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St. Francis Educare was established in August 1981 as one of the `1234the first ECD(Early Childhood Development) facility in the Strandfontein area – near Mitchell's Plain (Western Cape).

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



  • 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

In The


Annual Concert 2022!!!

Please note our annual concert will take place on the 7th and 8th December from 4pm-5pm :)

Tickets must be paid by end of November.







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

GRADE R'S 2022






Kindly be informed that enrollment for 2023 Grade 1's commenced February and ended March 2022.

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