Tyger Valley College

Tyger Valley College provides outstanding facilities, qualified and dedicated teachers with passion and enthusiasm to fulfil the needs of each learner in a sensitive, caring manner and a balanced programme of academic, cultural, sporting and adventure pursuits.


Pecanwood College

Surrounded by the majestic Magaliesberg Mountains and near to the historic Hartbeespoort dam, We are proud to offer ourselves as an ideal school for families who have chosen a lifestyle away from large urban centres and the quality of life that it brings.


Southdowns College

Providing a dynamic and progressive education for all pupils who respect individual needs and embrace diversity and change in pursuit of academic, sporting and cultural excellence, while providing leadership skills and nurturing spiritual growth.


Centurus Colleges

Centurus Colleges

Providing a dynamic and progressive education for all pupils who respect individual needs, and embrace diversity and change in pursuit of academic, sporting and cultural excellence, whilst providing social and leadership skills and nurturing spiritual growth.

Professional Service

Teachers who deliver a professional service and are treated accordingly, while understanding the accountability of their positions within the policy and goals of the organisation.


Strive towards international standard in facilities, academic rigor, sporting and creative arts performance and service to all our customers: pupils, parents and teachers.


An openness and willingness to approach all the ways possible to redress the inequities and to seek to understand the best way to become fully diverse in all we do in thought, word and deed.


Seek to develop all staff members within the organisation and to seek ways to train and promote from within where this is in the interests of the individual as well as the organisation.

Centurus Colleges is a group of independent, combined schools of excellence.

Value Services

Academic Enrichment Centre

The Vision Statement of AEC is to be a centre that is responsible for facilitating the implementation of programmes that will serve to encourage learners to utilise their talents, enhance their skills and experience self confidence. A fundamental belief is shared in promoting equity by acknowledging that all students learn differently and attempts should therefore be made at understanding their thinking, learning and behaviour patterns.

  • School readiness assessments for all Grade 0 learners
  • Parental guidance and support
  • To provide support that facilitates maximum independent learning.
  • Thinking Skills
  • Research Skills
  • Communication Skills


To provide a safe environment for children who cannot be collected after regular school hours. This service is applicable to children from Grade 000 to Grade 6.


Whether a weekly, monthly or a boarder per term, it sees each pupil in a well-proportioned, individual bedroom with study facility, luxury bathrooms, a communal lounge and TV area, wireless, broadband connections, a modern dining hall, laundry, sanitarium with a dedicated nursing sister, as well as an on-site school psychologist.

  • Enclosed within the school grounds with 24-hour security
  • Boarders have access to school amenities at all times
  • Co-education allows siblings of both sexes to attend the same school and boarding facility

Business Forum

The Business Forum is a private platform for parents of Southdowns College to network with other businesses. Please send an email to marketing@southdownscollege.co.za if you are interested in becoming a member.

  • Platinum: value exceeding R50 000.00 
  • Gold: value exceeding R25 000.00
  • Silver: value exceeding R15 000.00
  • Bronze: value below R10 000.00

Eco Schools

Pecanwood College is an Eco school having already obtained our National and International Eco flags. This year we received our Platinum II certificate, something we are very proud of. We received this award for the 2015 Wetlands project that our school did on Hartbeespoort Dam.  We are the only school in North West that has this status.

About Enrichment

Southdowns College provides a time within the school day during which the pupils are able to expand their skills and abilities through a structured programme. This programme is designed to guide the pupil in discovering their potential talents in their chosen area of speciality, at no additional charge.

  • Music
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Cricket
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Tennis

  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Golf
  • Robotics
  • Illustration

The Izzi Trust

Izitini Zolwazi – or the Izzi Trust – is a registered Section 18A children’s charity whose philosophy centres on empowerment through education. Our three main areas of activity are: providing bursaries for financially disadvantaged children; running outreach programmes at underprivileged schools and creches; and encouraging and facilitating environmental, cultural and academic events that bring together children from our country’s many different economic and social groups.

For more information regarding our bursary and outreach programmes or if you would like to assist us in any way, please contact Frith Wesley on 083 4667386 / 012 6651147 email frith@izzitrust.co.za or visit http://www.izzitrust.co.za.

  • Run feeding schemes, sponsored by Makro
  • Assist outreach schools to set up self-sustainable vegetable gardens
  • Through corporate volunteer days undertake painting, repair and maintenance work
  • Assist coaching  netball, soccer, cricket and playball sessions
  • Raised funds for a mini-bus to transport children to school in the rural North West Province to school.
  • In 2011 as part of Holiday feeding scheme, we distributed 420,000 packaged meals


Our mission is to teach children to enjoy water, to learn to swim and ultimately to be water safe. Beginners need to develop the basic skills of water confidence, streamlining, recovery and propulsion. These skills need to be taught in an easy-to remember sequence. Once learned it forms the foundation for all future stroke development and can be reinforced as the strokes are further developed and refined. These basic mobility skills are of immense value to swimming at all levels of stroke development through to competitive swimming and lifesaving. We will ensure that the children achieve a high level of mobility in the aquatic environment.

  • Using tender loving care
  • Adopting age appropriate skills
  • By routine and repetition
  • Water orientation
  • Water awareness
  • Safety skills in and around the water

Time Maths Institute

During the academic day, the TIME staff works closely with the Tyger Valley College staff to enhance the planning and methodology used to implement the curriculum. After school, extra maths lessons are provided at very competitive rates (see Fees).

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