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Oct 21, 2020

Necessary Nature Nurturing

The Prep Grade 7s recently spent just short of a week at the Amakhala Game Reserve, sleeping under the stars, learning to make fire by friction, […]
Sep 30, 2020

Term 3 House Captains

In the last position of leadership for our Grade 7 Preppies, the following boys were recently selected as our Term 3 House Captains: Tigers House Captain: […]
Sep 30, 2020

To Save The Rhino …

The scale of influence we have on those around us cannot always be measured, but where there are causes worth fighting for, the good influence is […]
Sep 30, 2020

Old Prep Supper for 2020 Matrics

Covid-19 has been hard on the 2020 Matrics. With much of their anticipated celebrations being cancelled or postponed, and with restrictions dragging on, the possibility of […]
Sep 16, 2020

Inter-House Athletics Championships

The Senior Prep boys have given us a glimpse of what we have been missing in our sporting calendar this year. Last week, the boys turned […]
Sep 16, 2020

Spring Walk and Table Farm Trek

Our Junior Preppies (and a few of the Pre-Primary children) took a different route this year to our Table Farm Trekkers. They enjoyed a Spring Walk, […]
Aug 28, 2020

Prep Welcomes New Chaplain

St Andrew’s Prep and College are delighted to welcome Rev Richard Wyngaard, his wife Christine and triplet sons: Joshua, Jesse and Jamie to the Andrean community. […]
Aug 5, 2020

Grade 7 Golfer Competes in Adult Championships

Last Friday, Grade 7 pupil Ethan Bradfield participated in the Belmont Valley Golf Championships in the C-Division against adult players. Ethan finished up as the Runner-Up […]
Aug 5, 2020

Prep’s Top Achievers

In spite of the unique challenges faced this entire year, our Preppies continue to show themselves able to step up. We are so very proud of […]
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 […]
Jul 23, 2020

The Best of Times, the Worst of Times …

The following piece was sent in recently by Old Preppie Tony Macrae, who now lives in Dubai: Challenging times globally! We live in a VUCA world, […]
Jul 20, 2020

Mandela Day 2020

Mandela Day at Prep this year was celebrated on Friday with some sweetness and warmth being added to the food parcels delivered to the 110 families […]
Jul 8, 2020

Blessing from the Blue

We received a most wonderful email from past parent, Chris Megone who is Professor of Inter-Disciplinary Applied Ethics, Ancient Philosophy, Medical, Business and Professional Ethics, Moral […]
Jul 1, 2020

Food For the Soul

Due to the generosity of our wonderful school community, a total of R209 400 has been donated, resulting in 1242 food parcels and 1980 litres of […]
Jul 1, 2020

Prep’s 2020 Headboy and Deputy

After a rigorous application process, interviews, presentations and voting, St Andrew’s Prep is proud to announce our 2020 Headboy Matthew Ladds and our Deputy Headboy is […]
Jun 17, 2020

Youth Day With A Difference

Each June 16 is remembered for its pivotal historical relevance in our lives today. The 1976 student uprising in resistance to the apartheid system of education […]
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 17, 2020

We Welcome our Busy Preppies!

We are quickly returning to a busy school with busy schedules and happy children. Welcome back to all our Preppies who join us this week! It […]
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 […]
May 29, 2020

Encouragement from Old Preppie Leila Joubert (1999)

May 29, 2020

A Message from Old Preppie Ryan Dugmore

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 […]
May 8, 2020

Online Learning Kicks Off Term 2

As Term 2 begins, our Preppies are all actively engaged in daily lessons that have been prepared for them. The Pre-Primary, Junior Prep and Grade 4 […]
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

Junior Prep Einsteins

Science allows children a chance to exercise their creative abilities and the Junior Preppies had a feast of science experiments last week. Students from Rhodes University […]
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 […]
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 […]
Feb 6, 2020

Re-purposing Plastic, Re-building Lives

In a first-of-its kind community initiative and a solution that has gone a long way to solving a number of long-standing problems, local businesses and schools […]
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 29, 2020

Prep Turns 135!

The theme was `Denim and Diamonds’ – a touch of down to earth with a sparkle – so like our Preppies! The day began with the […]
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