September 21, 2019
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Paterson Park School

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Welcome to Paterson Park School

Paterson Park School is a registered independent school operated by the Seventh-day Adventist church since 1932. The School is under the Northern Conference which is part of the Southern African Union Conference which is under the Southern Africa Indian Ocean Division. Though autonomous the school operates in conjunction with the Department of Education of Republic of South Africa. It is registered with the Gauteng Department of Education and Umalusi as an Independent School. Paterson Park School is accredited by Umalusi, Council for Quality Assurance in General and Further Education and Training – accreditation number 17 SCH01 00277. The school is also registered with the Department of Social Development as a non-profit organisation. Paterson Park School is an English medium school starting with grade R through to grade 7. The school admits children regardless of their colour, race, religion, or sex.

Applications for 2018 are OPEN.

Our Values


The teachers are dedicated to encouraging learners to develop a love for God, a love and acceptance of other people, and a healthy self esteem


To Build lasting peer healthy relationships! Learners must feel safe to build relationships.

Personal Growth

Learn in a secure balanced environment where their natural abilities will be challenged.

High Standards

We expect that children who are accepted into our school will maintain the high standards which set our school apart from many others.

Our Mission

The mission of Paterson Park School is to inspire and empower every learner with the knowledge, attitudes and skills needed to live successfully as children of God in the 21st century. By competent sympathetic teaching, within the framework of the SDA philosophy, we strive to restore the image of God in the children entrusted to our care.

Our Philosophy

Paterson Park School offers a program based on the Christian philosophy of God being the Creator and Saviour of the earth. The fundamental premise upon which our educational philosophy is based is the belief that this gospel touches every aspect of life.

Our Objectives

Paterson Park School exists to provide a warm, caring, Christian environment where all children can learn to relate positively to each other, staff and other adults. The school recognizes the uniqueness of each individual and priority is given to helping each child develop socially, spiritually, emotionally, academically and physically to provide a balance for life skills and life’s choices, preparing the mind for truth, the hands for service and the heart for heaven.

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