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Please contact us on 021 704 2786 or email admin@juniorcollege.co.za for more information


Welcome to Junior College

We are small private school based in Ottery. Since 1998, our school has been a proud witness to the growth and accomplishments of countless young learners. 

Operating by the motto “Knowledge is Light” Junior College takes pride in its small classes and devoted educators, committed to ensuring that every child’s journey at Junior College is joyful and fulfilling on every level. Alongside maintaining excellent academic standards, we offer a diverse range of exciting extra - curricular activities that aim to provide well rounded opportunities, placing emphasis on the holistic education of each nurtured child.

As an inclusive academic institution, we offer religious education, welcoming and celebrating children from all faiths. At Junior College, we are dedicated to instilling passion for learning and reading while promoting active engagement with our community through Outreach Programmes, encouraging our learners to extend beyond our school walls and into the wider world, ultimately becoming exemplary citizens and making their mark in society. 

Whether you are a prospective parent seeking a diverse family-centric school or a grandparent looking for a secure and nurturing environment, we warmly welcome you to connect with us. Schedule an appointment for a tour of our school and we will provide a comprehensive overview of our educational offerings and approach, known for fostering the success of our learners. 

We are eager to meet and extend a warm welcome to you. We eagerly anticipate the opportunity to join forces with you in your child’s educational journey.

Meet the Principal

Mrs King has been the Principal of Junior College since December 2018. She has a background in Publishing and Marketing and lived in London (United Kingdom) between 1998 - 2004. Before being appointed Principal at Junior College, she served as Head of Department for the Foundation Phase and began her journey at Junior College in 2016 as Grade 3 teacher, which has since become her designated teaching post.

Mrs King holds a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and Communication. In addition to this, she holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education - Foundation Phase (Cum Laude). With a wide interest in Languages and Linguistics, she studied African Languages, Literature and Linguistics (Xhosa) in 2013. Mrs King is also a qualified EFL Teacher (Teaching English as a Foreign Language).