Hoerskool Tygerberg

Hoërskool Tygerberg

Hoërskool Tygerberg strives to live in gratitude and ensure that this gratitude is brought to action in their everyday activities. Their students and teachers want to walk the extra mile, and they do! They emphasise family-like values in their approach to every situation and aim to return kindness to others. Their primary vision for each student is to feel welcome and genuinely happy in this schooling environment.

This school is an Afrikaans medium public co-education high school situated centrally in Parow, Cape Town. Established in 1954, this government-funded educational institution has had years of success in shaping students for their future. This school has mastered various challenges associated with the industry and now proudly sits as one of the top three schools in the Northern Suburbs. It is also in the top 100 schools in the nation!

Their core values:

This school prides itself on core values that revolve around:

  • Caring
  • Citizenship
  • Fairness
  • Respect
  • Responsibility
  • Trustworthy

Furthermore, the school excels in academics, culture and sport. It also prides itself on the valuable societal and economic contributions made by various school alumni. These contributions have led to Hoërskool Tygerberg being named one of the “Schools of Excellence” by the Alan Gray Orbis Foundation.

Academics Achievements at Hoërskool Tygerberg

As an educational institution, academics are valued as the main priority at Hoërskool Tygerberg. Their educators strive to maintain high standards that result in students performing excellently in their academic endeavours. They emphasise paying fitting tribute to their many educators who have gained the qualifications and experience to maintain these expectations.

Results are achieved and maintained by:

  • Upholding lively, positive students amongst all role-players, including parents, guardians, learners and teachers.
  • Sustaining modern and well-equipped learning spaces.
  • Nurturing a strong team of resolute educators who are also in service to the school’s governing body.
  • Attaining matric results that reflect this joined effort of passion and dedication.

More about sports and culture

This high school strives to provide their students with all the necessary opportunities to develop and live out their passions. As a result, they offer a strong sporting department with a wide variety of activities headed by skilled coaches.

The main goal of our sporting events is to enjoy the game. However, we still strive to win to connect to our values and our teams! This dedication also strives to develop the abilities of our players as far as possible.

Culture is also an essential aspect of everyday activities at this school. In fact, there are no other schools in the area that offer as many cultural activities as Hoërskool Tygerberg! Their space is enriched to offer students the environment they need to live out their dreams. Some of the popular cultural activities that can be found here include:

  • Art
  • Choir
  • Debating
  • Drama Club
  • Eisteddfod
  • Ensembles
  • First Aid
  • Music
  • Science Club


Our Address:

5 Fairfield St, De Tijger, Cape Town, 7500