School Bullying Findings 2022

Dr Brenda Matthews conducting a school bullying survey in one of the Garden Cities Archway Foundation halls. All the young respondents were sourced from Western Cape Schools where halls have been provided by the Foundation in collaboration with the WCED. The Foundation reached its 100th milestone hall at the time of Garden Cities' Centenary. More than 108 have been built so far.

Bullying is an ongoing and deliberate misuse of power in relationships, through repeated verbal, physical and/or social behaviour that intends to cause physical, social and/or psychological harm. Bullying in any form, or for any reason, can have immediate, medium and long-term effects on those involved, including bystanders.

Spotlight on school bullying solutions


The Archway Foundation’s primary objective is to provide halls and other essential facilities for under-resourced schools in the Western Cape.  This work is underpinned by a broad concern for the general wellbeing of learners that includes their happiness, peace of mind and freedom from threats, bullying, or disruptive influences.

After 56 Years, Steenberg’s Floreat Primary School Finally gets a hall


Archway Foundation continues to help redress educational inequality in W Cape A new hall, costing more than R6 million, in the grounds of the 56-year-old Floreat Primary School in Lute Lane, Steenberg will be inaugurated on Saturday April 24, as part of the Garden Cities Archway Foundation programme to redress historical educational inequalities in the […]

The Schools we’ve helped


The Archway Foundation is Garden Cities’ corporate social investment project providing essential school halls to children of the Western Cape living and being educated in historically disadvantaged communities.

Celebrating The 100th Archway Hall


Over R600 million spent in 16 years to help redress historic disadvantage The 100th Garden Cities Archway Foundation school hall, to coincide with the centenary this year of the Western Cape’s oldest residential development company, was handed over to Balvenie Primary School in Elsie’s River on Saturday September 14. The more than R7 million hall is […]

Private Sector Funding Vital For SA’s Education Needs


It’s more urgent than ever for the private sector to help alleviate the enormous shortfall in essential education facilities. Government is not keeping up with the existing and increasing needs of schools. Millions of children are not getting what they need for a comprehensive education.