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May 10, 2017

Preppie Off to Malta!

A highly talented upcoming sportsman, Grade 7 St Andrew’s Prep pupil Daniel Letherby, attended a session at one of the Sunderland affiliated football academies during the […]
May 4, 2017

St Andrew’s – Leaders Against Bullying

The annual Bullying Awareness Drive held at St Andrew’s College, the Diocesan School for Girls and St Andrew’s Prep is intended to be part of a bigger process, […]
May 4, 2017

Youngest Piper to Join the St Andrew’s College Pipe Band

GRADE 6 pupil at St Andrew’s Prep, Christopher Pretorius made Prep history at the end of Term 1 when he became the youngest member ever to […]
May 4, 2017

Wind Orchestra Rocks the House in Memory Hall

At the end of last term, the full school assembly up St Andrew’s Prep contained a surprise treat for the youngsters. Memory Hall was a full […]
Mar 21, 2017

Top Swimmer!

Grade 7 pupil Scott Ritchie represented St Andrew’s Prep in the Top 8 Invitational gala in PE on Saturday. He placed second in the 50m backstroke […]
Mar 9, 2017

Somerset Ragtime Refrain

The residents of Somerset Place, a retirement home in Grahamstown, were in for a pleasant surprise on Friday last week when a group of St Andrew’s […]
Feb 17, 2017

Victor Ludorum Winners

Congratulations to St Andrew’s Prep Grade 5 pupil, Jono MacKenzie, who won the Junior Victor Ludorum and to Grade 7 pupil Scott Ritchie, who won the […]
Feb 17, 2017

Creating Global Awareness at Home

In an outing that opened their eyes to the needs of their community and their hearts to the four-footed friends of Grahsmtown, the Grade 5 pupils […]
Feb 9, 2017

11th Prep Head Induction Ceremony

In a lengthy and meaningful service last week, the Bishop of Grahamstown, the Right Reverend Ebenezer St Mark Ntlali, inducted St Andrew’s Preparatory School’s 11th Head […]
Jan 31, 2017

Bushman’s River Mile

The weather was calm and the sea cool at Bushman’s River as pupils from St Andrew’s College, DSG and St Andrew’s Preparatory School participated in the […]
Jan 24, 2017

Grade 4 Tie Induction

Our Grade 4 pupils were welcomed into the senior phase of their primary education during assembly on the first day of school and presented with a […]
Jan 24, 2017

Opening of the new Pottery Studio

In line with the #Academic Excellence programme that St Andrew’s Prep and College are committed to, Phase 3 was completed at the end of 2016.  The […]
Jan 24, 2017

First Day of `Big’ School!

Prep warmly welcomes our new pupils and, in particular, those who are journeying into the world of `Big School’ for the first time – our new […]
Nov 28, 2016

Grade 7 Entrepreneur Programme

Toward the end of their Grade 7 year, the boys become businessmen. They form a `company’ with a company name, sign, uniform and marketing. Over the […]
Nov 28, 2016

Prep’s Musical Range Grows

This morning, Memory Hall was once again filled with music as our Senior Prep musicians took to the stage to perform many varied pieces on several […]
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 […]