Modern, traditional and innovative education in a friendly, caring and fun environment.

Let use over 50 years experience to create a solid foundation of learning for your child
Constructive Learning Environment
Within our school, whether inside or out, your child is in a safe, loving and constructive learning environment at BNS!
On-Site Extra-murals
From Soccer Stars to Ballet, a range of extra-mural activities are offered on site.......

Themed Activities & Learning
Group and Individual activities make for great learning, and our extraordinary use of anti-waste materials to make some fantastic creations may impress you!
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About Bramley Nursery School

Welcome to Bramley Nursery School - Johannesburg's Trusted Preschool Since 1952

Founded in 1952, Bramley Nursery School holds the distinction of being one of the oldest and most respected nursery schools in Johannesburg. Located in the heart of the city's northern suburbs, we have proudly provided a nurturing educational environment for generations of young learners.

At Bramley Nursery School, we continue to uphold the highest standards of preschool education and early childhood development. Our legacy as a 'feeder' school for many institutions in the area speaks to our commitment to excellence.

Our modern facilities, some of which have been in use since 1958, have seen thousands of young learners pass through our doors, benefitting from our unique blend of traditional and contemporary teaching methods.

Our educational approach is rooted in aligning with the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) where appropriate, ensuring that our students receive a well-rounded and comprehensive education. Our mission is to inspire and nurture each child's individual potential.

We embrace the rich diversity of our student body, welcoming children from various ethnic and cultural backgrounds. Under the experienced leadership of Principal Maryanne Youngs, our staff and teachers offer a caring and compassionate environment where your child's well-being and education are top priorities.

Bramley Nursery School welcomes children from the age of two-and-a-half years, provided they are fully toilet trained. Our tailored programs are designed for specific age groups, ensuring a personalised approach with smaller class sizes for more individualized attention.

You have the flexibility to choose between a full-day or half-day program. Our half-day program runs from 07:30 to 13:30, and includes a nutritious mid-morning snack with sandwiches, fruit, and juice.

Our full-day program extends to a cooked lunch and an afternoon snack after nap time. Parents can send yogurt or fruit for the afternoon snack. Full-day children receive supervised care until 17:00.

At Bramley Nursery School, education is not confined to the classroom. We offer a diverse range of activities to enrich your child's experience, including puppet shows and educational performances. Additionally, we provide opportunities for extra-curricular activities such as Playfit, Music by Tiny Tunes and Soccer.

For more information about these activities and any new offerings, please contact our school directly.

Join the Bramley Nursery School family and experience a nurturing and enriching environment where your child's education and well-being come first.

Recent News & Articles

Heritage Day, Spring and Wild Animals - Bramley Nursery School

Heritage Day 2016 Dress and Art at Bramley Nursery School

Beautifully dressed young ladies arrived for heritage day, middle group and juniors have been doing some awesome artwork and learning about spring, life cycles and wild animals. Check out some photos taken of the various happenings.

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Tips for spending 5 minutes and improving your relationship with your child

Spending Quality Time wuth Kids

As parents, caregivers, grandparents, and almost anyone that has children in their care these days, we sometimes end up not spending quality time with our kids. I would go so far as to say that we overlook what the meaning of quality time may be, or perhaps, the perception of what a child considers to be quality time somehow becomes a little vague to us.

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Spring and Sports Day 2016

Spring and Sports Day 2016

Staff and children alike all had a tremendous amount of fun at the Bramley Nursery School 2016 Spring and Sports day on Friday 2nd September.

The day was pure fun with running, hopping, skipping, block-on-spoon races, sack races and many other fun filled events.
Children were asked to wear bright colours to welcome the spring season, and this they all did, whether a spring hat was worn or not, we were all certainly a colourful bunch for the day.

Enjoy the pictures taken of our annual spring day.

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2016 Pyjama Day - Charity Event

Bramley Nursery School held our annual pyjama day on the 5th August 2016 and plenty of fun was had by staff and children alike. Donations were requested for the day and the proceeds raised will be dontated to a charity organisation or childrens home.

Thank you to all that took part in the event, please have a look at the photos from the awesome day!

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School Information

Online Applications

Applications for enrollement at Bramley Nursery School for 2024 are NOW OPEN. The form takes 5 to 10 minutes to complete.
Click below to apply online!Apply Here

School Fee Information

School fees for BNS vary depending on the programme which you choose.
Attendance options and further information are available on our school fees page.Find Out More

School Terms Gauteng

Bramley Nursery School operates mostly in line with the Gauteng government school terms and holidays. We do remain open during school holidays providing fully supervised fun, safe holiday care. Please review the school terms here.School Terms

With Bramley Nursery School, your child will achieve higher level of awesomeness!

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39 Homestead Road, Bramley, 2090, Johannesburg, South Africa


Call Us: +27 11 786 0128

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