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National School of the Arts

Contact: Trish Downing

Phone: 011 339 6

Cell: 083 252 64



Province: Gauteng

City: Johannesburg

NPO Number: 040-429

PBO Number: 930017536

More about National School of the Arts

The National School of the Arts, a Section 21 Government school in Braamfontein, is a truly unique and extraordinary school, recognised as the continent’s leading arts school. Offering specialized, intensive arts tuition (Art – visual art & graphic design; Dance – ballet, Spanish, contemporary & African contemporary; Drama, and Music – classical and contemporary) from Grade 8 to Grade 12 alongside a full academic curriculum, fledgling artists are given wings to fly and nurtured to reach their fullest potential. It is the incubator for the country’s future creative leaders and luminaries, a place where dreams are realized through excellence in the arts and academics.

Interesting Stats


  • The school boasts a 17 - consecutive year 100% Matric pass rate with Bachelors’ pass rates consistently over 80%.