
Kayla van Tonder
Performing Arts teacher
The Stage Performing Arts Studio
The Waterfront Theatre School majoring in Drama and Dance
ATCL in Performance: Trinity College London
Currently completing Licentiate in Speech and Drama: Trinity College London.
Professional actor and has starred in both local and international television programs and the feature film "Redeeming Love".
GCE Ordinary level,
GCE Advanced level (language arts)
”wherever life plants you, bloom with grace and strength”
"Music washes away from the soul, the dust of everyday life" - Berthold Auerbach
ND in Communications/Marketing
"Grit, Grace and Gratitude"
Head of security
Our right hand man
Our left hand lady!