About Us

Wise Owl Tutoring, situated in Zwartkops X7, Centurion is a home-based home-schooling centre supporting parents and learners with their educational needs. We support learners who are experiencing difficulties in achieving their full potential in a mainstream environment by accommodating each learners individual uniqueness.

Wise Owl Tutoring is an alternative schooling centre which gives constructive one-on-one instructions in all areas of learning. We encourage self-discipline, good planning, nurturing of independent thinking and self-expression to achieve a more individual and tailored-made education for your child.

Our aim:

To assist our learners to reach their greatest potential and achieve the results they are capable of.

Our mission:

Not only to improve your child’s grade but also to change their attitude towards difficult subjects.

  • We aim to achieve this by:
  • Facilitating the understanding of a subject
  • Approaching subjects practically and with enthusiasm
  • Sharing tips on effective study methods
  • Actively preparing learners for tests and exams in all subjects

The above will build confidence in the learners’ capabilities and help to generate a positive attitude toward school and learning and will inevitably stand them in good stead in tertiary education.

What do we offer?

  • A holistic academic experience inclusive of individual attention where we encourage and develops self-motivation.
  • Assisting learners, based on their strengths and individual learning styles, by developing their self-esteem.
  • Education for students either English or Afrikaans
  • Post-school education for adults to improve grade 12 results
  • Assistance with preparation for rewriting grade 12 exams in March/April or May/June

Tutor based schooling is an exciting alternative toward mainstream schooling with performance in an environment conducive to self-study, in preparation for tertiary education. Learners receive guidance, structure and access to tutoring as well as a place where they can interact and communicate with other students in need of assistance. We specialise in Mathematics, Physical Science and Life Sciences. We facilitate and assist in all subjects on the Impaq Curriculum. We prepare learners for tests and examinations and assist learners with effective study methods.

Learners with ADD, ADHD, anxiety and other learning barriers, or that need to bridge education is welcome. Alternative assistance is offered to student who struggle to learn effectively.


Wise Owl Tutoring make use of Impaq CAPS based curriculum accredited by Umalusi external examination board. The Centre also facilitates ELROI Academy NCS curriculum as an alternative.

Students write the NSC (National Senior Certificate)- which is accepted internationally with certain reservations. The Centre is also registered with SACAI (South African Comprehensive Assesment Institute), that moderate all work and administer the final grade 12 examinations.

Additional services

Exam Centre: R60 per hour for external students – payable in advance
Extra classes: Cost dependent on specific subject en time frame.Tutors can be arranged; these costs will be independent of Wise Owl Tutoring fees.
Oral examination: This can be arranged – costs will be independent of Wise Owl Tutoring fees.
Scribe and reader: Qualified scribe and reader available for learners with concessions – costs will be independent of Wise Owl Tutoring fees.

Meet the team

Patricia de Swardt

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Simoné de Swardt

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