Internationally Accredited, Fully Online Home School since 2014

With over 5 years experience and a record of successful examination results, THE ACADEMY ONLINE remains one of the first and most cost effective ways to gain an internationally accredited high school certification.

Complete support, any time, any where. 

The Academy Hout Bay’s DISTANCE LEARNING PLATFORM is a unique online, blended Learning environment providing a Distance Learning or Home Schooling option to families. 

As one of the very first online Home Schools in South Africa, THE ACADEMY ONLINE has developed a unique blend of sound traditional teaching methodologies with the latest Virtual Learning Environments and Learning Management Systems. Students access their lessons online, with engaging content tailored to the various syllabus requirements, where ever they are. 

Parents can use this system to support HOME SCHOOLING


  • Blended learning: Video, audio, images and text are combined
    to reach all learning styles.
  • Content: Carefully selected and moderated to cover all syllabus requirements.
  • Assessments: Adapted from International GCSEs and International AS Level Examination past papers.
  • Feedback: Immediate, summative feedback on quizzes and personalised, formative feedback on written assignments within 3 DAYS.
  • Personal Support: Tutors are available to answer questions within 24 HOURS
  • Progress reports and identification of areas of weakness.
  • LIVE tutorial support for specific needs on request.

A History of Success


The Academy Hout Bay has enjoyed remarkable success with over 90% THROUGHPUT (the % of students successfully completing their courses.) We are justifiably proud of our record; one such example being Frank Viljoen who achieved THE HIGHEST MARK IN SOUTH AFRICA for Environmental Management in 2018!


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