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On 31 December 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) reported a cluster of pneumonia cases in Wuhan City, China. 'Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2' (SARS-CoV-2) was confirmed as the causative agent of what we now know as 'Coronavirus Disease 2019' (COVID-19). Since then, the virus has spread to more than 100 countries, including South Africa. For more information regarding COVID-19, please visit https://sacoronavirus.co.za/

Ashbury is an independent school

registered with the Gauteng Department of Education and accredited by UMALUSI (17 SCHO1 00327). Ashbury was started in 1994 at its current location in Fairleads Benoni as a Combined School, educating students from pre-grade R to grade 12.

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mr Cecil Behrens Headmaster

Mr Cecil Behrens

Message from the Headmaster

Every now and then in life you discover a treasure – it might be a special relationship; it might be a sacred place; it might be a school.

It is my hope that you will discover here at Ashbury we have many treasures – fine friends; creative and innovative teaching and learning; sound values; fine traditions; and a faith that will enable you to meet the challenges of life.

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Why Ashbury?

  • One-stop solution from Grade 000 – Grade 12
  • Excellent academic record
  • Caring and nurturing environment
  • Science and computer lab
  • Free aftercare for ECD learners with cooked meals
  • Focused Early Childhood Development Centre
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