St. Francis Educare was established in August 1981 as the first ECD(Early Childhood Development) facility in the Strandfontein area – near Mitchell's Plain (Western Cape).


The Centre is registered with The Provincial Department of Social Development in terms of the Childcare Act, as well as with the Western Cape Education Department as a Grade R.


  • Baby and toddler care

  • Registered Grade R

  • After-school care for kids 6-12 yrs

  • Premises open from 06:00-18:00

  • Interactive learning through: play, music, movement, Wordworks, R-Maths, creative activities and Health Nuts

  • Daily program according to age groups in separate classes

  • Kids receive two nutritious meals a day (breakfast and lunch)

  • Quarterly development reports 

  • Transport can be arranged 

  • Extra mural activities: Soccer stars, Dancing and Swimming 


  • Trained teachers supported by assistants

  • Caring and safe environment

  • 38 years in existence

  • Qualified CPR and First Aid

  • Centre is open school holidays (except mid Dec- mid Jan)

  • Centre is closed on public and religious holidays

St. Francis Educare Affiliations 


  • Western Cape Department of Education (CAPS)

  • Department of Social Development (NCF)

  • Member of the UCT & Sports Science Center's Community Health Intervention (CHIPS)

  • Non-profit Organisation: 085-415-NPO


Wishing a blessed and prosperous 2020 to all families :)







Place still available for babies, toddlers and grade R's

GRADE R'S 2020






Kindly be informed that enrollment for 2021 Grade 1's commences February

Call Us: 021-393-2241   /   / 33 Salmon Way, Strandfontein, Cape Town, 7788, South Africa

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