The St John’s College Academy is now in its 11th year, an after-school enrichment programme for boys in Grades 10 to 12, promoting excellence in Mathematics, Physical Science, English and Life Skills.
At an annual cost of R750 000, the Academy currently serves 72 boys from disadvantaged backgrounds in our community of Berea, Hillbrow and Yeoville who attend government schools in Hillbrow and Highlands North.
The Academy strives to develop confidence, empowering boys to achieve the matric results for tertiary education and enabling them to become meaningful citizens in their communities. In addition to subject tuition, the Academy boys are taught life skills to help them reach their goals.
The support St John’s offers includes pastoral care, career guidance, university application assistance and the securing of bursaries or learnerships where possible. The Academy boys attend leadership and revision camps and go on many excursions to museums and other places of interest.