The British Academy Knysna


The British Academy Knysna

The British Academy is a leading Cambridge International Examinations high school, Cambridge Exam Centre and Cambridge Professional Development Centre.  We are located in the safe and secure diplomatic area of Waterkloof, Pretoria.

We provide an enriched learning environment and offer a variety of CIE courses, including IGCSE (14 to 16 years), and AS and A Levels (16 to 19 years) which attracts local and international learners alike. Diplomatic and embassy learners make up a large proportion of our learner body.

The British Academy has provided a platform for countless learners to reach their potential and become successful both personally and professionally. We are extremely proud of our learners and staff, who are always eager to learn, create and grow together.

Our vision

The vision of The British Academy is to provide the best learning environment where learners can achieve their highest possible academic results.

In a society where even private tuition does not guarantee a quality education, our basic premise is that world-class results start with world-class educators.

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Our vision is to see the bar for private tuition raised to a new level where actual results are the only benchmark for excellence.


Cambridge Lower Secondary (Checkpoint)

Cambridge Lower Secondary is an education programme for learners aged 11 to 14 years, which builds skills, knowledge and understanding in English as a first and second language, mathematics, science, Cambridge ICT Starters and Cambridge Global Perspectives®.

Cambridge IGCSE

A Cambridge International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) is recognised by leading universities and employers worldwide, and is an international passport to progression and success.

Developed over 25 years ago, it is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide.

Cambridge IGCSE offers a flexible curriculum, with a choice of over 70 subjects in any combination, many of which are offered at The British Academy.

Cambridge International AS Level & A Level

Schools have a choice of 55 subjects and the freedom to offer them in almost any combination. Learners can specialise or study a broad range of subjects, many of which are offered at The British Academy.

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Learners can choose from a range of assessment options, including Cambridge International AS Level qualifications alone, or as part of a progression to Cambridge International A Level.


The normal application process involves three steps:


Interview with our registrar (learner and parent/s) and filled in application documentation.


Writing of a two-hour baseline test (learner – testing English, maths and critical thinking skills).


Feedback session with the principal (learner and parents).

Based on the outcome of the feedback session, a place may be offered to the candidate.

Application Form


Fee Structure

Contact Information


202 Main Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa



+27 (0)12 940 5343