We are committed to high-quality, learner-centred education for all learners. We aim to achieve this through innovative thinking. This mission is achieved by: Creating a caring, safe and happy environment for learners. Mentoring and developing learners to become creative, balanced, respectful, confident and courageous citizens. Providing an inclusive support system for each learner. Ensuring a professional and supportive environment so that teachers may flourish and develop their expertise. Encouraging parents and learners to be active participants in the development of our school and the broader community.

Our History

In July 1940 the Greenside Extension Primary School opened its doors, with seven classrooms and administration offices. Mr G.H.H. Nesbit was the first principal and a staff of four taught the 137 pupils, the first enrolled.

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We encourage reading

Let us remember: One book, one pen, one child, and one teacher can change the world. At Greenside we believe that the more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.

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Our Sponsors

We have received sponsorship from Nedbank and LRPMG in the form of 20 teacher's licences for My Cyberwall, a programme that is Internet-based...

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Communication and payments

The AWSUM App for Schools makes parent-communication REAL. It is a perfect tool to house all your communication channels (news, notifications, group chats.....

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The Department of Education has advised that pilot programmes in coding will start at some schools from 2020. Coding will soon become a subject offered at all SA Schools. We would like to get a head-start by introducing it at our school.

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