Frequently Asked Questions:

Please note that this information is adapted as required by the realities of COVID19 on an ongoing basis.
It’s best to check directly with the school about current opening times for example.

What age groups do you have?
We cater for babies from 6 months to children turning 6 /Grade R.
Are the staff qualified?
All Pixie Schools staff have a minimum of Level 4 Early Childhood Development qualification or are in the process of studying towards it. We are always looking at new ways of stimulating the children in our care and staff regularly attend courses to stay up to date. Staff have continuous performance reviews to freshen approaches. We support teacher professional development and encourage continuous learning.
Are you a feeder school?
No, Pixie Playland is not a feeder school. Many of the children attend Grade R or Grade 1 at local primary schools in the southern suburbs. Parents need to apply for Grade R or Grade 1 places via the WCED portal the year your child turns 5.
What are your opening and closing times?

We open at 07:00 in the morning and close at 17:30 sharp in the evening.

Children on the half day option may be collected at 14:00.

Hours may be adjusted to comply with COVID19 protocols.

Are you open during the School Holidays?

Yes, Pixie Playland is open all year round except for public holidays and bridging school holidays. The school closes for a period of four weeks during December and January to give our staff a well-earned rest! Holiday care is included in the fees.

Opening dates may be adjusted to comply with COVID19 protocols.

Do the fees include meals?
Yes, we provide a cooked lunch. Parents to provide a fresh healthy mid-morning snack and drink.
What don’t the fees include?
Private extra murals which are additional and paid directly to the extra mural provider.
Is my child safe at Pixie Playland?
Pixie Playland is a safe environment which we take very seriously.

We have adjusted our learning programme and spaces to comply with COVID19 Regulations and to keep your little one safe while learning and playing.

CCTV cameras are installed in the classrooms and common areas and access to the premises for parents is via a gate access code. The school is also monitored by ADT Security and each classroom is fitted with an emergency button with direct access to ADT. Children are only allowed off the property with designated carers. We ensure that our staff stay up to date with professionally certified first aid training.

What happens if my child is ill?
If your child is ill, they must be kept at home. Unfortunately, we don’t have the staff to provide one-one care in a group setting and it’s best that your little one is at home to get the rest s/he needs. If any of these situations arise while your child is at school, we will call you to collect your child.
What extramurals are offered at Pixie Playland?
Ball Skills, Ballet Tots, Doo Wop Drama, Swimming and others are available during the school morning on the school premises and parents sign-up directly with each extra mural provider.
What is the lunch menu?
MONDAY
Tuna Pasta Bake

TUESDAY
Chicken Curry

WEDNESDAY
Spaghetti Bolognaise
Jelly & Custard

THURSDAY
Chicken stew with hidden veggies

FRIDAY
Fish Fingers with veggie mash

What age groups do you have?

We cater for babies from 6 months to children turning 5.

Do you have Grade R?

No but our sister school Pixie Playland in Tokai has a Grade R

Are the staff qualified?

All Pixie Schools staff have a minimum of Level 4 Early Childhood Development qualification or are in the process of studying towards it. We are always looking at new ways of stimulating the children in our care and staff regularly attend courses to stay up to date.  Staff have continuous performance reviews to freshen approaches. We support teacher professional development and encourage continuous learning.

Are you a feeder school?

No, Pixie Wonderland is not a feeder school. Many of the children attend Grade R at local primary schools in the southern suburbs. Parents need to apply for Grade R places via the WCED portal the year your child turns 5.

What are your opening and closing times?

We open at 07:00 in the morning and close at 17:30 sharp in the evening.

Children on the half day option may be collected at 14:00.

Hours may be adjusted to comply with COVID19 protocols.

Are you open during the School Holidays?

Yes, Pixie Wonderland is open all year round except for public holidays and bridging school holidays. The school closes for a period of four weeks during December and January to give our staff a well-earned rest! Holiday care is included in the fees.

Opening dates may be adjusted to comply with COVID19 protocols.

Do the fees include meals?

Yes, we provide a cooked lunch. Parents to provide a fresh healthy mid-morning snack and drink.

What don’t the fees include?
Private extra murals which are additional and paid directly to the extra mural provider.
Is my child safe at Pixie Wonderland?
Pixie Wonderland is a safe environment which we take very seriously.

We have adjusted our learning programme and spaces to comply with COVID19 Regulations and to keep your little one safe while learning and playing.

CCTV cameras are installed in all the classrooms and common areas and access to the premises for parents is via a gate access code.

The school is also monitored by ProSec Security and each classroom is fitted with an emergency button with direct access to ProSec. Children are only allowed off the property with designated carers. We ensure that our staff stay up to date with professionally certified first aid training.

What happens if my child is ill?
If your child is ill, they must be kept at home. Unfortunately, we don’t have the staff to provide one-one care in a group setting and it’s best that your little one is at home to get the rest s/he needs. If any of these situations arise while your child is at school, we will call you to collect your child.
What is the lunch menu?
MONDAY
Macaroni Cheese

TUESDAY
Chicken Curry

WEDNESDAY
Spaghetti Bolognaise
Jelly & Custard

THURSDAY
Chicken stew with hidden veggies

FRIDAY
Fish Fingers with veggie mash

What extramurals are offered at Pixie Wonderland?
Ball Skills, Ballet Tots, Drama, Swimming, Monkeynastix and Build-em Bricks are available during the school morning on the school premises and parents sign-up directly with each extra mural provider.