High School Integration
All of our programmes are built around family homestays, which is where the student stays with their tutor or a host family during their stay. This gives the student a comfortable, friendly, home away from home. The school is local and easily reached. It’s in a good safe residential area close to shops and the beach. You will be expected to live as part of the family and also join in all of the school activities. Your english MUST be at least Intermediate and stays can be from 1 month to 1 academic year.
Our schools are based in 3 mains areas; Simons Town ( est over 200 years ago!) and Fish Hoek. Then further along the coast towards Somerset West and Stellenbosch and finally north of Cape Town in Brackenfell. All schools are well established; modern with good facilities and have a good ethnic mix
Most South African schools enjoy sports and they can be very competitive so if you enjoy Rugby or Cricket then you will feel right at home here. For those who are more academic than sporty, you will also enjoy the cultural side as they have vibrant Drama Groups as well as IT Departments and always a School Newspaper. Whats not to get involved in…..
You will be expected to wear the school uniform. That’s “ non negotiable!” The wearing of uniform is strictly enforced right down to the wearing of the correct shoes ! We will get you a School Buddy when you arrive to show you around and help introduce you to the schedule. Be sure your host family will also play an active part
Lots of social events to attend….
Additionally, we have a resident Local Co-Ordinator who will meet you on arrival and at other times during your stay. She lives very near to the school and is always on hand should you have any worries that your host family can’t help you with. She will be in contact with you; your own family; your host family and the school at all times.
New Friends at Lunch time
You meet your new school mates at lunch time and make lot’s of new friends
An exciting rugby match
You can be part of exhilarating rugby match
Duration of your school integration
You can attend from 1 month to 1 academic year and the only requirement is an acceptable level/understanding of English as you will be immersed in the school curriculum immediately. You will also be expected to purchase a school uniform.
During school life you can expect to attend all lessons for your academic year, participate fully in sporting activities and be involved in any After School Events that occur.
Some of our partner schools
We work with various schools throughout The Cape. All schools have been visited and inspected by us and our Local Coordinator is in direct and regular contact with them.
Simons Town High School
Established for over 200 years and offers a wide range of subjects plus is linked to Simons Town Naval Academy. Its vibrant; inter active and has students from 5 to 19 years. The students hail from Europe; Africa and South America. The local bus is offered or you can go with your host family
Fish Hoek High School
A great institution with superb Sporting Facilities. Nestled in a town right on the Beach with a strong After School emphasis and expectations on results in both academic and sporting departments
Brackenfell High School
Just north of Cape Town with a high emphasis on results. They have teams for Rugby, Cricket and Tennis and you are actively encouraged to join in. They run ‘a tight ship” so the correct uniform is important.
Fairmont High School
Fairmont High School is based in the suburbs just north of Cape Town. A hugely diverse school that encourages sporting and art achievements as well as academic. It is a community school and plays a large part in the area. Opened in 1977 it has expanded to have a strong Sports Ethos and so if you are interested in improving your English and taking part in competitive Sports then Fairmont should be your first stop.
Hottentot Holland (HHH)
Diverse school offering opportunities for students living in Somerset West and Gordons Bay. Huge Sports Fields and lots of encouragement for all of the students.
Boland College, as a public technical and vocational education and training college, serves the needs of the widespread Boland area by providing affordable, lifelong, quality education and training in line with the social and economic needs of the community.
We at Boland College understand that South Africa with its different sectors need employers and employees with above-average skills and that is why our programmes are intended to directly respond to the priority skills demands of the Boland as well as the South African economy.
Im really happy I choose High school Integration, I had a chance to go Hout Bay International School, it was excellent school, with amazing building and very nice teacher, students made feel so welcome.Gemma Gunther
My time at Fish Hoek High School was great, something really cool about school busing make me feel like I’m going on African adventures, I had a great time and will like to do again, pleasent time thanks.Eija-Riitt Pietikäinen
Wants to know more? Contact us now and we can send you details of lots of schools on offer in the beautiful Cape Town Countryside
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