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United Church Schools
NPO Number: 052-107-NPO
PBO Number: 930000599

44 Frances Street, Yeoville
PO Box 93016, Yeoville, 2143

Tel: 011 648 4727
Fax: 086 649 9080

There’s always something interesting going on at UCS. Find out here what’s happening and who’s involved. 

Every week we host inspiring and motivating guest speakers. Learners often present their latest creations and achievements in music, singing, dance and rap. We play friendly sport matches and hold a sports day once a term, and much more. We invite you to visit this site regularly to get the latest updates on what’s happening at our favourite school!

Excellence in teaching starts with back-to-basics training

An opinion piece by Principal Helenne Ulster on International Teacher’s Day. 

View/open: theTeacher Sep 2014

Principal, Helenne Ulster, interviewed for Moneyweb

Helenne Ulster was asked to comment on Umalusi requirements representing low fee independent schools.

View/open: Moneyweb

The Teacher article: Love and firm boundaries

The Teacher article by the Principal Helenne Ulster titled Love and Firm Boundaries.

View/open: the teacher article 8 nov

The Star Newspaper PLAY magazine

The Star's PLAY magazine article on "Wonder Women" making a difference in South Africa

View/open: Wonder woman - Play Magazine the Star

the Teacher - High Standards in Difficult Circumstances

the Teacher interviews UCS Principal Helenne Ulster on High Standards in Difficult Circumstances

View/open: the Teacher Article July 2012

The Sunday Independent - Why parents opt for low-fee private schools

Here is an article from the Sunday Independent in which  UCS Principal Helenne Ulster was interviewed regarding her views on low-fee private schools.

View/open: Sunday Independent Article June 2012

Jonathan Jansen visits UCS!

What a refreshing experience!!!! The school is still buzzing
hours after Professor Jonathan Jansen had left! The kids lined up to meet him.
Teachers stopped me on the staircase telling me how much they appreciate being
at United Church School, after being inspired by the talk this morning at our

Can you just imagine being in a permanent state of Euphoria
as learners and Educators! That is what will happen if this amazing person were
to be Minister of Education.

Thank you Professor Jansen for being our beacon of hope!!
Please come again.

Helenne Ulster – Principal