About us


Horizon Educational Trust (No I TRUST 11837/98), founded in 1998, has played a significant and extensive role in the educational, cultural and social fields in South Africa.

HET’s 1st project was Star College in Cape Town in 1999 and

the 2nd project was Horizon High School in Johannesburg in 2000.

In 2002, Horizon Educational Trust declared its Third school in Durban as Star College.

In 2012, Horizon Educational Trust opened its Fourth school in Pretoria as Star College.

Star Colleges are committed to empowering learners to achieve their goals and realize their potential through HOLISTIC APPROACH, UNIVERSAL VALUES and QUALITY EDUCATION.


Vision and Mission


To offer all children:
a quality education with holistic approach of nurturing and encouraging each child’s moral, physical and educational well-being irrespective of race, religion or background.


  •  To develop individuals who are skilled in their fields of study, and are productive and innovative, with a broad worldview and respect for human values.
  • To develop individuals qualified to compete in international arenas and who could successfully represent the Republic of South Africa.
  • To develop a generation with deep knowledge of Mathematics, Science and Technology who are able to adapt to the requirements of global market place.
  • To lay ground work for the previously disadvantaged students of South Africa to facilitate equity, redress, transformation and access to quality education.


To inculcate:

  • A desire to learn, to participate and to compete at the highest levels to fulfill one’s potential.
  • A keen and genuine interest in sporting and cultural activities.
  • A balanced education that enables learners to be challenged, extended and motivated in all facets of life.


  • Respect
  •  Responsibility
  • Reliability
  • Dignity
  • Compassion
  • Unity
  •  Loyalty
  • Solidarity
  • Leadership
  • Friendship
  • Ubuntu


“Excellence in Education” and on the logo: “Ruh, Akil, Beden” (Soul, Mind, Body)