The Beautiful Minds Learning Centre is a centre for physically and intellectually impaired children and is situated in Plumstead in the Southern Suburbs area of Cape Town

The Centre will provide education to learners who are intellectually and physically impaired and who cannot be mainstreamed. The Beautiful Minds Learning Centre will cater for learners who have a variety of learning needs aged from 5 – 18 years old .

The primary learning will consist of home-based classrooms, with eight children per class, a teacher and a teacher assistant. Parents’ participation is strongly encouraged to assist in the growth and development of the learners.


Beautiful Minds Learning Centre follows the National Curriculum Standards as prescribed by the Department of Education. It has been adjusted to accommodate learners with intellectual impairments.

The Centre’s educational program aims to develop the learner’s communication, behavioral, academic, motor …


“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world”. Nelson Mandela

Our vision is to create a centre for learners who are intellectually and physically impaired. We strive to bridge learning and developmental barriers and to support and integrate the learners into every day …


Our school is headed by Hilary O’connor as Director and Nicol Kettleborough as Head teacher.

Hilary is a qualified accountant who has worked both in South Africa and Australia. She was one of the founding staff members at St Theresa’s Catholic School in Noosa, Australia and not only helped …