The Foundation School offers accredited education from Grade 1 to 7. The Foundation School, an independent LSEN primary school, forms part of Sparrow Schools Educational Trust, founded by Jackie in 1992 as a response to the demand for specialised, learner-centred education for children coming from disadvantaged backgrounds, as well as those with remedial needs.
Groundbreaking news in the Sparrow Combined School’s recent history is that as of 2017 it is one of the schools in the province to be accredited with the new technical skills qualification by the Gauteng Department of Education. This qualification is recognised by the GDE, SETA
Sparrow FET College, a social enterprise, was formed to provide fully funded, accredited programmes and on-the-job training to mainstream, previously disadvantaged youth of South Africa. The College collaborates with various industries to identify skills shortages within companies.