Welcome to BASA PROTEA GLEN TUTORIAL INSTITUTE, SOWETO

Mr D Moyo

Commonly known as BASA PROTEA Primary, the Institution is registered with the Gauteng Department of Education as an Independent School.

This school offers classes in Grade R -7, however we currently have Grade 8 -9 classes for our new state of the art High School which opens in 2015.

The school follows a Public National Curriculum (CAPS) Policy as in all grades prescribed by the Department of Basic Education. Our medium of learning and teaching is English. Other languages are offered as additional Languages. At the moment our First Additional Language is only AFRIKAANS.

BASA is a Christian School and as such all the activities are in the confines of the Christian laws and ordinances as well as the Laws of the Republic. We aim to foster moral growth in our learners as responsible citizens, law abiding and knowing their duty and responsibility in the community at large. It is in this regard that learners of other faiths are advised to seek clarity on religious practices at the school, before enrolling to avoid inconveniences in the near future. It is our duty to make learners aware of God’s laws and ordinances of living and worship.

At BASA, every opportunity is used to develop children holistically. Through service and worship the spirituality of learners is natured so that they learn respect, tolerance and humility. Emphasis is also put in recognising the right to learn as being one of the most important rights of learners.

BASA has also asserted itself as a sports giant not only at Cluster level or District but Provincial level as well. The Institution aims a holistic development of our learners through sporting, social, moral, academic and physical.

The establishment of low fee paying schools in the townships was a response to the need to bring better quality education to the people. In all its activities as a school, BASA seeks to honour God, Honour others, honour self, honour the school, honour society and the environment at large.

BASA aims to whet appetite for knowledge and encourage academic excellence in its endeavours as well as other extra-curricular activities and leave an indelible mark in the academic arena.

BASA PROTEA GLEN TUTORIAL INSTITUTE is registered with the Department of Education and follows the prescribed curriculum. Learners are assessed in accordance with government standards and sit for Government National Examinations in Grade 3, 6, 9 and Matric. Registration Number: DET REG. No. and for our examinations GDE Centre No.

Language Policy: BASA is an English medium school.

Message From:

Mr. D. Moyo

Principal at Basa Protea Glen Tutorial Institute

BASA Tutorial Institute (Protea Glen), as it is popularly known by many as BASA Protea Primary School, is a registered independent school with Gauteng Department of Education (GDE). BASA Tutorial Institute (Protea Glen) runs formal schooling from Grade 0 to 7.

Enrolment is open to all parents who opt for private tuition for their children at a fee. School going learners are children at ages as determined by education authorities. Learners should be 6 years of age, or turning 6 by the 30th of June to enrol in Grade 1. Otherwise, younger learners will be referred to Grade R, dependent on age of the learner.

Enrolment process begins with filling of Admission Application Forms. Each learner is required to fill an Admission Application Form. Please ensure that Application Forms are returned to BASA well in time. Filling and returning of Admission Application Forms on its own does not guarantee admission at BASA. Parents that opt to enroll children at BASA are expected to be in financial position to pay school fees. Parents will be required to state their financial legibility to pay school fees as part of application process. In all cases, applications will be attended to on First-Come-First-Serve basis.

Completed Admission Application Forms should be returned to BASA together with the required accompanying documents that are listed on the Admission Forms. At this stage, approval process will commence. A Learner Admission Contract shall be issued to applicants when completed Application Forms are handed in together with all relevant attachments. No application process is complete until letter of admission is issued. Where admission is not granted, applicants shall be placed on a waiting list.

Please consider the following basic policies before enrolling:

BASA Tutorial Institute (Protea Glen) follows Christian ethos. Learners of other religious faith are advised to seek clarity from the principal about religious practices, prayers and assembly procedures.

BASA Tutorial Institute (Protea Glen) follows the public national curriculum (CAPS) throughout the grades. Learners are assessed in accordance with the National Assessment Policy. However, BASA sets its own standards and benchmarks that may differ from the ones in the National Assessment Policy. All BASA learners sit for Government National Examinations in all grades Grade 1 to 7, including the Annual National Assessment.

  • Language Policy: BASA is an English medium school. Other languages are offered as second additional languages.
  • Cultural Policy: BASA enrols learners from all cultural background found in the Republic. Although Arts and Culture is taught as a Learning Area, cultural activities are inculcated to learners to keep cultural practices alive.
  • Sporting Policy: All learners are encouraged to participate in sports of their choice and strength. BASA affiliates to sporting leagues and tournaments at all levels, within GDE districts and at National level.
  • Many other policies are enshrined in the code of conduct of learners and other school policies in administration as well as in corporate governance of the school and its related entities.

BASA Tutorial Institute (Protea Glen) is a primary school. BASA offers all learning areas as prescribed by the National Department of Basic Education. These learning areas are listed in the table of subjects provided below.

TABLE OF SUBJECTS OFFERED - per grade

GRADE 0 TO 3 GRADE 4 TO 6 GRADE 7 ( as well as Grade 8 & 9)
English Language English Language English Language Economic Management Sciences
Additional Languages (Grade 1-3) Additional Languages Additional Languages Technology
Mathematics Mathematics Mathematics Computer literacy
Life Skills Natural Science (incl. Technology) Natural Science
Computer Literacy Social Science Social Science
Life skills Life Orientation
Computer literacy

High School

BASA intends to establish a high school in Protea Glen by 2015. The planned high school will enrol learners in Grade 8 – 10 in 2015. This group of learners will progress to Grade 11 and Matric by 2017. BASA Protea High School will offer subjects in three main groups - Natural Sciences, Commercial Sciences and Humanities.
Important to Note: From Grade 10, learners are expected to know their career of choice as they will have to choose subject stream to pursue through to matric and beyond. However, learners may be persuaded to follow alternative subject streams based on strength and competence in certain subjects, e.g. Maths, Physics, Accounting, Social studies, etc. Learners may be assessed if necessary when determining competence and proficiency in certain subjects for career purposes.
COMMERCE Stream NATURAL SCIENCE Stream HUMANITIES Stream
English Language English Language English Language
Afrikaans or Vernacular Afrikaans or Vernacular Afrikaans or Vernacular
Mathematics Mathematics Literacy
Accounting Physical Science History
Economics Life Sciences Life Sciences
Business Studies Geography Geography
Tourism Tourism Tourism
Life Orientation Life Orientation Life Orientation
Computer Literacy (Grade 10-12) Computer Lit. (Grade 10-12) or CAT Computer Lit. (Grade 10-12)
Computer Literacy is offered to all learners – Grade 1 to 11. CAT is offered in Garde 10 to matric. Only learners that are competent in computer studies may enrol for CAT.
BASA has prescribed text books in each subject/learning area. Study manuals are also prescribed in certain learning areas. Learners are required to acquire text books and stationery items needed for use during the year. List of text books and for stationery items is obtainable at the admin office.

Click HERE to download the Textbook list.

Click HERE to download the Stationary list.

Uniform is compulsory and must be worn in its entirety. No learner will be allowed to enter school premises or participate in school activities without full uniform. See Learners Code of Conduct for more details on school uniform. Uniform is obtainable from:

LEE WHOLESALERS - 32 COMMISSIONER STREET, CORNER WEST STREET - (011) 838-1244