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Amedeo Our Story
The Amedeo College Story

How we Became a School
of Critical Thinkers.

Amedeo College
Preparatory & High School
Grade R to Grade 12

Amedeo College Sandton

Amedeo College follows a Mainstream Curriculum enriched by the Cambridge Syllabus.

Amedeo College: Nurturing Individual Learning Styles with a Creative Curriculum


At Amedeo College, we recognize that each child has a unique development pace and learning style. As such, our teachers are well-versed in the diverse methods of assimilating knowledge and adjusting their lessons to cater to these different styles.


Our curriculum approach goes beyond the requirements of the statutory CAPS syllabus and incorporates a creative Cambridge Curriculum that cross-links all subjects. With our qualified and well-equipped staff, we deliver a curriculum that is purposeful, imaginative, and measurable.

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Critical Thinking Techniques are taught & have the power to launch learners on an unforgettable learning experience while helping them develop new habits of Thought, Reflection & Inquiry.

Exploring the Importance of Critical Thinking with Amedeo College

At Amedeo, we believe that critical thinking is a crucial component of focused, careful analysis. More than ever, these 21st-century learning skills have become increasingly essential to success in school and beyond. Known as the "4 C's," they include Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking, Communicating, and Collaborating. That's why we put such a strong emphasis on teaching these skills to our students and demonstrating their importance in real-world situations.


Discovering Personalized Learning at Amedeo

Amedeo provides a unique and supportive learning environment that caters to your child's individual needs. We make sure that each child is nurtured, both personally and academically, and regains their self-esteem. With small class sizes, every student at Amedeo receives high-quality education while being valued, encouraged and respected. One of the most significant advantages of small class sizes is that it guarantees high-quality interaction between teachers and students.

Amedeo College: A Place to Learn and Flourish

From the very beginning, our goal at Amedeo College has been to create a nurturing environment for all of our learners. Our dedicated staff and unique teaching approach help students grow personally and academically, pushing them to reach their full potential.


Introducing Amedeo Preparatory and High School

We understand that some students may find the traditional learning environment challenging, which is why we offer a progressive approach to education at Amedeo Preparatory and High School. We cater to students with learning potential, offering them a unique educational experience that can help them thrive.

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Enhancing Classroom Learning at Amedeo College with Technology

At Amedeo College, we not only discuss change and improvement in education but also actively stimulate it by guiding our students to discover information on their own. Our methodology and teaching approach have been fundamental to our success in achieving this goal.

Technology plays a crucial role in this endeavor as it provides an ideal platform for facilitating learning. However, we go beyond simply teaching students how to use technology tools; at Amedeo, we encourage them to create and construct with technology.

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Together we build a powerful culture of creativity that is without boundaries.

Welcome from Principal

We greet you with a warm welcome to Amedeo College Preparatory & High School.

Our website will give you a clear idea of our values and the opportunities available at Amedeo for your child/children, whether you are reading through the information as a student, prospective parent, or visitor.

Amedeo is known as an outstanding, inclusive school where students, with learning challenges, receive high-quality instruction, interventions, and support that enable them to meet success in the curriculum.  As a "One of a Kind" school, we offer a stimulating learning environment where students thrive and flourish as they experience the excitement and enjoyment of learning.

Through a rich variety of experiences, our learners become passionate and creative problem solvers, ready to contribute to a global society.  As ambitious, enterprising, inventive, and innovative young minds, they develop the confidence, resilience and resourcefulness to be successful in tackling the challenges life presents to them.

Through our academic rigor and a supportive environment, they grow strong, self-assured and motivated by each Amedeo experience.

As a school community, we challenge, inspire and support each other as we create and imagine our best futures.

We know and care for each other and foster an environment where students, parents and staff feel supported whilst building strong and ambitious futures.

We are critical thinkers who challenge ideas, pave new paths and encourage inventiveness wherever possible.  We pride ourselves on our close relationship with parents and place great value on individual contact.  Friendliness and willingness to listen are starting points for effective collaboration and these you will find here.

If you have any questions, or would like to visit the school, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Dougie van der Westhuizen (Principal)


Amedeo Testimonials

“My son has thrived in an environment where he is completely accepted for who he is.  He has also benefitted from the small class sizes.  He has been made to feel that his contribution in the school is important and that his opinion matters.  He feels listened to, cared for an respected.  He has started to believe in himself again.  As parents, we feel very confident that our child is in the best possible place and feel that every child deserves such a wonderful nurturing learning environment".

Grade 2 Student

Amedeo College assists students to develop 21st Century learning skillsets for success at school and beyond.

Amedeo College | Mission

We strive to better our students through educational experiences both in and out of the classroom. The mission of Amadeo is to create a place where students feel safe to tackle obstacles and accomplish all of their goals. We offer a variety of opportunities to help students be the best version of themselves while having some fun along the way.


We are committed to providing a stimulating, nurturing learning environment where students ask questions, research topics, and formulate their own frameworks and concepts related to the various subjects taught. 

10 Reasons to Join Amedeo
10 Reasons to join Amedeo College

With our unique teaching approach and truly passionate teachers, we help develop learners academically & personally to the highest level.


Our Vision

Our philosophy is simple - embrace and provide for all types of learning. We respect the individual needs of all our students and believe that with the right guidance and direction, everyone can succeed. Our educational approach empowers students to question conventional thinking and to pursue their academic understanding with dedication and originality.


To have inspired, happy and fully-rounded students, who are truly independent and valued as individuals – young minds and game–changers of the future!


Small class sizes mean high-quality pupil-teacher interaction. 

Small classes at Amedeo College

Amedeo College is a
non-denominational inclusive school with Christian ethics & values which extend to every facet of campus life.

Our Values

Amedeo College Values, Leadership

Leadership - At Amedeo College, we believe that every student has leadership potential, which is encouraged and developed.

Independence - essential to the enquiring mind, independence is necessary to develop a love of learning and will help to establish the confident disposition all children need in their quest to become the people they were born to be.

Amedeo Values Independence
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Responsibility - We encourage freedom of expression and a proactive attitude, tempered by responsibility.

Balance - Amedeo’s balanced curriculum satisfies our pupils’ physical, intellectual, emotional, creative, and spiritual requirements. They are given a solid foundation from which to grasp life’s opportunities, and to excel.

amedeo values balance
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Collaboration - Amedeo encourages teamwork and teaches by example, encouraging collaborative partnerships between staff, parents, and pupils.

Respect and Empathy for people, different cultures, and the environment are fundamental.

Amedeo values respect and empathy
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Humility - A powerful quality that is frequently misunderstood. Humble people are powerful and secure enough not to indulge in self-promotion. They are not vain. 


“The direction in which education starts a man will determine his future in life.”

At Amedeo there is no homework for you to worry about, home reinforcements and in-class projects are done.

Contact Us

Get in Touch with one of our Admission Specialists to find out about how you can register your child at Amedeo College.

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23 De Lay Rey Road, Rivonia, 2129

010 202 5503

068 694 9606

We will be in touch shortly.

Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

Sat - Sun


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