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Nov 27, 2020

Celebrating the 2020 Fish River Journey

Nov 27, 2020

John Jones Fish River Journey 2020

I am writing this report from the Fish River Diner overlooking the Great Fish River Mouth. It is a beautiful day, albeit a little breezy, and […]
Nov 27, 2020

Athletics Colours Award

We are pleased to award Colours for Athletics to Bryce Putzier. Bryce cleared a height of 3,50 m in the U16 Pole Vault. This jump also […]
Nov 27, 2020

Cross Country 2020

Due to Covid 19, large mass start events are impossible to facilitate. In the first inter-house challenge, it was expected that pupils run the “A-Block” route […]
Nov 27, 2020

News from Cawse Library

The Inter-house Reading competition has been won by Mullins House. This result is based on reading and reviews done over the last two terms. A special […]
Nov 23, 2020

Journey groups get closer to the coast

We are now within smelling distance of the coast! Just four more days of this wonderful adventure awaits us. I can genuinely say that it has […]
Nov 20, 2020

Chairman of Council – Sunday Times Lifetime Achiever Award

Congratulations to St Andrew’s College Chairman of Council Jacko Maree (Upper 1973) on receiving the Sunday Times Lifetime Achiever Award for 2020 last week. The award […]
Nov 20, 2020

Basketball season ends strong

The Summer Splash Impala League series came to an end last Saturday when Ganizani Tambo’s Lakers team won a closely contested encounter against Ntsikayethu Dywili’s Nets […]
Nov 20, 2020

Cawse Library monitors outing

The Library monitors gathered together for a special dinner at the Highlander to celebrate a very successful year despite the many difficulties that they were faced […]
Nov 20, 2020

Delightful Music at College

The Music Department closed the year with a most delightful concert for Grade 8s and 9s on the 12th of November. It was also a showcase […]
Nov 20, 2020

‘My Heritage’ photographic competition

‘My Heritage’ photographic competition: Congratulations to the following boys for winning the Heritage Day photographic competition: Ryan Bataringaya, Benjamin Shamwana and Zach Swears. There was no […]
Nov 16, 2020

The Incredible Fish River Journey continues

We have just endured the second of two sweltering days out here in the Karoo. Temperatures of 40 degrees were forecast for the area and groups […]
Nov 13, 2020

Cricket Colts A XI vs Scriberians

On Saturday the Colts A XI took on the Scriberians in their traditional end of year test match. The Scriberians batted first and declared on 249/4. […]
Nov 13, 2020

Excitement and fun during Journey

Wow, I can hardly believe that we are already on Day 7 of Journey 2020! The time is flying by and I am happy to say […]
Nov 13, 2020

Fun at the Library

This year the Grade 8A class deservedly won the annual Friesland Library Outing. This is a reward for those classes that have excelled during the year […]
Nov 13, 2020

The Cawse Library literary quiz

Two resourceful members of the Reading and Watching club, Liam McNaughton and John Marshall decided to facilitate an inter-schools literary quiz. A group of boys and […]
Nov 13, 2020

Extreme Reading Winners

The Nuclear Winter Man by Terry Deary, Max McLeod is in a post-apocalyptic park built in 3D space. This creates a vivid picture of reading in […]
Nov 13, 2020

Grade 9 Outdoor Camp

The College Grade 9s met excitedly on Baxter Field recently. The weather played favourably into our hands as the heat of the day broke and the […]
Nov 11, 2020

Fish River Journey Adventure

John Jones Fish River Journey, Day4: Things have gone off really well and we have been blessed with excellent weather so far. Even though the weather […]
Nov 11, 2020

Remembrance Day Parade

Remembrance Day Parade took place on Church Square on Sunday 8 November. The St Andrew’s College Pipe Band was part of the parade. Headmaster, Mr Alan […]
Nov 11, 2020

Start of the Epic John Jones Fish River Journey

And they’re off. The John Jones Fish River Journey 2020 is underway. The Fish River Journey involves Grade 10 boys and girls from St Andrew’s College […]
Nov 6, 2020

Rowing Club Awards 2020

This year’s rowing dinner was eventually cancelled and we were unable to make the usual awards to the top-performing oarsmen for the 2019/2020 season. On behalf […]
Oct 30, 2020

Grade 11 Camp

In the Eastern Cape, we are fortunate to have access to beautiful landscape with as little as 30 minutes drive from Grahamstown. Despite the challenging year […]
Oct 29, 2020

Cape Town INFORMATION EVENING – 5 November 2020

Are you looking for a school that offers your son a brilliant academic, sporting and boarding lifestyle? St Andrew’s College situated in the heart of the […]
Oct 29, 2020

Celebrating the love of Music

22 October 2020…… Our first Senior Open Concert in almost eight months….. What a relief! Although virtual concerts have some advantages there really is no comparison […]
Oct 23, 2020

Information Evening in Knysna • 27 October 2020 • 18h00

We warmly invite you to join us for our Information Evening in Knysna. Find out more about or full time boarding school. 165 years of tradition […]
Oct 23, 2020

St Andrew’s College takes its first step to going off-grid

This week St Andrew’s College in Makhanda (Grahamstown) took possession of the first Biopipe Africa biological water recycling system to be installed on the African continent. […]
Oct 19, 2020

Induction of the 2021 Prefects

The Induction of the 2021 Prefects took place on Sunday 18 October 2020 in the St Andrew’s College Chapel. Headmaster, Alan Thompson, addressed the congregation and […]
Oct 17, 2020

Information Evening in Johannesburg • 22 October 2020

We warmly invite you to join us for our INFORMATION EVENING in JOHANNESBURG next week on Thursday 22 OCTOBER 2020. We look forward to seeing you […]
Oct 2, 2020

Grade 8 – 12 Visual Art Exhibition

Welcome to our Balloon Week. Each year we host an Art Exhibition of all the Visual Art that has been created during the year. This year […]
Oct 1, 2020

Join us for the LIVE STREAM of ST ANDREW’S COLLEGE SPEECH DAY

Join us for the LIVE STREAM of ST ANDREW’S COLLEGE SPEECH DAY at 14:00 (CAT) on Monday 5 October 2020. Speech Day is always highly anticipated […]
Sep 28, 2020

St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholar-Elect For 2021: Jemma Mary Houghton

Mr Alan Thompson, the 2020 Chair of the St Andrew’s College Rhodes Scholarship Committee, and Mr Jannie de Villiers, Head of The Diocesan School for Girls […]