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Club 21 Helderberg opened its doors in 2020, after a need for such a centre was identified in the area.  It is functioning as a satellite campus of Club 21 Pretoria, with regular contact between the two campuses on various levels.

​The school is situated on the grounds of the ACVV Speelkasteel Strand, Jurgens Str, Strand, Cape Town.

​The languages of instruction currently offered are English and Afrikaans.

​Club 21 Helderberg offers:

  •  A structured and fixed routine in which children with Down syndrome can reach their full potential.​

  • Small groups with a maximum of eight learners with qualified teachers and assistants.​

  •  An academic curriculum based on concepts of the National Curriculum Assessment Policy Statements (CAPS), with a Christ centered foundation.​

  •  Comprehensive assessments by Speech- and Occupational therapists to determine the independent level of functioning of each learner with Down syndrome.​

  • Weekly Speech- and Occupational individual therapy to ensure and monitor the optimal development of learners. Therapies not included in school fees. 

  • Quarterly educational outings 

  • Programs to enhance music and dance 

  •  The development of Christian values.


While Club 21 does not discriminate against any learner wanting to attend Club 21, the school does have objective admission requirements:

- Comprehensive assessments by Speech- and Occupational therapists appointed by the

    management of Club 21.

​- Interview with parents.

​- Interview with teachers and therapists from previous schools or learning centres.

​- Placements in conjunction with the therapists and management of Club 21.

​- Only learners with Down syndrome.

​- The ability to function within a structured social / educational environment. 


​​School hours are from 08:00 to 13:30 Monday to Friday. Aftercare facilities are available from 13:30-17:30.


​School terms are in accordance with the Western Cape provincial school terms.


​Helderberg School Fees: R3 770 per month per child and is due on or before the 4th of each month for twelve months.


​Full day aftercare (13:30 - 17:30) : R1 170 p.m.

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