• Celebrating 30 years of excellence 1989-2019
    2019 celebrates the 30th Anniversary of our official registration with the Department of Education. To mark this significant milestone for…
  • Helping other's
    John Wesley School Principal, Mr Darron Tarr recently handed over a cheque to Mpho Gwala, the Project Director at Youth…
  • The Karri App
    Parents are reminded to download the Karri App. As a school, we realise that making small payments for collections can…

John Wesley School: Striving for Excellence 

John Wesley School is a Christian independent primary school that has served the Pinetown and greater Highway area in KwaZulu-Natal with distinction since opening its doors 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.

The school has a strong team supported by the Board of Governors, parents and staff who all share a commitment to the children and their wellbeing.

We encourage parents to share responsibility for their children’s education, and we look forward to a happy partnership with you and your family. 


jws 70hA

Your Donations Make A Difference In A Child's Life

Donating to our school Bursary Fund will help create new and rewarding educational experiences for our learners.  

Helping other's

    Published in School News
  • Wednesday, 05 September 2018 00:00
Helping other's Mr Darron Tarr handed over a cheque to Mpho Gwala, the Project Director at Youth For Christ for the amount of R10 000.00 at their AGM.

John Wesley School Principal, Mr Darron Tarr recently handed over a cheque to Mpho Gwala, the Project Director at Youth For Christ for the amount of R10 000.00 at their AGM. This amount was raised on behalf of Tennyson House in 2017/2018 as part of the school's social responsibility. Grade 7 learner's Tumelo Khathi and Alwande Shabalala also attended the AGM and enjoyed an informative tour of the facilities at Tennyson House.

John Wesley School was recently visited by the BIC Pens road-show crew, the learners were treated to a stage production which expounded on the importance of reading and writing. The children were gifted with pens and pencils. The learners then chose to gift these pens to Tennyson House, along with bags of toiletries donated by the Foundation Phase.

We learn through our belief in Jesus Christ too “Give generously to the poor and to do so without a grudging heart; then because of this the LORD your God will bless you in all your work and in everything you put your hand to.” “Whoever is kind to the poor lends to the LORD, and he will reward them for what they have done.” Deuteronomy 15:10

Tennyson House is a shelter and temporary home for street children in and around the city of Durban. Working with children, youth and families struggling with poverty and unhealthy lifestyles, the intention is to provide prevention and early intervention programmes to preserve the family structure.

The main aim of the home is to re-unite the children with their families. The shelter currently takes care of fifteen young girls between the ages of 11 and 17 and ensures that they have a safe place to live and complete their schooling. This Youth for Christ Centre also opens its facility to boys who are brought in off the streets on Wednesday’s, ministered to, given an opportunity to shower and enjoy a meal.

Visit their website for more information

Latest Events

01 Aug 2018

Our first TESTING DAY for learners wanting to enter John Wesley School for Grade 1 to Grade 7 in 2019 will take place on Saturday ...


John Wesley is the best..I thank God i chose to send my baby girl to John Wesley she turned to be an independent young ...
Bantu Gugushe Grade Parent
Excelled in
Bantu Gugushe - Parent
John Wesley is the best school ever, and it taught me a lot - especially to be independent. I really don't know how to ...
Pretty Soni Grade Past Pupil
Excelled in
Pretty Soni - Past Pupil
I work at JWS and can proudly testify that it is a school of integrity - I can proudly recommend it to any parent who ...
Lilan Corden-Lloyd Grade Staff member
Excelled in
Lilan Corden-Lloyd - Staff member
I have utmost respect for this school and I strongly believe that our country needs the school of such caliber.
Allen Wandah Grade Parent
Excelled in
Allen Wandah - Parent
jws 70hA

Get involved in our 100 000 fundraising initiative

Obtaining funding for building projects is daunting, so we have launched our 100 000 Campaign in the hope that we can convince 100 businesses or individuals to come alongside us to build the two classrooms we will need by the end of 2018. 

Newsletter Subscription

Subscribe to John Wesley School newsletter list and stay abreast of all our news.


30 Bamboo Lane (off St.John’s Ave), Pinetown

P.O. Box 2407, Pinetown 3600

Call : 031 701 5603

John Wesley School

John Wesley School is proudly South African, applies Christian values, is independent, 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.

Member of:

isasa white