Our pre-school offers a safe and nurturing environment for boys and girls from 3 years old. Children can be dropped off from 06h30 in the morning. Breakfast, lunch and an afternoon snack are provided. The pre-school ensures your child will enter the junior primary grades well-equipped to deal with the more formal style of learning.

Primary School

Mary Help of Christians offers the foundation phase of learning for boys and girls from grade R to grade 3, with Grade 4 being introduced in 2025. The school follows the GDE CAPS curriculum. Many school excursions are offered during the year to enrich their learning.

School Ethos

Our Catholic Ethos is the foundation of our school. The Salesian preventative system promotes an atmosphere of acceptance, tolerance, change and forgiveness. The system is based on the fundamental belief that all young people can grow or change for the better. It is built on 3 pillars: reason, religion & loving-kindness.

What We Offer

Supervised homework and aftercare available from 14h15 to 17h30 (also available for pre-school children)
Supervised homework
Computer lessons
Quality, holistic education with a Christian foundation, including Religious Education lessons.

About Our School

Mary Help of Christians School is a Catholic School, in Johannesburg South, established in 1966 by the Salesian sisters.

We are a fully functional Pre-School & Junior Primary School with the principles and values of the Salesian Spirit of St Don Bosco and St Mary Mazzarello, serving our community. The attitudes and values we teach are firmly grounded in the traditions of Catholic education. The school welcomes all families who seek a holistic education that includes the fostering of faith and gospel values.

Contact Us

School Principal:

Mrs Pamela Khumalo

Phone No:

011 433 0220 / 0607953326


Fees & Enrolment

School Calendar

Find us

Physical address:

53 Melville Street, Booysens
Johannesburg South,

Postal address:

53 Melville Street, Booysens
Johannesburg South,

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