Principal/HOD

Mr Melvin Govender

Message from the Preparatory Principal

At Ridgeway Preparatory School we create excellence in the classroom, sports arenas, digital platforms and on stage. We focus on developing creativity and collaborative skills within our children.

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Welcome to Ridgeway Preparatory

At Ridgeway College Preparatory School, we prioritise thinking skills as the foundation of true learning. Our qualified educators shape the curriculum to foster individual and collaborative thinking, analytical and creative abilities, and social and environmental intelligences. At our school we focus on excellence in the classroom, on the sportsfield, on digital platforms, and on stage, fostering creativity and collaboration in our students.

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Academics

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Subjects Offered

    Grade R to Grade 3:
  • Life Skills
  • English
  • Tshivenda – Grade 1 & 2
  • Afrikaans
  • Mathematics
    Grade 4 to 7:
  • English
  • Tshivenda – Grade 4 & 5
  • Mathematics
  • Natural Sciences & Technology
  • Social Science
  • Afrikaans
  • Physical Education
  • Computers
  • Art
  • Economic Management Science (Grade 7 only)
  • Life Orientation (Grade 7 only)

We are currently phasing Tshivenda in per grade and by 2026 it will be taught to all our learners from Grade 1-7

Grade 3 and 6 students write the International IEB benchmark tests for Mathematics every year.

Sport

athletics
school soccer
Ridgeway Invitational Sports Day
Ridgeway Prep Netball

Sports we offer

  • Athletics
  • Soccer
  • Netball
  • Cross Country
  • Chess
  • Hockey
  • Tennis
  • Annual Ridgeway Races
  • Edugro Winter Sports Festival
  • Ridgeway Invitational Sports Day

Culture

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Cultural Activities Offered

  • Concert (alternating years)
  • Ridgeway’s got Talent (alternating years)
  • Quiz Night
  • Conquesta Olympiad (alternating years)
  • Grade 7 Farewell
  • Halloween Dress up
  • Annual Culture day
  • Prize-giving
  • Educational Tours and Outings
  • Outreach Programme - Support a number of charities (SPCA, Shoe drive, Takkie/casual day stickers, etc.)

Prep Highlights

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Outreach Programmes
Conquesta Olympiad
Educational Tours and Outings

 

  • School Concert (alternating years)
  • Ridgeway’s Got Talent (alternating years)
  • Quiz Nights
  • Conquesta Olympiad (alternating years)
  • Grade 7 Farewell
  • Halloween Dress up
  • Annual Culture day
  • Prize-giving
  • Educational Tours and Outings
  • Outreach Programmes
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