Pre-Primary

February 7, 2018

East London Information Evening

November 20, 2017

Apt Naming of the Centre for Creative Learning

Today we `raised our caps’ in honour of a stalwart Old Preppie and someone who has been a part of the school – first as a […]
November 13, 2017

A Day to Remember

Sunday morning dawned bright and clear and rather warm. Our Pipe Band began the solemn march from St Andrew’s College up the main street of Grahamstown, […]
November 13, 2017

First Pipe Band and Highland Dance Concert

On Friday night, Prep added another feather to its cap with the first Pipe Band and Highland Dancing concert ever held in Memory Hall. With five […]
October 24, 2017

Headboy and Deputies, 2017

Prep’s Headboy and Deputies have been announced this week.  Replacing the Senior Eight system, the boys and staff have chosen as Headboy, Lamlani Yawa, and Scott […]
July 25, 2017

Simon and Garfunkel Rock Prep

The Sound of Silence rippled across St Andrew’s Prep’s Memory Hall, through the Bridge over Troubled Water and on to Mrs Robinson, leaving everyone attending the […]
June 20, 2017

Pre-Primary Grandparents’ Day Concert

Our Pre-Primary children put on a special show in a packed hall at Fairlawn this week for Grandparents’ and Special Friends. With such earnestness as only […]
June 12, 2017

Grade 1 Outdoor Ed

Last week, our Grade 1s had a special trip to Delton Farm in Bathurst. The weather was balmy and perfect for a day out in the […]
May 22, 2017

Scholarship Winners

Prep congratulates Ben Terry on being awarded the Blackburn (Music) Scholarship and Zach Mickelwright on being awarded the Blackburn Major Scholarship to St Andrew’s College.
May 4, 2017

St Andrew’s – Leaders Against Bullying

The annual Bullying Awareness Drive held at St Andrew’s College, the Diocesan School for Girls and St Andrew’s Prep is intended to be part of a bigger process, […]
May 4, 2017

Wind Orchestra Rocks the House in Memory Hall

At the end of last term, the full school assembly up St Andrew’s Prep contained a surprise treat for the youngsters. Memory Hall was a full […]
February 9, 2017

11th Prep Head Induction Ceremony

In a lengthy and meaningful service last week, the Bishop of Grahamstown, the Right Reverend Ebenezer St Mark Ntlali, inducted St Andrew’s Preparatory School’s 11th Head […]
January 24, 2017

First Day of `Big’ School!

Prep warmly welcomes our new pupils and, in particular, those who are journeying into the world of `Big School’ for the first time – our new […]
November 28, 2016

Celebrating Collaborative and Makerspace Learning

  As the demands on school leavers change, so schools must adapt. St Andrew’s Prep (Grahamstown) is at the forefront of cutting edge 21st Century educational […]
November 28, 2016

Carnival Craziness!

On Sunday morning, St Andrew’s Prep’s Fairlawn Field blossomed with jumping castles, go-cart tracks, Foosball games, craft stalls, a miniature train track and lots of delicious […]
September 21, 2016

2016 Old Prep Supper

Last week we celebrated one of the most loved events on our annual Prep calendar – and with good reason. All the Matrics who started out […]
September 21, 2016

Colourful Tubes of Hope

With Cancer becoming a growing concern globally, St Andrew’s Prep pupils joined in with the drive to increase awareness, fund Cancer research and recruit potential stem […]
September 21, 2016

St Andrew’s Prep Senior 8 Selection 2016

Beginning a new tradition, Prep’s past Headboy William Marx (now in Matric) handed out the Senior 8 tie to each pupil selected at the end of […]
July 7, 2016

Childrens’ Arts Festival

Colourful bunting streams and candy-coloured signs blend with the myriads of brightly dressed children flocking to the Childrens’ Arts Festival this week. Each classroom at Senior […]
June 17, 2016

Colour Does Not Define Us!

Yesterday marked a large milestone in the history of South Africa as we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Youth Day – a day in 1976 that […]
May 17, 2016

Preppies awarded Blackburn Scholarships

St Andrew’s Prep is proud to announce that two of their top academic Grade 7 pupils were recently awarded the prestigious Blackburn Scholarships to attend St […]
May 16, 2016

Coding – the Skill of the Future

Against the backdrop of South Africa’s critical shortage of scientists and engineers, and the fact that according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness report that […]
May 11, 2016

Prep’s Got Talent!

One of Junior Prep’s Grade 2 pupils recently scooped up several trophies at the prestigious Kwazulu Natal World Trial Championships. Dancing her way around the floor, […]
March 7, 2016

Making History: Prep’s Own Chaplain

Another entry into the annuls of history was made last week when St Andrew’s Preparatory School licenced the first St Andrew’s Prep Chaplain in over 100 […]
February 2, 2016

Breaking Ground on New Educational Facilities

As the digging of the foundations of the new Centre for Creative Learning began this week, a sod turning ceremony took place this morning with our […]
January 25, 2016

ICT Trail Blazing

Since St Andrew’s Prep received Certiport Status last year, enabling pupils and members of the community to attend courses and submit examinations in order to become […]
January 25, 2016

Excellent Feeder School

As part of St Andrew’s Prep’s academic vision, the progress of the departing Grade 3 girls is tracked as they move on to the Diocesan School […]
January 25, 2016

Progressive Educational Facilities at St Andrew’s Prep

St Andrew’s Prep is at ground-breaking stage with the much-anticipated #AcademicExcellence campus development project. This ambitious multi-year and phased project begins with the Centre for Creative […]
October 30, 2015

Past Prep Pupils form bulk of College Leadership Team

Ten of our past Preppies (2011) being selected onto the College Leadership Team, 2016. Sazi Sandi – Head Prefect and Head of Armstrong House. William Marx […]
October 28, 2015

Prep Achieves Gold Eco Status

Prep has been awarded its Gold status as an Eco School following yesterday’s audit. The auditors were impressed with all the environmental learning that is happening […]
October 22, 2015

Meteoric Achievement for Prep

Matthew Thompson, Grade 7 St Andrew’s Prep pupil, has achieved First Place in the Grade 7-9 age group in the National Apple in Education Competition for […]
October 8, 2015

Prep Eco Club adopts a Polar Bear

St Andrew’s Prep’s Grade 6’s entered the SASOL- Forever Resorts Eco Quiz competition and The Sixes team came out tops. In the next round they had […]