The International School of South Africa is an independent junior and senior boarding school situated on a superbly landscaped estate of 54 hectares on the outskirts of Mafikeng. It is owned and administered by a board of governors and it is a member of the Independent Schools Association of South Africa (ISASA) as well as the European Council of International Schools (ECIS).

The School is co-educational, and ranges from primary to post-matriculation (A-level).The Primary (360 students) and Senior (450 pupils) schools are integrated on the same site.In both schools, small classes enable teachers to give students personal and detailed attention.

 With students from 18 different countries, the school provides an excellent opportunity for exchanging ideas, sharing cultures and developing international relations. Our students are drawn from South Africa itself, other African countries , the United Kingdom, Europe, the Indian sub-continent and the Far East.

The International School of South Africa is an educational institution which strives to develop to the fullest the potential of each of its members within a multicultural, multi-faith and international environment.
The School provides a world class education through an internationally recognised curriculum and highly dedicated, motivated and committed teaching and managerial staff.

The curriculum caters for the holistic development of all of its pupils and emphasises the importance of leading a well-balanced life. Morality, ethics, honesty, respect and accountability are highly cherished.

The International School of South Africa:

  • provides a holistic and balanced education for every student within a broad and inclusive curriculum (academic, social, spiritual, cultural and sporting);
  • promotes a stimulating and challenging learning environment founded on tolerance, mutual respect, caring relationships, moral accountability, personal integrity and professional commitment;
  • recognises the need to work closely and effectively with all stakeholders.