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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 College Rivonia

An Exclusive College in the heart of Rivonia, offering a unique and progressive approach to education for students with learning potential, who find the learning process difficult.

In a world where individual differences are celebrated, education must adapt to meet the needs of every learner. Amedeo College stands as a beacon of hope for children with learning potential but facing challenges in the traditional learning environment. Offering tailored support from Grade R to Grade 12, Amedeo College is more than just a school; it's a transformative journey towards unlocking each child's unique abilities. 

Assisted schooling is a personalised approach to education that caters to diverse learning needs, including ADHD, Autism, dyslexia, and other learning differences. Amedeo College embraces this approach, recognising that each child learns differently and requires individualised support to reach their full potential. By focusing on strengths rather than limitations, Amedeo College creates an inclusive environment where every child can thrive.


Amedeo College employs innovative teaching methodologies and assistive technologies to meet the diverse needs of its students. From multisensory learning techniques to adaptive software, educators utilise a range of tools to enhance learning experiences. Additionally, the school offers support services such as speech therapy, occupational therapy, counselling, and coaching to address both academic and socio-emotional needs.

Amedeo College exemplifies the transformative power of assisted schooling in unlocking the potential of every child. By embracing diversity, fostering a nurturing environment, and providing personalised support, Amedeo College empowers students to thrive academically, socially, and emotionally. For parents seeking an educational setting where their child's unique abilities are recognised and celebrated, Amedeo College offers a pathway to success and fulfilment.

Neurodiverse Approach

Small Class Sizes

Multisensory, Concrete-based Educational Model

On-site Therapy Centre - various therapies

Robotics & Coding

Enhancing Executive Function & Cognitive Skills for ADHD & Learning Challenges

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Recognised by the Department of Education for Independent & Private Schools as one of the finest of its kind in South Africa.


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

"Neurodiversity refers to the idea that neurological differences, such as Autism, ADHD, Dyslexia,  and others, are natural variations of the human brain rather than disorders that need to be cured or fixed. A neurodiverse approach involves recognizing and embracing these differences, creating environments that accommodate diverse ways of thinking and learning, and promoting inclusion and acceptance. It aims to celebrate the strengths and talents of neurodiverse individuals while providing support where needed."

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 | Mission

We strive to better our students through educational experiences both in and out of the classroom. The mission of Amedeo 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
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With our unique teaching approach and truly passionate teachers, we help develop learners academically & personally to the highest level.

Amedeo College 2023 Awards Ceremony


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

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

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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

(WhatsApp Only)

011 202 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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