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Congratulations to the Class of 2021
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A world-class educational platform for girls, founded by Oprah Winfrey

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Putting Our Girls Front & Center

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

Congratulations to the O’Icons.  We are extremely proud of your achievements. You truly are examples of what being an OWLAG Girl is.  You are tenacious, courageous, resilient and all sorts of smart.   We wish you well as you enter the next phase of your life. Our hope and wish is that we have contributed towards making you the best you can be and that we have provided you with the tools to keep shining.

 

School Overview

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Graduates

So far there has been 528 number of girls who have graduated from OWLAG.

90%

percentage of students who attend college (graduates have attended top universities including Spelman, Oxford and Stanford medical School). In South Africa, only 20 percent of students attend college.

1%

There is 1% percentage of students accepted to attend OWLAG. Each year, over 6000 of the smartest and brightest girls across the country apply to the school. The average class is roughly 60 students.

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The Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls is a forward-thinking, ‘cutting edge’ all-girls school with a focus on learning. ‘Strategy 2025’ defines – the key objective of the academic team – the provision of excellent and high-quality education, and skills that will prepare the girls for the future. 

Sciences

In the 21st century, we find ourselves living in a technological era. We use a variety of machines and gadgets to entertain ourselves and to improve our everyday lives: cell phones, computers, washing machines, cars with electric windows and automatic gears, and even electric toothbrushes!

Online + Onsite

Mathematics

Contributing to developing South Africa by developing young scientifically-minded African women leaders. The teaching of Mathematics entails equipping students with the necessary skills, knowledge, beliefs, and values to develop thinking processes that are mathematical.

Online + Onsite

Arts

The value of Arts education goes further in that it has been shown to assist students in their personal, social and academic development.

Online + Onsite

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You Apply

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.

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We Connect

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You Get Ready

Tell us a little about yourself and we’ll help with the rest. Our convenient online application tool only takes 10 minutes to complete.

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School News is produced by the Press Office, a team of of student who research, interview, photograph and write each story themselves. Our aim is to keep the OWLAG and wider community informed, and to celebrate the diversity of our school life.

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