Welcome to Elsen Academy

Elsen Academy

Elsen Academy is an independent school in Port Elizabeth (Grades 1 – 12) registered with the education department and as a non-profit organization. Aside from offering mainstream education, we cater to the needs of children with learning barriers such as dyslexia, ADHD, etc. as well as emotional/social barriers that make attending the larger schools a challenge. An on-site Learning Center and Vocational Curriculum caters to those who prefer to take a practical approach to education

Primary School

Grades 1 – 7
CAPS curriculum

High School

Grades 8 – 12
CAPS curriculum

Learning Centre

Grades 4 – 12
Online CAPS Curriculum

Vocational School

Bridging classes 10-16 years, IEB ABET curriculum

Who are we?

Elsen Academy is an independent school in Bird Street, Port Elizabeth that provides high-quality, inclusive education for learners from Grade 1 to Grade 12 including expertise in special needs education. Our small class sizes and enhanced curriculum empower learners with 21st-century skills and knowledge to grow into self-confident individuals and the leaders of tomorrow.

Our Mission

Teaching children with unique educational needs in a caring and positive environment. Guiding and supporting our children in becoming independent and productive individuals.

Our Vision

Elsen Academy has a vision to teach, and guide children to be the best that they can be by empowering them through a holistic approach to discover and reach their full potential and strengths.

Additional Offerings

NEURONET

Structured, sequential exercises for motor development, the foundation for automating literacy and numeracy skills.

OCC. THERAPY

(OT) is a branch of health care that helps people of all ages who have physical, sensory, or cognitive barriers.

A/SCHOOL CENTRE

Runs concurrent with the school term for four days per week. It provides a safe, quiet environment, conducive to study.

GYMINI KIDS

Creative gymnastics, tumbling and trampoline program aimed at the advancement of our children's movement and vocabulary. Presented at Elsen Academy.

KARATE

Children who take martial arts lessons from six to 11 learn to handle bullying, teaches healthy fitness habits, encourages discipline, develop good study habits.

SPORTS

Learn early to have better control of their bodies as well as strength and agility. Social interaction is also a key benefit.

Contact us Today

Elsen Academy welcomes you to set up a tour of our school and facilities and arrange a time with our experienced educators and staff to help you make the right choice for your child's future
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