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The Summerhill Nursery School, Preparatory School & College, is a co-ed, independent pre-school, junior school and high school situated in Carlswald, Gauteng. The College is an official Cambridge International Centre and accredited by the IEB. The school was established in 1990 and practice a comprehensive combination of methodologies and study skills. At Summerhill we aim for 100% understanding and performance.

Co-ed students can start from the Nursery and progress all the way through to the College, all on one beautiful and enriching campus.


At our nursery school, our stress-free and joyful campus empowers our children with the ability to think for themselves, have the freedom to create and the courage to try. We welcome all their mistakes, big or small, as we see them as opportunities to learn. The more questions they ask, the happier we are as staff…Job well done!





At the prep we offer a relaxed, nature-infused environment where students experience a holistic educational opportunity that includes a comprehensive curriculum offering, a community ethos and strong environmental focus. Our curriculum is an enquiry-based, experiential approach and includes coding, STEAM and project based learning. Our students are encouraged to become active initiators and participants in their own learning through curiosity, involvement, engagement and fun!.



With the combination of dedicated subject experts and a self-selected course of study in either Cambridge or IEB, making your child’s goal become a reality is our guarantee at Summerhill College. We ensure that whatever pathway they choose will be lined with success.

Offering a tailor made education that strives to highlight your child’s strengths is our objective and their accomplishments is our priority. Summerhill International College –  the start of  GREATNESS – where the world sits in anticipation of Summerhill’s future leaders who are equipped to effect the change that society needs.