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Oct 2, 2019

Family Fun Day!

It was sunny and warm on Saturday – perfect weather for our Mini Olympics Family Fun Day at our Pre-Primary. Prep welcomed several new families for […]
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

Table Farm Trekking!

Saturday morning saw an eager group of Pre-Primary and Preppie children and parents set out on our annual Table Farm Trek. It was such a lovely […]
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 17, 2019

Future Engineers in the Making!

Junior Engineers for Africa (JEFA) spent a week with the St Andrew’s Pre-Primary and Junior Prep pupils last week exploring design-thinking, robotics, thinking strategies and engineering […]
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 […]
Jul 10, 2019

Grandparents’ Day!

Before the half-term break, the Pre-Primary and Junior Preppies staged a concert for our grandparents’ and parents. Young children are so eager to please and our […]
Jun 10, 2019

Promising Player!

St Andrew’s Prep Grade 3 pupil Natasha White was recently selected for the Eastern Province U10 tennis squad set to kick off their tournament in George […]
May 15, 2019

Celebrating our Old Preppies

St Andrew’s Prep congratulates Old Preppie Matthew Kroon (OP 2009) who recently graduated from the University of Cape Town with Bachelor of Business Science degree.
Mar 28, 2019

Outdoor Ed Adventures!

A cause for great excitement for the Grade Ones is always the opportunity to escape the classroom and investigate the outdoors. This year, our Preppies visited […]
Mar 7, 2019

Exploring the World of Books!

“A well -composed book is a magic carpet on which we are wafted to a world that we cannot enter in any other way.” – Caroline […]
Mar 7, 2019

Soaking Up the Great Outdoors

Mar 7, 2019

Top Swimmers Make Albany Team

Mar 7, 2019

Prep’s Junior and Senior Victor Ludorums

Jan 29, 2019

A Remarkable and Renowned Old Andrean

As we celebrate Prep’s 134th birthday, we’d also like to celebrate one of our Old Andreans who achieved remarkable things in his lifetime. In fact, there […]
Jan 28, 2019

Prep is 134 Years Bold!

On January 28, 1885, Prep opened its doors for the first time. Now, 134 years and over 5 000 graduated students later, Prep is still a […]
Jan 23, 2019

Senior Prep Tie Ceremony

Every new boy who joins Senior Prep receives a Prep tie during their first Assembly. This year, we handed out ties to 18 current Preppies moving […]
Jan 23, 2019

Grade 7 Hike

The Grade 7 Preppies took part in the annual team building hike from Kasouga to Kenton-on-Sea – a distance of approximately 10km – just after the […]
Jan 23, 2019

First Day of School!

  Prep welcomed a record number of new Pre-Primary children this term! The staff and children are eager to get busy and to see what 2019 […]
Nov 20, 2018

Outstanding Rider!

Our horseman, Grade 7 Preppie Joshua Furtner came 1st overall in the Junior 70cm of the Eastern Cape Eventing Championships, held at PE Polocrosse this past […]
Nov 13, 2018

We Remember …

Remembrance Day on November 11 marked the 100th anniversary of the Armistace which marked the end of the First World War in 1918. Also known as […]
Nov 13, 2018

Prep’s Outdoor Ed Excursions!

The outdoors have a lot to teach us – and not just about nature and lack of WiFi. Each grade makes a journey of some sort […]
Nov 6, 2018

Junior Preppie Making Prep History!

Grahamstown is well-known for the strains of bagpipe music floating across the campuses at various times of the day. The St Andrew’s College Pipe Band is a formidable competitor […]
Nov 6, 2018

Ten Old Prep Pupils Selected as Prefects for St Andrew’s College 2019

Prep is very proud to announce that ten of the 25 St Andrew’s College Prefect positions have been occupied by Old Preppies. These boys stood out […]
Oct 30, 2018

Go Big or Go Home

Another successful Old Preppie is Mark Cotton (1981-1986) on being awarded the prestigious and enviable title of Game Breeder of The Year, 2018. Mark owns Bulela […]