We provide a learning environment to learners who do not feel comfortable and/or welcome in main stream schooling.


Big Bay Academy is driven by passionate teachers whom apply their professional knowledge to establish a highly effective learning environment.


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Welcome to Big Bay Academy

Big Bay Academy is a private & independent school registered with WCED, our Junior & Senior campuses are situated in Parklands, Cape Town. We provide an atmosphere that cultivates a positive approach to learning, with an undoubted belief that all students have the capacity and ability to gain knowledge & skills, and to enjoy learning during this process. Our learners receive quality, personalized and individual attention in small groups, allowing each individual to develop & progress within a stress-free environment. We promote non-competitive advancement, encourage self-discipline, & endeavor to build self-esteem. Our priority is to empower learners to believe in themselves, resulting in pupils who want to be taught which makes learning and teaching, a rewarding experience.

Registered with the Western Cape Education Department (WCED).

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Members of : SAALED & Inclusive Education Western Cape.

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

Nelson Mandela
President of South Africa: 1994–1999
Nelson Mandela

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.

Benjamin Franklin
One of the Founding Fathers of the United States
Benjamin Franklin