Boston Primary School

Boston Primary School

The commitment shown at Boston Primary School is truly unmatched! Established in 1960, this school works together as a unified community to ensure that every child is equipped to face the challenges of their present and future confidently. They embrace diversity and multiculturalism in every aspect of the school.

Their motto “Semper Optimum”, meaning “Always Best”, reflects their vision of enthusiasm through their dedicated educators and students. Each individual at this school strives to do their very best – even the parents! Their mission is to provide each student with strong central values of integrity, perseverance, respect, self-discipline, responsibility and trust. With these values, the school aims to develop well-rounded individuals who will continue to influence their society positively.

This school has a nurturing, challenging and safe environment for teachers, students and parents to support one another.

Education matters

Boston Primary School believes in the importance of each grade in the foundation phase and its contribution to developing a well-rounded individual! They accommodate students from grade R to Grade 7 and hold an average of 30 children per classroom. Classes are equipped with e-learning, with teachers who use data projectors, laptops, and the internet to provide an immersive learning experience.

Sports and Culture at Boston Primary School

To further the school’s mission, Boston Primary School offers a range of summer and winter sports and cultural activities. The various sports and culture programmes available at the school allow learners to further the values of participation, respect and pride. This school strives to create healthy sportsmanship and emphasise the importance of a healthy mind and body.

Their sports activities include:

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Mini-cricket
  • Cross country
  • Gymnastics
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Tennis

Their cultural activities include:

  • Chess
  • Drama
  • Speech

Additional activities for students to enjoy

Aftercare centre

Boston Primary School has an after school care system that operates under the strict control of the school’s governing body. This care is open to all learners enrolled at the school and is under complete supervision.

The objective of this space is to create a safe environment for students to make friends and develop their respect for others. This centre strives to provide various activities to develop social, physical and mental stimulation.

Music lessons

The school offers private music lessons run by professional music teachers. Skills learnt from these lessons are presented in an annual music concert held at the end of the year. Lessons are available for the following instruments:

  • Guitar
  • Piano
  • Recorder
  • Violin


Help2Read is a well-known non-profit organisation with the goal of erasing illiteracy in South Africa. This intervention programme runs at several primary schools across the country. They provide struggling students with one-on-one attention with volunteers. This school currently has a hand full of volunteers helping children from grades R to 4 fall in love with reading!


Our Address:

Boston Primary School, Lincoln St, Boston, Cape Town, 7530


-33.8909356, 18.6173771