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. 


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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.  

2020 Admissions

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2020 Admissions

Applications are welcome for Grade 1 to Grade 7.

Please note the following...

• Our Entrance Testing Days for 2020 were held in July and September 2019 and based on current calculations our Grade 1 classes are full.

• Parents are urged to please apply for Grade 1 and to secure a date for the Entrance Test to determine if your child is ready for Grade 1. We have limited space in our Grade R classes for 2020 and they are reserved for children who may not test ready for Grade 1 in 2020. Based on the testing results some applicants may be accepted into the school should they be within the appropriate age to repeat Grade R.

• A waiting list applies for all Grade 1 applicants for 2020. There is no guarantee of placement for all applications received once we are full.

• John Wesley School is an affordable fee-paying Independent pre-primary and primary school, a member of ISASA (Independent Schools Association of South Africa) and a ministry of the Pinetown Methodist Church. We do not receive funding from the Department of Education.

• I have attached our Fees Schedule for 2020.

• Please note, John Wesley School is not a boarding school.

• We accept children/toddlers from the age of two years in our Grade 000 class and we offer aftercare until 5:30 pm.

Please do not hesitate to contact Mrs Hlongwana should you require any additional information on 031 701 5603, via email or connect with us through our Website or Facebook page – John Wesley School Pinetown KZN.

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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. 

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

P.O. Box 2407, Pinetown 3600

Call : 031 701 5603 | 072 952 2537

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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.

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