“Play is the highest expression of human development in childhood; for it alone is the free expression of what is in a child’s soul.”

~ Friedrich Froebel

DEAR PROSPECTIVE PARENTS

Thank you for your interest in Maara House. The admissions process is about building a relationship – giving your family an opportunity to get to know our school and community deeply; and giving us a chance to get to know your family. Our goal is to assist you in the exciting and sometimes daunting task of choosing an educational community that is the best fit for your child and for your family.

OUR ENROLMENT PROCESS

VISIT THE SCHOOL and ATTEND A PARENT Q&A. These are held twice a term. Please email us to book a space

SUBMIT APPLICATION FORM

PRE VISIT INTERVIEW: is set up between the school and parent/s in order for you to ask questions in a one-on-one setting and tell us about your hopes and expectations for your child’s education.

VISIT MH: your child will spend 2 days at Maara House

POST VISIT: We will meet with the parent/s after the visit to provide feedback on the visit, clarify anything and decide whether this is a good fit for your child and family.

APPLY TODAY

Applications for 2018 are open

SCHOOL FEES

TERM DATES 2017

The school keeps the basic term dates of the Western Cape Government schools. Please note that in most terms we start a day later to allow for the Maara House staff planning meeting at the beginning of the term.

Term Duration Weeks Days Pub. Hols Actual School Days
1 17 Jan – 31 Mar 12 55 1+1 55
2 19 Apr – 30 Jun 11 53 3+1 49
3 25 Jul – 29 Sep 10 49 2 49
4 10 Oct – 6 Dec 9 42 0 42


SCHOOL HOURS:

Monday – Thursday

SUMMER TIMES: 08.30-13.30

WINTER TIMES: 09.00-14.00

FRIDAY’S FIELD TRIPS: generally 08.30-12.30