021 934 1005
19 Helderberg Road, Bishop Lavis, 7490


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An Excellent, Safe, Aesthetic Educational Centre, Where Learners Excel


T - Teamwork
R - Responsibility
U - Unity
S - Support
T - Transparency

Our Mission

We stand and work together to provide
quality education in order to achieve
academic excellence and a safe and
enabling environment for all.

About Us

Bishop Lavis High School is situated in Bishop Lavis on the Cape Flats, 14 kilometres outside Cape Town. Faced with a myriad of social and economic problems our learners receive the best possible support from a dedicated staff. Our aim is to nurture learners who are not only well educated but are good citizens, who can play a positive, meaningful role in our crumbling democracy and our vision is thus to strive to develop: A desire to learn and a recognition that learning is a life-long process; Appropriate community and cultural values; Physical and interpersonal skills; Self confidence, a high self-esteem and a positive outlook on life; A sense of community responsibility; Respect for self, property and rights of others.

Principals past to present

PKR Sonn - 2013 to present 6 years
Mr Lionel Peters: 1992 - 2012 24 years
Mr Henry Petersen: 1980 - 1991 12 years
Mr Henry Petersen: 1980 - 1991 10 years
Mr Henry Petersen: 1980 - 1991 5 years

Mr Isaac Taylor (Ex Deputy Principal)