Cornerstone College

Independent School, Grades R to 12, in Pretoria, South Africa


Tlhokomelo Residence (PTY) LTD

Tlhokomelo residence is a private hostel affiliated to Cornerstone College which is located on our premises.

We provide:

  • Hostel accommodation for Grades 7-12
  • 24 Hour adult supervision
  • Fully-furnished facilities
  • Three delicious and nutritious meals daily
  • Separate lodging for boys and girls
  • Laundry facilities
  • A disciplined and Christian environment
  • Supervised homework sessions
  • Superior bathroom facilities
  • Recreational facilities
  • A fully-stocked sick-room
  • Tuckshop facilities
  • Security system, intercom system and guard

We expect:

  • Boarders to be co-operative, well-behaved and to adhere strictly to hostel rules.
  • Parents to make every effort to support our efforts to provide a well-structured environment.
  • All fees paid on time.
  • No visitation during the week.


TERMS: 2018

  • 1st Term: 17 January - 28 March 
  • 2nd Term: 10 April - 22 June 
  • 3rd Term: 17 July - 28 September 
  • 4th Term: 9 October - 6 December 

Basic hostel rules

  • No boy will be allowed on the girls' premises or vice versa.
  • Boarders must stick strictly to the hostel timetable. Boarders will be expected to do light orderly duties on a rota system.
  • Boarders will be expelled for sexual misconduct or harassment, any criminal behaviour, negative political agitation, unexplained absence from the hostel or hostel sessions, use or possession of drugs or alcohol or weapons/toys, disrespect to staff and abuse of property.
  • Boarders will treat the management of the hostel with complete respect and co-operation.

A more detailed set of rules will be given to boarders on hostel registration. The management reserves the right to add to, or amend, these rules. Lesser offences will result in misdemeanour marks, and if too many misdemeanours are committed, the boarder will be deregistered from the hostel.

Pupils must report to the hostel the day before school starts each term between 2 - 5 pm. Boarders to be collected between 2 - 5 pm on the last day of school.