John Wesley School is a Christian, independent primary school situated in Pinetown, KwaZulu-Natal. It has served the Pinetown and greater Highway region with distinction since its establishment in 1977.
Offering English medium instruction in a co-educational environment, John Wesley School produces young men and women with the knowledge, character and integrity necessary to become outstanding citizens and boldly face up to the numerous challenges with which they will be confronted in modern society.
As a mission of the Pinetown Methodist Church, the teaching of Jesus Christ is a core focus of the school and no effort is spared in the drive to instill a deep Christian conviction in its children. The development of sound personal values such as tolerance and respect, both for oneself and others, is inextricably linked to this drive.
John Wesley School has a proud academic tradition and has developed an enviable reputation for academic excellence. Upon graduation, its Grade 7 learners progress to the most reputable high schools and continue to excel academically at these institutions.
The educational foundation its children receive not only stands them in good stead at high school, but also at tertiary level and many of its former learners are university graduates.
The emphasis at John Wesley School is on balance and an environment exists that encourages children not only to pursue academic progression, but also develop themselves socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually.
John Wesley School has excellent sports facilities and extra-curricular participation is strongly encouraged at all levels. The school maintains outstanding academic support structures and has a dedicated remedial facility, as well as a class for Learners with Special Education Needs.
Children from the age of two years upwards have access to the superbly equipped pre-primary facility at John Wesley School.
Transformation, in line with the needs of contemporary South African society, is a priority and a study of the history of the school indicates that the need for a transformed society in our country was grasped and understood by the management and personnel long before the fall of institutionalised Apartheid.
John Wesley School has been enrolling children of all races since 1987 and continues to make a telling contribution to the transformation process in South Africa.
John Wesley School is well-managed, employs expert, dedicated personnel and is comparable with the best schools. For excellence in all things educational, it is the natural choice for discerning parents.