Pre-Primary

Jun 17, 2020

K-Day Challenge

St Andrew’s Prep, DSG, St Andrew’s College and Kingswood College communities teamed up in a run/cycle challenge this past weekend in celebration of the annual K-Day […]
May 18, 2020

Prep Community Runs 2,373km in Three Days

A virtual run/walk challenge was extended to the Prep community by Musikili Primary School in Zambia, to cover the considerable distance of 2,373 km on foot […]
Mar 18, 2020

Covid-19 Pandemic Empties the Classrooms

As all the suitcases roll down the stairs and out the front door, and as Prep empties itself of happy little feet, the classrooms grow emptier […]
Mar 11, 2020

Pre-Primary Scientists-in-the-Making!

The Grade Rs are investigating healthy food and, in particular, one ingredient: Sugar! We counted the teaspoons of sugar loaded into a selection of popular fizzy […]
Feb 26, 2020

Shrove Tuesday Pancake Pleasures!

Shrove Tuesday was celebrated with colour, speed and hilarity as the Preppies tried to sprint in House teams, and flip pancakes at the same time. The […]
Jan 15, 2020

Here’s to 2020!

The quiet grounds are now bustling with parents and little people as we gear up for the start of the 2020 school year. It’s wonderful to […]
Nov 26, 2019

In Search of the New King

Our Pre-Primary children staged an intriguing and a fabulous nativity play which led us through Africa in search of a baby in the manger. The children […]
Oct 9, 2019

Pre-Primaries Out and About!

What an amazing experience our Pre-Primary children had visiting a nearby dairy farm! The children saw the calves being fed and experienced what it is like […]
Oct 9, 2019

Tiekie Aand!

Memory Hall was once again packed with fun, laughter and games at this year’s Tiekie Aand. Various game booths held shooting hoops, target practise, nerf guns […]
Oct 9, 2019

Congratulations to the 2019 Headboy Jack Dixie and Deputies, Mark Were and Julius Rocher. The appointment of Headboy and deputies is quite a process. Applications in […]
Oct 2, 2019

Family Fun Day!

It was sunny and warm on Saturday – perfect weather for our Mini Olympics Family Fun Day at our Pre-Primary. Prep welcomed several new families for […]
Oct 2, 2019

Prep Sports Day!

Last week Friday saw our Preppies – from youngest to oldest – racing their hearts out on the tracks, competing in high jump, long jump, cricket […]
Sep 25, 2019

Celebrating our Heritage

“Heritage was everything: it was a golden skeleton key, gleaming with power, able to get the wielder through any number of locked doors …” – Nenia […]
Sep 20, 2019

Prep Supports Bandana Day!

Prep has been supporting Bandana Day for decades and this year, once again, our Preppies donned their colourful bandanas and proudly posed for the camera. National […]
Sep 12, 2019

Prep’s Improved Spaces!

Prep has had a number of improvements since the Term 2 holidays began and is looking splendid for it! The brick pathway outside Robert House was […]
Jul 10, 2019

JEFA Inspires Preppies!

The Junior Engineers for Africa (JEFA) joined us at St Andrew’s Prep for a week, exploring design thinking, robotics, thinking strategies and engineering systems which include […]
Jul 10, 2019

Children’s Arts Festival!

Each year during the National Arts Festival week, Senior Prep classrooms morph into dance theatres, workshops, production venues and music venues. Our Senior Preppies thoroughly enjoyed […]
Jul 10, 2019

Grandparents’ Day!

Before the half-term break, the Pre-Primary and Junior Preppies staged a concert for our grandparents’ and parents. Young children are so eager to please and our […]
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 […]
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 […]
Jun 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 […]
Jun 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 […]
Feb 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 […]
Jan 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 […]
Nov 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 […]
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