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Destiny Life Academy is a small private independent christian school just on the outskirts of Ballito, Kwa Zulu Natal. We are a dynamic school where every person is cared for, encouraged and nurtured to reach their God given potential. We believe that every child is “Destined For Greatness” and assist them in achieving their goals.

Our principal duo, Mrs Colleen Moodley and Mrs Niki Balkovic, and our talented team of teachers have your children’s best interests at heart. DLA’s learning structure and teacher to student interaction and communication creates an authentic, supportive and positive environment for your children, allowing them to radiate and bring out their best. The staff at DLA are committed to creating a space where every child can achieve their full potential.


We offer :

  • National curriculum
  • National senior certificate
  • Small classes
  • Dynamic learning environment
  • Opportunities to excel in leadership, the arts, entrepreneurship and sport


Our school fees are affordable :

  • Grade 8      R2900 per month (over 12 months)
  • Grade 9      R2900 per month (over 12 months)
  • Grade 10    R3150 per month (over 12 months)
  • Grade 11    R3400 per month (over 12 months)
  • Grade 12    R3650 per month (over 11 months)

There are also a number of discounts which you may benefit from including early payment discounts, sibling discounts and loyalty discounts. Speak to our admin office for more information.


Contact Us :

Location: 5 Burnedale Place, Umhlali, KZN
Email: admin@dlacademy.co.za
Telephone: 072 0729765



Do you like Golf? Come support our Golf Day at R500/pp

  We are constantly looking to raise funds for our constantly growing infrastructure each year. This four ball for R2000 a team will hopefully be our largest fundraiser to date. Come support us on a journey around the world, where there will be food made in the spirit of different countries spread throughout the course. Phone our …

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2018 Open Day – Come and meet us

  Come and meet the family this Saturday on the school property. If you are looking for a loving environment to grow your confidence and sense-of-self during your formative years, come and see what we’re about. We would love to meet you.

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Creative Arts Evening 2017

Well done DLA fam! Weeks of practice culminated in a grand display of passion and art. Our learners from grade 8 through to grade 11 had a chance on stage to make us laugh and challenge themselves by performing for a crowd of over 150 people. Their entire year’s artworks were also on display for everyone’s …

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