St Benedict’s Preparatory School has a four class structure per grade, where the maximum class size is 25.
The Preparatory school caters for boys from Grade 4 to 7. Often referred to as the ‘happy years’ by psychologists, the Preparatory school creates a place of learning, involvement and participation in an environment that is secure and where each boys is provided with every opportunity is truly reach his full potential.
Based on spiritual values and gospel principles, St Benedict’s truly offers a genuine holistic education, and with a healthy balance between academic, sport and cultural activities, there is a niche for every boy. One just has to walk along a corridor, watch the boys at play or be seated at a Preparatory School concert to sense the energy and tangible joy that characterises the Preparatory School.
A summary of our vision is most accurately described as:
“The Preparatory School aims to promote and the spiritual, emotional, intellectual, social and creative development of each boy.”.
2 Outdoor Pools,
8 Tennis Courts,
Fleet of 70 rowing boats,
Raven's Park Sports Fields,
Indoor Heated Pool,
2 Basketball Courts,
7 Sports Fields,
Indoor Cricket Centre,
Aftercare Facility (Gr 0 to 7),
The sports programme of the Preparatory School is a busy and vibrant one in which boys are encouraged to participate in a wide variety in sporting codes. In summer boys participate in swimming, cricket and tennis, while in winter rugby, soccer, hockey and cross country are on offer. Grade 6 and 7 boys also participate on rowing, basketball and water polo. In addition golf and athletics are on offer at the Prep School.
The cultural programme is busy and vibrant with chess, public speaking, debating, choir, marimba band, pipe band and numerous club activities being offered.
140 Visagie Street
PO Box 8149, Pretoria, 0001
012 321 2094