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Boys’ Preparatory

Inspiring Excellence 
 Making a world of difference
St Stithians College St Stithians College
Inspiring Excellence 
 Making a world of difference
Mr Jakes Fredericks
Boys' Preparatory Head

Head's message

The famous Greek philosopher Plato once said, “Do not train children to learning by force and harshness, but direct them to it by what amuses their minds, so that you may be better able to discover with accuracy the peculiar bent of the genius of each.”

At the Boys’ Prep, we strive to develop the character and potential of every young man entrusted into our care, through our academic, sport, cultural, leadership and outreach offerings. We believe that a boy-friendly education creates a cornerstone for developing young men of character.


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A school of hope,
a valley of dreams

latest news


March 15, 2018 | Campus
Each year we look forward to our annual Sports Festival with great excitement. This year, its 35th year, is no different. #SaintsFest2018 begins on 28 March 2018 with the College festival and ends on 7 April with the end of the Prep festival.
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Thandulwazi Intern-Teacher selected for international student-teacher exchange to the USA

February 28, 2018 | Campus
Ms Ade Avela Nanti, a final year Thandulwazi Intern-Teacher has been selected for an international student-teacher exchange in California. Avela will be required to conduct action-based research on a topic of her choice and interest and she will present these findings in the USA and here in South Africa.
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A new year

February 12, 2018 | Boys’ Preparatory
The beginning of a school year can be daunting for new boys changing schools. We try to lessen the anxiety by pairing our new boys with a ‘buddy’ so, all our new Grade 3 students have a Grade 7 buddy.
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