Educating future leaders

South Africa

Our shared heritage

In 1996, then-president Nelson Mandela said: “When our first democratically elected government decided to make Heritage Day one of our national days, we did so because we knew that our […]


Reflections: 10 years of LEAP

Reflecting on LEAP’s beginnings in 2004 and its growth – from a single school serving Langa to six no-fee, independent schools in three provinces – John Gilmour remembers the sheer joy of doing things differently.


Work toward systemic change

In Susan Dell’s letter as founder of the Michael and Susan Dell Foundation she shares her and the foundations approach and commitment to transformation in education.


Developing futures

This has been a year of highlights for the Development Team with the opening of two new schools (LEAP 5 and 6) and brand-new school buildings in development. The team also worked hard to bring standard assessment, a new leadership model and an aligned curriculum across all subjects in all LEAP schools.


Hopes, dreams and thanks

As Matric exams draw painfully to an end, we spoke to some LEAP Grade 12s about their time at LEAP, their hopes for the future and what they are most thankful for.


Values - Everyone at LEAP commits to:

  • Being kind, honest and healthy
  • Being punctual and looking good
  • Working hard and never giving up
  • Admitting and learning from mistakes
  • Confronting issues and being open to change
  • Working together and sharing