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Roots and Shoots

Forres Preparatory became the first registered member in the Western Cape of the International Roots and Shoots program. It embraces an Earth Focus in the gardening project, an Animal Focus and a People Focus in our Outreach program. Roots & Shoots South Africa forms part of the Jane Goodall Institute South Africa, which is a non-profit organisation comprised of volunteers ranging from young children, teenagers, young adults and adults. We maintain our connection with the Jane Goodall Institute and Roots and Shoots South Africa. Our Forres children are passionate about environmental concerns. Our children are involved in:

  • Recycling
  • Gardening for sustainable living
  • Sensory Garden
  • Succulent and Indigenous Gardening
  • Owl Box Project
  • Animal and Marine Awareness
  • World Environmental Days
  • Homeless Shelters
  • Feeding Children
  • Old Age Homes

Forres Preparatory School is a progressive, co-educational school housed in the heart of Rondebosch, Cape Town. We are committed to providing a balanced & dynamic education for every child, with the belief that children are unique and that individual minds learn differently. The Forres Family is made up of a team of passionate teachers, supportive parents and children who love their school. Forres children thrive in this challenging, yet nurturing environment.

- Kim van der Hoven, Director of Forres