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Mar 26, 2021

Science of Happiness!

St Andrew’s Junior Prep held it’s own Science Day, where classrooms transformed into laboratories and children into scientists conducting various exciting experiments. The focus of the […]
Mar 17, 2021

Pre-Primary Preppies in the Pool

While we celebrate the fun of galas and the end of our Summer Sports programme, our Pre-Primary children certainly couldn’t be left out! Last week, the […]
Mar 10, 2021

Junior Prep Fun Gala

The Prep pool was buzzing on Friday with the Junior Prep Fun Gala and, later, the Senior Prep Inter-house Gala. With very few schools around the […]
Mar 10, 2021

Brothers Scoop Junior and Senior Victor Ludorum Trophies

Two brothers at St Andrew’s Preparatory School in Grahamstown/Makhanda have bagged the two most coveted trophies in swimming by winning both the Senior and Junior Victor […]
Feb 24, 2021

River Mile Winner

The weather was cool on Sunday 21 February as the St Andrew’s Prep swimmers competed in the annual River Mile swim held on Bushman’s River. Under […]
Feb 17, 2021

Grade 7 Challenge

Grade 7 is an important year. It’s the first time the Preppies get to be the `seniors’ of the Senior Preppies. As with all challenges, preparation […]
Feb 15, 2021

Informal East London Info Session

Interested East London families are warmly invited to relax on the sofa and join us for an informal chat around what our family of schools has […]
Feb 12, 2021

Covid Cupids

The Covid Cupids were out at Prep today, handing out early heart-felt “Happy Valentine’s Day” wishes and chocolates to pleasantly surprised Prep staff. When our cupids […]
Feb 5, 2021

First Day of School!

The first day of Big School is a momentous occasion for our Pre-Primary children and their families. In spite of their first day being somewhat different […]
Feb 5, 2021

Prep Turns 136!

St Andrew’s Prep is officially 136 years old! Founded in 1885, Prep first opened it’s doors to 25 pupils. Over the century and some, it has […]
Nov 27, 2020

Feast 2020!

In spite of everything, Prep managed to host our most valued event in the calendar for our Grade 7s: Feast. Having bid farewell to the Grade […]
Nov 18, 2020

SAC College and Prep Council Chairman Awarded Lifetime Achiever

Congratulations to Mr Jacko Maree, Chairman of Council (Upper 1973) on being awarded the Sunday Times Lifetime Achiever Award for 2020! The award recognises an individual […]
Nov 18, 2020

Sintu Manjezi Takes the Bull by the Horns

Sintu Manjezi takes the Bulls by the horns Above is an excellent article on Sintu Manjezi (OP 2008, OA 2013), but the last paragraph stands out […]
Nov 11, 2020

Junior Prep Outdoor Ed Adventures!

Our Junior Preppies set out on various adventures last week, exploring Kenton-on-Sea, Kasouga and Bushman Sands. The children discovered small creatures in tidal pools, built sand […]
Nov 11, 2020

The Grade R Safari!

As the Grade Rs were unable to go on an Outdoor Ed trip – Outdoor Ed came to them! On Friday last week, the class came with […]
Nov 11, 2020

… We Shall Remember Them …

This past Sunday, the Headmaster of St Andrew’s College, SAC Head Boy, Malibongwe Mkosi, the Prep Head Boy, Matthew Ladds and Prep Headmaster Brendan Brady represented […]
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 […]