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Aug 3, 2021

Cross Country “Get Out and Run”

The second race of the local “Get Out and Run” Winter trail running series took place on Sunday the 1st of August at Mosslands Farm just […]
Jul 30, 2021

Online Debating

On 16 and 23 July, the St Andrew’s College debaters held internal online debates to continue the 2021 season. The debaters, now mixed in age divisions, […]
Jul 30, 2021

24/4 Smiley 2021

Jul 28, 2021

Happy 147th Birthday to DSG

Jul 23, 2021

College pupils selected for the Zambia Polo team

A number of St Andrew’s College boys have been selected for the Zambia Polo team to play against South Africa. Mitch Coventry, Jake Coventry, Oliver Snart […]
Jul 23, 2021

Mandela Day Challenge

The St Andrew’s Community Engagement Team visited Eluxolweni Child and Youth Care Centre where they assisted with fixing the parking and play area. This was made […]
Jul 16, 2021

Jazz Ensemble at Festival

We are very proud of the fact that the St Andrew’s College and DSG Jazz Ensemble features as part of the schools’ showcase in the Standard […]
Jul 16, 2021

Interview Skills Course

Since the launch of the Future Focussed Club in last week’s newsletter, a group of boys signed up to do the Interview Skills Course. During the […]
Jul 16, 2021

We are praying for South Africa

We are praying for South Africa. My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of Heaven and Earth. Psalm 121:2
Jul 9, 2021

College pupils in top 10 swimming rankings in South Africa

Congratulations to Joss Hempel and Oliva Lange who have both ranked in the top 10 swimming rankings in South Africa in their respective age groups. Oliva […]
Jul 9, 2021

Virtual Information Session – 14 July 2021

Discover more about St Andrew’s College, join our Virtual Information Session on Wednesday 14 July 2021 at 18h00. Register here: https://dsgschool.com/event-registration/      
Jul 5, 2021

Farewell to Senior D&T Technician

We recently said farewell to Patrick Nketsheni, friend, brother, colleague, and mentor. Senior Design & Technology Technician and St Andrew’s College employee for 35 years. Pat […]
Jul 5, 2021

Bronze Standard of the President’s Award

The Award is a leading structured (non-formal education) youth development programme, empowering youth aged 14-24 to explore their full potential and find their purpose, passion and place in […]
Jul 5, 2021

Music Ensembles

Thursday 10 June was to have been the annual K-Day Concert, which has traditionally been a part of Kingswood Derby Week and has featured the orchestras […]
Jul 5, 2021

Chess Fixtures

Shortly before Half-Term the Chess Club engaged in a fixture against St John’s College. The fixture took place online through the popular chess app Chess.com. The […]
Jul 1, 2021

Leadership Merit Award

The following boys have excelled in displaying leadership within various areas of their school life and have been recognised through the Leadership Award. Leadership Merit Certificate:
Jun 21, 2021

Knowling Field Flood Lights

The Blessing and Switching on of the Knowling Field Flood Lights took place recently. Mr Alan Thompson thanked everyone involved in the installation process before the […]
Jun 21, 2021

Chess vs St John’s College via Chess App

Recently the chess club engaged in a fixture against St John’s College. The fixture took place online through the popular chess app Chess.com. The fixture consisted […]
Jun 12, 2021

Throwback to K-Day

This would have been the annual K-Day Derby weekend, which is a highlight on the College calendar. The electric atmosphere and “gees” at this time of […]
Jun 11, 2021

Food Technology

The Grade 8C Design and Technology project for the term was Food Technology. The boys worked in groups of three. They pulled a mystery list of […]
Jun 11, 2021

Engagement with our Community

“The greatest gift you can give someone is your time. Because when you give your time you are giving a portion of your life that you […]
Jun 11, 2021

Designer in Residence and visit by Stellenbosch Academy

Last week Design learners and staff were treated with the inspiring visit of two guests, Ryan von Ruben, architect and OA and Louise van Wyk, marketing […]
Jun 11, 2021

DSG Play Festival and Theatrelink 2021

The fourth annual DSG Play Festival was held early in June. The festival celebrates excellence in drama and encourages work by students for students. The festival […]
Jun 11, 2021

Interact Club – Project Rise Chemistry Session

On 9 June 2021, the Grade 7 pupils from Oatlands Preparatory school came to St Andrew’s College for an afternoon of Chemistry. The afternoon was a […]
Jun 11, 2021

Library Headmaster’s Tea

There was much excitement in The Cawse Library on Wednesday 19 May among the Grade 8 boys as they eagerly awaited the arrival of Mr Alan […]
Jun 11, 2021

Senior Open Concert

The Music Department hosted another successful and enjoyable Senior Open Concert recently. Attendance was excellent – one of the reasons probably being that it was the […]
Jun 11, 2021

Gumboot Dancing at College

For many generations, African miners sang a song to lift their spirits as they worked in hazardous and difficult circumstances in the mines of South Africa. […]
Jun 4, 2021

St Andrew’s College Climbing Gym opens

It’s with great excitement that we officially open the St Andrew’s College Climbing Gym. The idea was conceived in 2019 and since then we have worked […]
Jun 4, 2021

Outstanding Cambridge Learner Award: James Stadler

The Outstanding Cambridge Learner Awards programme celebrates the success of learners taking Cambridge examinations in over 40 countries around the world. These prestigious awards were announced […]
Jun 4, 2021

Banango Traders

The Johannesburg School of Finance spent three days at St Andrew’s College/DSG this week to run a business simulation day called Banango Traders. The Grade 12 […]
Jun 4, 2021

Shooting medals

The College team of four – consisting of Matthew Grunewald, Callum Readings, Timothy Nasasira and Kevin Campbell travelled to Newcastle to compete in the KwaZulu-Natal Open […]
Jun 4, 2021

Interact Club Project Rise: Eco-Bricks Building

On 2 June the Project Rise Interact Club leaders together with Mr Grant Mackenzie made their way to Oatlands Preparatory School to teach the Grade 7 […]