Kronendal Primary is a co-educational, government school with a rich heritage dating back to 1901. Today Kronendal has over 350 students, with an average class size of 28. Kronendal prides itself on providing a safe, happy and motivating environment which allows children to achieve their academic, sporting and creative potential and build friendships for life.
Kronendal is subject to the South African Schools Act. A Board of Governors, consisting of parent representatives as well as teaching and non-teaching staff, governs the school. Principal Nathan Levendal is responsible for the day-to-day management of the school in consultation with the leadership team.
Kronendal is well respected as a feeder school to many of Cape Town’s top high schools. Many learners have gone on to excel at secondary school due to the nourishing grounding they received at Kronendal Primary.
Kronendal strives to:
- instil a love of learning
- encourage academic excellence
- develop responsibility and self discipline
- cultivate creative thinking and effective communicating skills
- enable full participation in cultural and sporting activities
- realise individual potential and build self-esteem
- encourage empathy and consideration for others
Kronendal has 15 classrooms, sports fields, a 25-meter swimming pool, courts for tennis and netball. The school has a large and well-managed library, a computer centre, an art room, a sugar-free tuck-shop, a learner support centre, an aftercare facility and a large hall. There are two jungle gyms for children to play on at break. Kronendal grows vegetables as part of its “greening” programme.