Welcome to Abbotts College

Welcome to Abbotts College, the leading Grade 10, 11 and 12 college in South Africa. Our unique approach to education is underpinned by an understanding that this final and critical phase in a child’s education will shape and determine their future.

Abbotts College is about optimal results and giving every student the best opportunity to achieve this. Our excellent results, across the ability spectrum, year after year speak for themselves.

We attain this through

  • Excellent and experienced teachers
  • Small classes and extra lessons when necessary
  • Supervised homework immediately after classes
  • Teachers available telephonically after hours
  • Comprehensive career guidance
  • A culture of mutual respect that fosters participation and promotes learning
  • A code of conduct that allows for students to express individuality within a caring, monitored and supportive environment
  • An ethos of total commitment to fulfilling student potential in a holistic and balanced way

The core philosophy of the College is a belief in the individual worth of each student. Abbotts College allows students to express this individuality in an environment where teachers and students alike strive for the best results.


Abbotts College accepts students into Grade 10 or 11 or 12. Students, who wish to be treated as young adults while being supported, encouraged and extended as they strive to reach their personal goals, will find the Abbotts College system most rewarding.

We will ensure that you are able to achieve excellent Matric results and that you are equipped to make the most of the opportunities that this will create for you.

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Welcome to the Abbotts College family. The education we offer takes place in an atmosphere of mutual respect within an environment which recognizes and acknowledges that each student is an individual.

Abbotts College offers a life-changing experience for all our students. We equip our students to go out into the world to be the very best that they can be whilst being responsible citizens and valuable contributors to the broader community, this is our Guarantee. .

Abbotts College welcomes students from many countries in Africa and further afield. Each campus is a cosmopolitan blend of languages and cultures reflecting the world in which we live.

Each of our five campuses has hostel or residential facilities associated with it. So whether you are interested in studying in Cape Town, Johannesburg or Pretoria we can provide comfortable surroundings in which to do this. The facilities have matrons and wardens or house parents and support staff to attend to the needs of our students.

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