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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 20, 2017

Fast-Paced Games and Soaring Scores

St Andrew’s Prep enjoyed a highly successful K-Day weekend, playing strongly and skillfully against worthy Kingswood opponents. Results of all the matches will be in the […]
June 12, 2017

Grade 7 Production: Tom Sawyer

The much-anticipated Grade 7 production of Tom Sawyer was staged last week. Following along the lines of the well-read story, the plot is woven and spun […]
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 31, 2017

2017 Marimba Captain and Vice

Well done to Aidan Reynolds for being selected as 2017s Captain of the Marimba Band, and to Daniel Cotton for being chosen as Vice.
May 31, 2017

2017 House Captains

Congratulations to our 2017 House Captains and Vice Captains: Lions Captain: Nicholas Lake, Vice: Zach Mickelwright. Griffin Captain: Daniel Letherby. Vice: Oliver McKay. Tigers Captain: Antony […]
May 23, 2017

EP Squash Player Selection

Prep congratulates Grade 7 pupils Murray Stretton and Mark Ter Morhuizen, who have both been selected for the Eastern Province ‘B’ squash side. They will be […]
May 22, 2017

Youth Music Festival

St Andrew’s Prep participated in the annual four-day Youth Music Festival, featuring skilled musicians proficient on various instruments, both in solo performances and in bands or […]
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 10, 2017

Preppie Off to Malta!

A highly talented upcoming sportsman, Grade 7 St Andrew’s Prep pupil Daniel Letherby, attended a session at one of the Sunderland affiliated football academies during the […]
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

Youngest Piper to Join the St Andrew’s College Pipe Band

GRADE 6 pupil at St Andrew’s Prep, Christopher Pretorius made Prep history at the end of Term 1 when he became the youngest member ever to […]
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 […]
March 21, 2017

Top Swimmer!

Grade 7 pupil Scott Ritchie represented St Andrew’s Prep in the Top 8 Invitational gala in PE on Saturday. He placed second in the 50m backstroke […]
March 9, 2017

Somerset Ragtime Refrain

The residents of Somerset Place, a retirement home in Grahamstown, were in for a pleasant surprise on Friday last week when a group of St Andrew’s […]
February 17, 2017

Victor Ludorum Winners

Congratulations to St Andrew’s Prep Grade 5 pupil, Jono MacKenzie, who won the Junior Victor Ludorum and to Grade 7 pupil Scott Ritchie, who won the […]
February 17, 2017

Creating Global Awareness at Home

In an outing that opened their eyes to the needs of their community and their hearts to the four-footed friends of Grahsmtown, the Grade 5 pupils […]
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 31, 2017

Bushman’s River Mile

The weather was calm and the sea cool at Bushman’s River as pupils from St Andrew’s College, DSG and St Andrew’s Preparatory School participated in the […]
January 24, 2017

Grade 4 Tie Induction

Our Grade 4 pupils were welcomed into the senior phase of their primary education during assembly on the first day of school and presented with a […]
January 24, 2017

Opening of the new Pottery Studio

In line with the #Academic Excellence programme that St Andrew’s Prep and College are committed to, Phase 3 was completed at the end of 2016.  The […]
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

Grade 7 Entrepreneur Programme

Toward the end of their Grade 7 year, the boys become businessmen. They form a `company’ with a company name, sign, uniform and marketing. Over the […]
November 28, 2016

Prep’s Musical Range Grows

This morning, Memory Hall was once again filled with music as our Senior Prep musicians took to the stage to perform many varied pieces on several […]
November 28, 2016

Grade 7 Raft Race

This morning the Grade 7s walked down to the Design and Technology Department at St Andrew’s College laden with plastic bottles and string to construct rafts […]
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 22, 2016

World Rhino Plight

The Preppies listened to a fascinating talk and watched heart-wrenching clips on the plight of our rhino today. Grade 2 Teacher Heidi Fowlds spoke on behalf […]
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 29, 2016

Education at New Levels in the City of Education

St Andrew’s Prep celebrated a landmark event last week in the official opening of their new Centre for Creative Learning – the first new educational facility […]