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Nov 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 […]
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 […]
Nov 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 […]
Sep 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 […]
Sep 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 […]
Sep 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 […]
Sep 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 […]
Jul 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 […]
Jul 8, 2016

Prep’s Eastern Province Tennis Success

Scott Cuthbert (Grade 10, St Andrew’s College, Old Preppie 2013) and Dylan Marx (Grade 7 St Andrew’s Prep) were both selected to play for the Eastern […]
Jul 7, 2016

Childrens’ Arts Festival

Colourful bunting streams and candy-coloured signs blend with the myriads of brightly dressed children flocking to the Childrens’ Arts Festival this week. Each classroom at Senior […]
Jun 21, 2016

Announcement of new Headmaster

Jun 17, 2016

Colour Does Not Define Us!

Yesterday marked a large milestone in the history of South Africa as we celebrated the 40th anniversary of Youth Day – a day in 1976 that […]
Jun 17, 2016

Old Preppies Selected to Represent EP Rugby at Craven Week and Academy Week

Congratulations to our Old Preppies who will represent the Eastern Province Rugby teams at the Craven Week and Academy Week.
May 25, 2016

Centre for Creative Learning in the Making

Progress on the Centre for Creative Learning continues full steam ahead. The ceiling has been installed and preparations are underway for the fitting of the roof […]
May 17, 2016

Eastern Province Schools’ Hockey selection

Two of St Andrew’s Prep’s Grade 7 pupils have been selected to represent Eastern Province Schools’ Hockey. Congratulations to David Redfern (right), chosen to be part […]
May 17, 2016

Preppies awarded Blackburn Scholarships

St Andrew’s Prep is proud to announce that two of their top academic Grade 7 pupils were recently awarded the prestigious Blackburn Scholarships to attend St […]
May 16, 2016

Coding – the Skill of the Future

Against the backdrop of South Africa’s critical shortage of scientists and engineers, and the fact that according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Competitiveness report that […]
May 11, 2016

Rooting for Owls

St Andrew’s Prep’s Eco Club children recently heard a talk on owls and their importance on our eco system. The children learned about the various owls’ […]
May 11, 2016

Prep’s Got Talent!

One of Junior Prep’s Grade 2 pupils recently scooped up several trophies at the prestigious Kwazulu Natal World Trial Championships. Dancing her way around the floor, […]
Apr 26, 2016

True Blue Turns Green

Five local junior schools gathered in St Andrew’s Prep’s Memory Hall this week to take part in this year’s first round of the Sasol-Forever Resorts Eco […]
Mar 7, 2016

A Feast of Science

With the SciFest in town, our Preppies enjoyed a fantastic morning of wonder and intrigue as they watched the ever-popular laser show, baffled over various puzzles […]
Mar 7, 2016

Making History: Prep’s Own Chaplain

Another entry into the annuls of history was made last week when St Andrew’s Preparatory School licenced the first St Andrew’s Prep Chaplain in over 100 […]
Mar 2, 2016

Moving to the Fast Lane

Competing in inter-house galas and bettering their individual times, sixteen St Andrew’s Prep swimmers have been selected to join the Albany Swimming Team. Early this month, […]
Feb 16, 2016

Moving to a Bigger Pool

St Andrew’s Prep Grade 5 pupil, Mark Ter Morshuizen has achieved impressive qualifying times in the pool and has been selected to swim in the Level […]
Feb 2, 2016

Breaking Ground on New Educational Facilities

As the digging of the foundations of the new Centre for Creative Learning began this week, a sod turning ceremony took place this morning with our […]
Jan 25, 2016

ICT Trail Blazing

Since St Andrew’s Prep received Certiport Status last year, enabling pupils and members of the community to attend courses and submit examinations in order to become […]
Jan 25, 2016

Excellent Feeder School

As part of St Andrew’s Prep’s academic vision, the progress of the departing Grade 3 girls is tracked as they move on to the Diocesan School […]
Jan 25, 2016

Progressive Educational Facilities at St Andrew’s Prep

St Andrew’s Prep is at ground-breaking stage with the much-anticipated #AcademicExcellence campus development project. This ambitious multi-year and phased project begins with the Centre for Creative […]
Nov 3, 2015

More Medals for Prep Swimmer

Grade 7 pupil, Martin Wolmarans, participated in the Nelson Mandela Bay Aquatics Open Water Swimming Championship held at Settlers Dam on Sunday, swimming in the grueling […]
Oct 30, 2015

Past Prep Pupils form bulk of College Leadership Team

Ten of our past Preppies (2011) being selected onto the College Leadership Team, 2016. Sazi Sandi – Head Prefect and Head of Armstrong House. William Marx […]
Oct 28, 2015

Prep Achieves Gold Eco Status

Prep has been awarded its Gold status as an Eco School following yesterday’s audit. The auditors were impressed with all the environmental learning that is happening […]
Oct 22, 2015

Meteoric Achievement for Prep

Matthew Thompson, Grade 7 St Andrew’s Prep pupil, has achieved First Place in the Grade 7-9 age group in the National Apple in Education Competition for […]