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An independent
co-educational Christian school situated in the
Cape Town City Bowl.

Welcome to Three Peaks School

An alternative, yet grounded education, rooted in Christian values where children are valued and seen as active contributors capable of great works.

Our approach is inspired by the philosophy of pioneering educator, Charlotte Mason. Children engage in genuine learning in a joyful, supportive environment. They enjoy a rich and broad curriculum and are trained in life-giving habits.

Educational Philosophy

Our educational philosophy informs our pedagogy, which is designed to help children engage in genuine learning.

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A typical day at Gardens Nook Pre-School

At our preschool, affectionately known as ‘Gardens Nook’, children are welcomed into a beautiful atmosphere which is both peaceful and stimulating.

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Primary School Curriculum

All children participate in a broad, rich and rigorous curriculum— they calculate, solve, attend, explore, ponder, recite, paint and sing.

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“Whatever the natural gifts of the child, it is only so far as the habit of attention is cultivated in them that they are able to make use of them.”

Charlotte Mason

What makes
Three Peaks

Developing capacity to pay attention
Unique approach to discipline
Literature based curriculum
Affordable Independent School with Small Classes
Minimal Homework
Meaningful Assessment
Non-competitive classroom environment
Growth mindset over performance


Our admissions process is relational, thorough and designed to give the school and you, as parents, an opportunity to explore whether our educational community is a good fit for your child and family.

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From Our Community

“Lovely caring school where each child is noticed, nurtured and welcomed.”

TPS parent