Crossroads School was established in 1966, by a Speech and Language Therapist whose own daughter had learning difficulties.
Since there were no existing facilities for children of average intellectual ability but with specific learning problems, she and an Occupational therapist, together with a teacher, answered a need in South African education and established Crossroads as one of the first remedial schools in Johannesburg.
The Crossroads Trust was formed with a Board of Trustees and opened its doors in an old building in Parktown. In 1977 Crossroads School established itself in Victory Park with an enrollment of 80 children.
Crossroads School has grown steadily during its forty-five year history with enrollment presently at 233 students and employing a full time staff of 50 .
Admission Process of Crossroads School
The Admission process
If you would like to apply for admittance of your child to Crossroads School, please complete the Inquiry Form and attach the latest assessment reports (i.e. the Psychological, Speech, Occupational Therapy and Scholastic or Remedial assessments), as well as the last school report and proof of payment of the non-refundable administration fee of R1000. This charge is payable with submission of documentation for your child’s considered application.
This is a prerequisite for enrolment at Crossroads School. These can be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to 011 888 7415.
Once we are in possession of all the documentation, we will ascertain, from the reports, whether Crossroads is the correct placement for your child.
External Assessments Guide
If no testing has been done, please see the “External Assessment Guide” in order to find who you can book an assessment with.
In the middle of the year we have a clearer idea of how many children will be returning to mainstream education, and therefore how many places we will have available for new enrolments. In the meantime, all suitable applications are placed on a waiting list until we are able to confirm placement. We are able to start offering places by September each year, for admission in the following January.
Parent Visit and Interview:
Both parents will be invited to meet with the Principal, who will discuss the application further and explain how Crossroads School operates. The Principal will also give a tour of the school.
After you have been offered a place you will meet with the Administrator, Mrs Anne Saunders, who will give you enrolment forms, and go through them with you. Once the forms have been completed and returned to Crossroads, together with the R35000.00 non-refundable enrolment fee, your child’s place is secured.
• Personal Particulars
• Financial Admittance Form
• Method of Payment of School Fees Form
• Financial Clearance Certificate from previous school
• Birth Certificate
• My School Card Application
Towards the end of the year we hold a New Pupil Orientation, to which the parents and their children are invited. After an introductory talk by the Principal in the Hall, the pupils disperse to their new classes for a more in-depth talk by their teachers.
Pupils and parents are then free to wander around and familiarise themselves with the School.
The Second Hand Uniform Shop will be open.
School Fees of Crossroads School
A NON REFUNDABLE R35 000.00 ENROLMENT FEE
R132 990.00 PER ANNUM
IF PAID BEFORE END JANUARY 2020
= R126 340.50 : less 5% (R6 649.50)
PAYABLE ON: 1 JANUARY, 1 MAY, 1 SEPTEMBER 2020
11 MONTHS (Jan-Nov) R12 090.00 PM
PLUS A ONCE-OFF PAYMENT OF:
ANNUAL INSURANCE R 165.00 PER ANNUM (Payable in January)
TOURS LEVY R 500.00 PER ANNUM (Payable in January)
TOTAL = R 665.00
BOOK PACK PAYABLE IN JANUARY
Nedbank Killarney Branch
A/C No.: 191 600 2587
Branch Code: 191 605
Ref: Name of Learner
Contact the administration staff for assistance.
Phone: 011 782-5378
Fax: 011 888-7415
Cell no: 078 277 7383
(for use on School outings or sports matches)
P O Box 87432