Brescia House School

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Are you in search of a school that goes beyond the ordinary, where tradition and innovation converge to create a unique learning experience? Look no further than Brescia House School, an independent Catholic girls' school located in the heart of Bryanston.

A Tradition of Excellence

Established in 1966, Brescia House School has become a pillar of South Africa's educational landscape. Our dedication to excellence is exemplified by the remarkable achievements of our class of 2022, with a 100% pass rate, 100% university entrance, 11 placements in the top 1% of specific subjects, and an impressive average of 3.2 distinctions per candidate.

Service to Community and Beyond

Our school's motto, 'Serviam,' meaning 'I will serve,' reflects our commitment to nurturing a spirit of service within our community. At Brescia House School, we welcome pupils of all denominations, encouraging them to explore diverse aspects of religion and spirituality.

A Caring and Inclusive Environment

We understand that each child's primary need is to belong. At Brescia House School, we meet this need by creating a nurturing and inclusive environment. Every pupil is accepted and appreciated for who they are, respected as unique individuals.

The Brescia Bears Early Learning Center

Our newly constructed Brescia Bears early learning center is designed to provide an excellent start to education, catering to girls and boys aged 3 to 5 years old.

A Holistic Educational Approach

At Brescia House School, we offer a comprehensive educational experience, spanning Grades R to 12. Our primary school consists of two phases: the Foundation Phase (Grades R to 3) and the Intermediate Phase (Grades 4 to 6). These phases focus on developing fundamental skills in literacy, numeracy, life skills, and more. As pupils progress to the Senior Phase (Grades 7 to 9) and FET Phase (Grades 10 to 12), they are thoroughly prepared for matriculation examinations set by the Independent Examinations Board.

A Complete Educational Solution

Brescia House School is a full-service educational facility, offering diverse curricular and co-curricular educational programs, along with convenient aftercare facilities.

A Focus on Lifelong Fitness

Our sports program aims to instill a passion for lifelong fitness. Our sporting facilities include two hockey fields, a mini astro, heated aquatic complexes, and tennis/netball courts. We offer a range of sporting activities, from swimming and diving to hockey, netball, soccer, and more.

Enriching Cultural Experiences

Beyond academics, students actively participate in cultural activities, including public speaking, debating, field trips, and musical pursuits. Our school has a strong musical tradition, with four active choirs and instrumental ensembles. Students can explore music production and technology through our Music Institute.

Embracing the Digital Age

Brescia House School is at the forefront of technological education. We introduce coding from an early age and continue to teach ICT throughout a student's journey. Our introduction of laptops to students in Grades 4 to 12 ensures they are well-equipped for the future.

A Balance of Tradition and Innovation

We believe in combining tradition and innovation to empower our students to become confident young women, ready to thrive as successful global citizens.

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Discover more about our unique educational approach and offerings on our website. Your journey towards excellence begins here.
14 Sloane Street, Bryanston 2021, Gauteng, South Africa
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