St Andrew’s College is an innovative independent school that embraces new frontiers.
The school is situated in Makhanda (Grahamstown), in the heart of the Eastern Cape in South Africa.
This premium Anglican boarding school caters for 470 pupils from across the globe.
From Grade 8 to Matric, pupils experience individual attention with a focus on fostering individual talent.
The school is passionate about ensuring that each boy is schooled for life, develops character and strives to reach his full potential.
The school motto is Nec Aspera Terrent (Difficulties do not dismay us) – this ideal of fearless acceptance of challenge sums up what the school aims to instil in its pupils as preparation for future life.
St Andrew’s College enjoys a unique co-ordinate relationship with our neighbouring sister school, the Diocesan School for Girls (DSG).
Classes are shared by boys and girls from Grade 10-12, while retaining the distinctive features of life in a boys’ school and a girls’ school.
The resources and strengths of each school, and sound relationships, are optimised through co-operation and interaction.
St Andrew’s College aspires to provide an excellent academic experience that will equip our boys to take up a place in the faculty of their choice anywhere in the world.
To achieve this ambitious goal, we are committed to providing a wide range of curricular options to enable every boy to realise his own unique giftedness, and flourish.
To achieve this ambitious goal, we are committed to providing a wide range of curricular options to enable every boy to realise his own unique giftedness, and flourish. Our Cambridge International A Level programme is one such option. It provides an international “gold-standard” exit qualification that is well respected in South Africa and across the world. More importantly, though, it is an academically rigorous programme that prepares students well for University.