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Currently Kidz Discovery Bridging BrightStart School is the ONLY fully ECD registered school for 2,5 - 5,5 year olds (including Pre-Reception) in area from Fresnaye, Bantry Bay, Camps Bay, Llandudno to Hout Bay along the coast.

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Parents, are you looking for a registered, nurturing, hands-on morning pre-school with a difference for your 2,5 to 5,5 year old in Atlantic Seaboard to really help them embrace formal learning with confidence? Enroll into our highly regarded, registered Kidz Discovery Bridging BrightStart School.

Launched in 2012, the school is an extension to our comprehensive mom and baby & child development parental involvement programs in Camps Bay that we have been offering to the community for the past 18 years with tremendous passion and at affordable private rates.

We are very excited about our plans to expand our learning space (and much needed storage space) in a phased approach under the probona guidance of brilliant thinker and architect, Stefan Antoni an (ex-parent of the school) and with assistance from Cape Island Construction. Thank you for your generosity! Our gratitude also goes to our governing body members and all our parents for your ongoing support, to mention Graham & Ann Warsop, the King family, the Gilborns, Jones, McEwans, Karls, Farah and Marshall families just a few among so many. We have several fundraising initiatives so if you think you can help the 'lend a helping hand / buy a Brick' project in any way please let us know.

The next major fundraising event will take place on Sunday 26 March 2017 from 11am to 4pm at the Camps Bay tennis and Bowling clubs to celebrate our Kidz Discovery's 18th birthday in a magical Wonderland setting. Join us for live music by the Rockabilly band (including guest appearance by Marguerite Freeks), a fabulous Mad Hatter's High G&Tea, kids and adults costume parade, Queen's barefoot bowls on the bowling green, kids and adult drumming circle, Food trucks and licensed bar or shop at our chosen vendors selling unusual items, good quality 2nd hand toys and kids books. For children, there is a huge choice of entertainment including extremely popular Parachute rocket (for ages 4 to 16), mushroom jumping castles, kiddies rides, Studio d'Arte music jam stations and loads of sport fun offered by Playball, Soccersize Starz, Monkeynastix, Gym Wizzards and more. Limited amount of raffle tickets will be on sale with amazing prizes to be won (including Guideline's award winning R7000 designer Tulip chair, Zen Zero & Umi vouchers, toys, treatments, facials, hair products, hampers etc), and bid on our silent auction with fantastic, limited edition items sponsored by Guideline, Woodheads, Veurve Clicqout, Stable, creator of the Over App for Apple, indulgent escapes at 12 Apostle hotel & Spa, The Ritz, Shimmies, Hope on Hopkins and more. Calling all the parents and their children who have come to Kidz Discovery over the past 18 years and be our VIP at this re-union, plus all present and future families as well as friends and family. Open to the whole community of Camps Bay, Atlantic Seaboard, Cape Town and surrounds. Tickets are R50 (discounted for families over 4, half price for grandparents, babies under 1 free).

We are OPEN NOW for registration for 2017 / 2018 and currently have only a few spaces in our school available for 2,5 to 5,5 year olds. The school is offered 5 days a week Monday to Fridays 8h00 for 8h15 during private school terms. We integrate co-curriculars such as PlayBall and Manners into our weekly program with a full range of extra mural opportunities including Playball, Monkeynastix, Sports hub, soccer, ballet, tennis and music classes amongst others.. Call Kathy Rautenbach on 083 654 2494 for an application form and a place in our ECD registered, small and nurturing school.

Run by fully trained and qualified staff with extensive experience, we offer a superior adult-to-child ratio, and we draw on best teaching practices with an eclectic program that far exceed curriculum requirements. In 2016 we were given full program registration, making us one of only 5 schools for under 6 year olds in Cape Town with this high level of accreditation. We have a passion for fun learning and strive to nurture curiosity, caring core values, creativity and confidence in the preschool child, laying the foundations of these differentiating qualities for the future.

Mini Open Days are arranged. Kindly send your child's details (actual birth date and full names and contact numbers) via email to to make a suitable appointment time to meet.