Thinking Schools

Kyalami Schools (NPC), which incorporates Kyalami Prep, Beaulieu Prep and Beaulieu College, provides an outstanding quality of education to all its pupils. Its identity as a 'Thinking School' is at the heart of its work, whether it is encouraging children to think about others or to think things out for themselves.

A unique ethos of aspiration, reflection and improvement permeates the schools at all levels. Staff and pupils are receiving a very special opportunity to learn about real life skills, values, how to think and question effectively and how to prepare for a happy and successful life.  Our outstandingly successful schools fully meet the aims of Kyalami Schools’ challenging vision statement by being a ‘creative and thinking school’ developing its pupils to become global achievers.

The focus on 'thinking skills' across the schools plays a significant role in teaching pupils how to learn effectively. It is an important factor in the good progress they make and in their preparation for high school and later life.

What is a Thinking School

The definition of a thinking school that emerged is one of an educational community in which all members share a common commitment to giving regular, careful thought to everything that takes place.

 

About Thinking Schools International

Thinking Schools International (TSI) was established in 2010 and is a partnership between Kestrel Education in the UK and Designs for Thinking in the US.  The aim – to facilitate a whole school approach to the development of pupils’ thinking skills for organisations across the globe who are committed to develop 21st Century Learning.

“The reason I was drawn to Thinking Schools South Africa (TSSA) is because of this novel idea that in matters social as well as educational, the best tool at our disposal as human beings is to think our way out of problems; far too much emphasis in South African education is on coverage of content and too little on the underlying thinking skills crucial for understanding complex scholarly and social problems” 
                                                                             -Professor Jonathan Jansen, TSSA Patron

Are you looking for a quality Preparatory  school? 

Contact our admissions department.
T: 010 591 5004
E: admissions@kyalamischools.org

Related Sites:

Kyalami Schools NPC
Kyalami Preparatory
Beaulieu College


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