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General Home-Schooling Questions:
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Where do I start?
Start with the end in mind. Give yourself and your family peace of mind by choosing a curriculum that will support and guide you from start to finish. If you want your child to obtain a recognized qualification, choose a curriculum that will prepare your child for the specific examination he/she would need to write, e.g. NSC, O Level, IGCSE, AS or A, etc.

Exam preparation starts in Pre-primary, each year building on the next, working towards the goals you and later your child has set, not 3-6 months before the exam.

There is a vast amount of resources available today and the best ones incorporate different methods of teaching and learning, built in revision, exam preparation (past exams)and have a variety of resources to cater for all learners (Visual learners, Auditory learners, Reading- or writing-preference learners and Kinesthetic Learners).


How does Prestantia support Home-schooling Families?
Prestantia specializes in supplying Cambridge Pre-Primary, Primary, Checkpoint, IGCSE, AS and A Level endorsed and recommended books and other course-material needed to complete (CIE) Cambridge International Exams successfully.

If needed, we assist you in choosing course-material best suited to your specific needs and circumstances.

Provide you with TIPS/Guidance for “work-schedules”, best practice, assessments, etc. this information is currently available on request by email, (soon to be available on our website for your convenience).

Prestantia’s team further supports Home schooling families by networking with Cambridge Schools, Teachers, Tutors and Study/Support Centre’s to make a range of extra support services available to home school families. We gladly assist you in any way we can to help ensure you have a happy and successful experience in educating your child/children at home.


Why Cambridge International Education Programmes?
Cambridge International course material cater for a wide variety of learning and teaching styles, so you can choose the best fit for your family.
Top Quality Resources developed by qualified, Teachers and Examiners with years of experience in their given field.
Student books and Teachers Guides offer plenty support, regular revision and continuous Assessment/Tests with questions taken from past Cambridge exam papers.
Resources developed for both specialists and non-specialist teachers.
It is used by Schools, Colleges and Home Schooling Families worldwide and their qualifications are recognized and valued by universities and employers around the world.


What grade do I fall into?
One of the most concerning and stressful  issues is to ensure that the study material is suited to your specific grades. To make things a little more confusing, you are now converting between South African (or any other country) to the Cambridge international system. We understand the anxiety you are feeling right now. Our Evaluation Assist program will take all the stress out of this daunting task.


What books do l need?
Prestantia has taken the stress out of finding suitable learning material. Simply navigate the categories, find your subject and within these subcategories you will find, not endless lists of books and support material, but a limited selection of the very best self-paced material you can find. We have individually evaluated each and every product that you will find in our store, and we can assure you that you will not find better suited products anywhere else.


Does Prestantia promote Homeschooling over other educational choices?
We at Prestantia appreciate the value of all educational choices as we all share a common goal, to provide our children with the best possible education and encourage them to do their best academically and in life. We acknowledge parents play a key role in their child’s education, whether they choose to enroll them in school or decide to homeschool. We proudly support parents and learners in their journey.