Message from the Headmaster
Parel Vallei High School, situated in the beautiful winelands at the foot of the Helderberg, is a Co-education dual medium school that has firmly established itself as a leader in the Western Cape.
We are a proudly South African school serving a rich diversity of communities, cultures and beliefs. We stand firmly against drugs, violence, bullying and all forms of discrimination as we build an inclusive society offering equal opportunity embracing such values as equity, tolerance, openness, accountability and social honour.
The school’s excellent academic record is achieved through hard work in the classrooms where teaching methods extend the learners and develop higher level thinking skills. The ability to think and work independently has benefits far beyond the classroom and Parel Vallei past pupils can boast with a remarkable success rate at tertiary educational institutions.
A strong Christian ethos underpins the school’s philosophy of Body, Mind and Spirit and nurtures an environment where all cultures and religions are respected. Good manners, respect and discipline are the cornerstones of a moral society and are an integral part of the fabric of Parel Vallei
A balanced education is achieved through an ever expanding sports and cultural program that teaches skills and develops talent in an arena that encourages teamwork, sportsmanship, responsibility, determination and humility. A wide variety of activities is on offer and all learners are expected to be involved.
Parel Vallei is a well-equipped school that links computers in every classroom with modern media equipment offering teachers and learners the opportunity to link with best practice and resources worldwide. Modern laboratories, kitchens and floodlights on the Astro field complete a facility that stands proudly at the fore front of education in our country.
Admission to Parel Vallei is through a strict but fair policy that seeks to objectively process an ever growing number of applicants.
Our vision “Excellence in a changing world” demands that we hold on to all that is good from the past and continue to adapt as we move into the future.
We are proud of our learners and they are proud to be Parel Valleiers!