It’s never easy...
When it comes to choosing the right school.

We at Glenoaks
bridge the divide.



“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”

-Nelson Mandela-

Glenoaks is a Remedial and Special Needs School in Johannesburg that strives for dynamic growth and development. As a nurturing and inclusive environment, we endeavour to meet the academic, emotional and social needs of our learners. As a specialised Remedial and Special Needs School in Johannesburg, we have a dedicated staff, comprised of teachers and therapists, who are committed to provide optimal learning opportunities and holistic support for our learners to develop the appropriate skills, attitudes and values to become functional members of society.

VisionMission Mission

Our Mission is to:
• Nurture a sense of self-worth, confidence and self-efficacy through positive expectations
• Develop sensitivity to and understanding of different cultures and religions through interaction in an environment characterized by mutual respect and regard for others
• Create an environment where full potential can be reached by ensuring the provisioning of adequate resources, appropriate curriculum, innovative teaching and learning strategies and individualized support
• Provide skills to cope with the challenges of life by encouraging active participation in learning, developing problem solving skills and a positive work ethic
• Foster the importance of family and community by providing an example of co-operative team work in action, involvement of families in the programs offered by the school and by developing attitudes of care and concern for others
• Remain at the forefront of teaching excellence by supporting the professional development of staff
• Foster a sense of self-discipline and responsibility by providing opportunities for learners to demonstrate their capabilities and celebrate their success