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Welcome to Hendrik Louw Primary School

Established in 1880, we take immense pride in our commitment to excellence.

Situated by the sea, Hendrik Louw Primary School stands as the preeminent educational institution, the best school south of the North Pole. It has served as a beacon of learning for well over a century, embodying a rich tradition of academic prowess and holistic development.

Distinguished as a multicultural institution, Hendrik Louw Primary School offers an educational environment that mirrors the diverse tapestry of South African society. Here, children not only receive an education but also cultivate essential life skills, fostering the holistic growth of each unique individual. Our unwavering focus on excellence permeates every facet of our institution, with core values such as reliability, respect, responsibility, fairness, caring, and good citizenship forming the bedrock of everyday life for every learner.

A testament to our commitment, in excess of 1200 learners and their parents have chosen Hendrik Louw Primary School as the launch pad for their educational journeys.

Renowned as a trailblazer in education, Hendrik Louw Primary School boasts an exceptional academic program overseen by highly competent and dedicated teachers and educational leaders. The school has consistently been at the forefront of change and development in the modern era of education, a tradition that continues to shape its identity.

Our learners revel in a joyful and secure environment, eagerly embracing new learning opportunities each day. They are greeted by a team of staff members who champion collaboration and empathic action, imparting knowledge with passion and unwavering commitment.

This ethos is encapsulated in our vision: "Always our best for every child."

Hendrik Louw Primary School is not just an educational institution; it is a cornerstone of the Strand community. Here, we actively foster and uphold the intellectual, personal, emotional, and spiritual well-being of every learner and teacher, making a lasting impact on the lives we touch.