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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 […]
Jan 24, 2020

Old Preppies Shine at SAC

On the subject of celebrating Old Preppies – the inaugural A Levels class of 2019/2020 is a remarkable group of young men, so writes St Andrew’s […]
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 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 […]
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, […]
Nov 15, 2019

Learning From the Great Outdoors

Some people yearn all their lives to see the sea and to feel the soft powdery sand beneath their toes. But we have one of the […]
Nov 8, 2019

Instant Athlete: Just Add Water

Congratulations to our U13, U11 and U10 swimmers who won the Dolphin Shield at the gala this week!
Nov 4, 2019

Junior Prep’s Beauty Is The Beast Production

Beauty was definitely in the eye of the beholder last week in Junior Prep’s fantastic production of Beauty Is The Beast! The inner loveliness of kindness, […]
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

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

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 […]