Mr Jakes Fredericks

Prep has been offering a rich, real and relevant education in the South African and African context since 1885. We do so on two beautiful campuses that allow us to focus on innovation and educational excellence while embodying a spirit of tradition.

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A Place Called

A story of beginnings and endings
A story of hope and hardship
A story spanning more than a century
A story of a place called “Prep”
a history preserved.

St Andrew’s Preparatory first opened its doors in 1885. Since then, the school has prided itself in building up an ethos of caring, fairness, honesty and loyalty. Prep values freedom of expression, whilst respecting the rights, beliefs, customs and feelings of others. It values compassion and does not condone emotional or physical bullying. Prep is a place filled with fun and laughter where sound discipline is balanced with love and regard for the individual. Learn More


We are open for individual campus tours and sleepovers during term time. No application fee is charged. We do, however, recommend that you apply as soon as possible.

An Entrance Deposit is requested the year prior to entry.

138 Years / 220 Children / 8 different Nationalities