Laerskool Jan van Riebeeck Website

Laerskool Jan van Riebeeck required a new website that would serve as the school’s main communication platform and central source of information for current and prospective parents.

The solution provided a secure web platform with the following core features:

  • Web content mangagement.
  • Visual builder.
  • Decentralised news publication.
  • Automated publication workflow.
  • Integrated, automated newsletter functionality.
  • Automated integration between Google Calendar and website calendar.
  • Dynamic news and calendar items for each department and activity.


School website






  • Conceptualization
  • Design
  • Information architecture
  • Agile web implementation


Responsive design

The site has a responsive design and displays equally well on desktop, tablet and smartphone.

Visual Builder

Modular design elements allow the client to create and update page layouts by themselves.

Front-end Editing

Web content can conveniently be edited on the front-end.

Decentralised content submission

Authorised teachers can submit news to the website without having to access the system.

Automtated publication workflow

Users are assigned roles and an automated workflow moves the content through a stages from draft to the being published by users with the required authorisation.

Integrated newsletter functionality

Newsletters are created automatically or by selecting the relevant content and automatically sent to the relevant recipients once published.

Google Calendar Integration

Automatically import entries from Google Calendar to website calendar

Website Calendar with Categories

Filterable website calendar, with events automatically displayed on relevant category pages. 

Synchronisation with personal calendar

Automatic calendar synchronisation with Google Calendar, Outlook or iPhone/iPad calendar. 

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