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Jan 29, 2019

A Remarkable and Renowned Old Preppie

As we celebrate Prep’s 134th birthday, we’d also like to celebrate an Old Preppie who achieved remarkable things in his lifetime. In fact, there is even […]
Jan 28, 2019

Prep is 134 Years Bold!

On January 28, 1885, Prep opened its doors for the first time. Now, 134 years and over 5 000 graduated students later, Prep is still a […]
Jan 23, 2019

Senior Prep Tie Ceremony

Every new boy who joins Senior Prep receives a Prep tie during their first Assembly. This year, we handed out ties to 18 current Preppies moving […]
Jan 23, 2019

Grade 7 Hike

The Grade 7 Preppies took part in the annual team building hike from Kasouga to Kenton-on-Sea – a distance of approximately 10km – just after the […]
Jan 23, 2019

First Day of School!

  Prep welcomed a record number of new Pre-Primary children this term! The staff and children are eager to get busy and to see what 2019 […]
Nov 20, 2018

Outstanding Rider!

Our horseman, Grade 7 Preppie Joshua Furtner came 1st overall in the Junior 70cm of the Eastern Cape Eventing Championships, held at PE Polocrosse this past […]
Nov 13, 2018

We Remember …

Remembrance Day on November 11 marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistace which marked the end of the First World War in 1918. Also known as […]
Nov 13, 2018

Prep’s Outdoor Ed Excursions!

The outdoors have a lot to teach us – and not just about nature and lack of WiFi. Each grade makes a journey of some sort […]
Nov 6, 2018

Junior Preppie Making Prep History!

Grahamstown is well-known for the strains of bagpipe music floating across the campuses at various times of the day. The St Andrew’s College Pipe Band is a formidable competitor […]
Nov 6, 2018

Ten Old Prep Pupils Selected as Prefects for St Andrew’s College 2019

Prep is very proud to announce that ten of the 25 St Andrew’s College Prefect positions have been occupied by Old Preppies. These boys stood out […]
Oct 30, 2018

Go Big or Go Home

Another successful Old Preppie is Mark Cotton (1981-1986) on being awarded the prestigious and enviable title of Game Breeder of The Year, 2018. Mark owns Bulela […]
Oct 30, 2018

Old Preppie Goes for Gold!

Tyler Paul, Old Preppie (2008) and Old Andrean (2013), as a Sharks team player, was awarded the hard-won 2018 Currie Cup when the Sharks won the […]
Oct 30, 2018

Prep’s Sport Rises to New Levels

For the first time, Prep has a growing and up-and-coming Basketball team, match kit and a fixture list. The 1st Team travelled to Johannesburg last week […]
Oct 30, 2018

Albany Tennis Team Crowded with Preppies!

The tennis courts in Grahamstown were hives of activity last week as the local schools battled it out for selection into the Albany Tennis Team. All […]
Oct 1, 2018

Prep’s Headboy and Deputy Head, 2018

Congratulations to Cameron Kamanyi, who has been selected as Prep’s 2018 Headboy, and to Mark Ter Morzhuizen, who has been chosen as our Deputy Headboy.   […]
Sep 20, 2018

Old Prep Supper 2018

As the Prep Grade 7 boys of 2013 and our Grade 3 girls of 2009 gathered together for a memorable celebration of their time at Prep, […]
Jul 31, 2018

Remembering Mandela

The entire pupil body of Prep paid visits in shifts to the local SPCA to cuddle the cats, feed the donkeys, walk the dogs and learn […]
Jul 18, 2018

Old Preppie selected for 2018 U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week

Congratulations to Old Preppie (Lions, 2014) and St Andrew’s College’s star player Bame Malesu for being selected to play for the 2018 U18 Coca-Cola Craven Week […]
Jul 18, 2018

Riding High

Joshua Furtner, one of our Grade 7 Preppies, recently competed in the two-day Sanesa competitions in Dressage, Show-jumping and Cross Country. The weather over the weekend […]
May 25, 2018

Zimbabwe Marketing Presentations

May 25, 2018

Zambia Marketing Presentations

Feb 7, 2018

2018 Prep House Captains

Feb 7, 2018

East London Information Evening

Nov 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 […]
Nov 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, […]
Nov 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 […]
Oct 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 […]
Oct 17, 2017

Punching Above their Weight

Another first for St. Andrew’s Prep was clocked up this weekend when Grade 7 pupil Oliver McKay made Prep history by being the first Preppie to […]
Oct 17, 2017

Prep Pipers Making Retreat History

The Retreat Parade held annually during Balloon Week at St Andrew’s College and DSG, has historically only ever had College and DSG musicians in the band. […]
Sep 18, 2017

Old Prep Supper – Fond Farewell

Last week we bid a fond farewell to our Old Preppies who are now on the final leg of their journey out of School and into […]
Sep 13, 2017

History in the Pipeline

Grahamstown residents, used to hearing the familiar sound of the Bagpipes from Lower Field, will soon be hearing the sound in stereo, as St Andrew’s Prep, […]
Jul 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 […]