Jun 14, 2023

Madagascar Jnr. – A Magnificent Production

Memory Hall was transformed into a wild, leafy place last week, full of colourful characters, sadistic penguins, hilarious hunted creatures and the rest of our Prep […]
Jan 27, 2023

138 Years BOLD!

Today we celebrate St Andrew’s Prep! 138 years at the helm of providing navigating and steering education has taught us much, made us stronger, deepened our […]
Jul 29, 2020

Safety on the Sports Field

St Andrew’s Prep has led the way for many schools across the country in keeping children healthy and getting them safely back on the campus sports […]
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 […]
Jun 11, 2020

Historic Return to School!

The quiet grounds of St Andrew’s Prep received a breath of life again today as our children returned to campus. The pandemic had seemed so `far […]
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

Albany District Champions!

Last week, our St Andrew’s Prep swimmers competed in the Inter-Districts gala, where the top swimmers in the Karoo and Amathola Districts gathered to test their […]
Feb 26, 2020

Ash Wednesday

The Ash Wednesday was solemn, as the Senior Prep boys filed into Centenary Hall this morning in Full Blues. Father David Stansbury explained the meaning of […]
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 29, 2020

Prep’s Term 1 House and Vice Captains Announced!

As we kick off the 2020 year, our House Captains and their Vice-Captains have been selected for the first term. Congratulations boys! (Details will be in […]
Jan 23, 2020

Fudge-Making Fun!

It is a tradition each year for the Senior Preppies to hike to a spot just outside of town in order to make their own fire […]
Jan 23, 2020

Grade 7 Hike

The Grade 7s hike from Kenton-on-Sea to Kasouga at the start of each year. The weather on the day was beautiful and the boys thoroughly enjoyed […]
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 27, 2019

Prep Musicians among Top in EC

Two of our Prep musicians made the Top 2019 Achievers in the Eastern Cape Trinity College Music Exams in their various grades. Competing against a record […]
Nov 15, 2019

Distinctions in Music

Most of our Preppies play a musical instrument. Some play more than one. Their ambitions are great, their hopes are high and they are achieving well, […]
Oct 23, 2019

Marimbas at Major Fraser’s

The Prep Marimba Band played beautifully at Major Fraser’s Restaurant in Grahamstown during the busy Balloon Week before half-term. Visitors and parents were pleasantly surprised by […]
Oct 23, 2019

Prep Water Polo Players Make EP Team

For the first time since Water Polo was considered a serious sport at Prep a year ago, we now have six of our players who have […]
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

Grade 6s Reclaiming High Street

The Grade 6 Prep boys have initiated a project which they have dubbed “Reclaiming High Street”. Proposal planning has now led to business owners being interviewed […]
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 20, 2019

Senior Prep Happy Campers

The grades 4-7 boys headed out to Table Farm for their annual camp out last Friday. Once the tents were pitched and lunch eaten, the boys […]
Sep 20, 2019

Old Prep Supper

Last week we celebrated one of the most important and enjoyable events in the Prep calendar: Old Prep Supper. Having begun their school journey with us […]
Sep 12, 2019

Pressing In, Pressing On

Prep hosted the Independent Schools’ Cross Country championships at the beautiful Belmont Valley Golf Club earlier this week. What a glorious day to be out! Rather […]
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 […]
Aug 5, 2019

Grade 7 Production: Shrek Junior

Memory Hall has been swamped with visiting schools, ogres, fairy-tale creatures, wonder, parents, staff and mystery. And a good few laughs. Shrek Jnr held all clever […]
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 […]
Mar 7, 2019

Soaking Up the Great Outdoors

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 […]