HPPS About Us

about US

Welcome to our school!

Howick Pre-Primary School - a home away from home.

As the leader of this beautiful school, I am so excited to show you around. What makes our school so special is the passion and dedication we have for loving, growing and educating children in their formative years. We pride ourselves in creating a warm, inviting and loving environment where children in our care will thrive.

– Marianne Taylor, Principal

Fast Facts

150

Children enrolled per year

8

Qualified
 teachers

6

Qualified teacher assistants

45+

Years we’ve been serving the Howick community
School TImes

SCHOOL TIMES
07h00 to 12h15
Gates are open between 07h00 & 08h00 and again between 12h15 & 13h00.

Aftercare

AFTERCARE
13h00 to 17h00 daily
Aftercare is charged per hour. You are only charged for the time your child spends at school.

School Terms

SCHOOL TERMS
School terms run in conjunction with the Government school terms.

Holiday Times

HOLIDAY CARE
No holiday care is provided.

Weekly Programme

WEEKLY PROGRAM INCLUDES

  • Library
  • Baker-Baker
  • Recycling projects
  • Charity collections
  • Show & Tell
Hats and sunscreen

HATS AND SUNSCREEN
We are a sun-safe school, so every child is provided with a school hat to wear and sunblock is applied on very hot days.

Learning Readiness

LEARNING READINESS ASSESSMENTS
All our Grade R children are assessed at the start of their Grade R year. This assessment allows us to provide a unique learning programme for each Grade R child.

our staff

Marianne Taylor

Marianne Taylor
Principal
Grade R Parrot Class Teacher

Meghann Paul

Meghann Paul
Vice Principal
Grade R Ladybird Class Teacher

laura Hills

Laura Hills
School Administrator
(and the glue that holds us together!)

Class Teacher
Baby Monkey class

Mrs Du Plessis

Wilma Du Plessis
Class Teacher
Busy Bees Class

Amy Fletcher

Amy Fletcher
Class Teacher
Grade RRR Butterfly class
(Junior Group Aftercare Teacher)

Ingrid Spencer

Ingrid Spencer
Class Teacher
Grade RRR Turtles class

Kim Alborough

Kim Alborough
Class Teacher
Grade RR Dragonflies

Vanessa Tillet

Vanessa Tillett
Class Teacher
Grade RR Owls

Jordan Ballie

Jordan Baillie
Junior Teacher
Grade R Parrots

Tyla Upton

Tyla Upton
Teacher Intern
Grade RR Owls

Andile Zondi

Andile Zondi
Teacher Assistant
Turtles Class
(Senior Group Aftercare Teacher)

Thembe Mxoli

Thembe Mxoli
Teacher Assistant
Busy Bee class
(Aftercare Assistant)

Wendy Mkhwanaza

Wendy Mkhwanaza
Teacher Assistant
Baby Monkey class
(Aftercare Assistant)

Khanyo Buthelezi

Khanyo Buthelezi
Teacher Assistant
Baby Monkey class
(Aftercare Assistant)

Sindi

Sindi Ngubane
Teacher Assistant
Busy Bee Class

Katrina Buthelezi

Katrina Buthelezi
General Assistant

Zanele Hlongwane

Zanele Hlongwane
General Assistant

Girlie Mbanjwa

Girlie Mbanjwa
General Assistant

Thema Hlongwane

Themba Hlongwane
General Handyman and Groundsman

Luyanda Hlongwane

Luyanda Hlongwane
General Handyman and Groundsman

History

Originally started by Mrs Linley as a play school, Howick Pre-Primary School has remained a home away from home for the children in our care.

1978

Mrs Linley’s school was taken over by the Education Department under the leadership of Mrs Warren. Howick Pre-Primary was established, making it the oldest pre-primary in Howick.

1984

Enrolment increased to 120 children (18 months to 6 years).

1984

Became an independent pre-primary, registered with the Department of Education and run under the governance of an elected School Governing Body.

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Howick Pre Primary School - a school for 2 year olds
Howick Pre Primary School
Howick Pre Primary School