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St Francis College Inter House Gala – where everyone wins!

2018-03-21T12:07:48+00:00

The annual St Francis College swimming gala on 13th March took place at the amazing Liquid Lines facility in Cape St Francis. Children of all levels of competency got to participate in the initial Splash In Gala for all Grade 0 to 2 pupils. Although no points are scored for the Splash-In events, each child [...]

St Francis College Inter House Gala – where everyone wins! 2018-03-21T12:07:48+00:00

Several St Francis College Cricketers Make Kouga Cricket Performance Team Selection

2018-03-03T17:47:49+00:00

Several of our young cricketers have been chosen for the Kouga Cricket Performance Centre team this year. Players are selected from schools in the Kouga region (Stulting, JBay Primary, Victory Christian School, Pharos, amongst others). Seen here - Back row : Alexander Moolman (U13), James Beckley (U13) and Mr Ralton Fortuin (U13 coach). Middle Row [...]

Several St Francis College Cricketers Make Kouga Cricket Performance Team Selection 2018-03-03T17:47:49+00:00

St Francis College Swimmers Compete for the First Time at Independent Schools Gala

2018-03-03T17:45:49+00:00

History was made when St Francis College was invited to participate in the Independent Schools Gala for the first time on February 20th. The event was hosted by Woodridge Prep and participating schools included Woodridge, Kingswood Prep, St Andrew's/DSG, St George's Prep and St Francis College. Our swimmers really made us proud at this event. [...]

St Francis College Swimmers Compete for the First Time at Independent Schools Gala 2018-03-03T17:45:49+00:00

College Top Readers Compete at Kid’s Lit Quiz

2018-03-03T16:30:10+00:00

Eight of our top readers attended the annual Kid's Lit Quiz competition at St George's Prep on 19 February and for the third year in a row one of our College teams was placed in the top ten! Twenty teams were entered repesenting twelve schools. Congratulations go to Ella Boonzaier, Eva Hurley, Emily Cownie and [...]

College Top Readers Compete at Kid’s Lit Quiz 2018-03-03T16:30:10+00:00

Water Polo U/13 team claim another win!

2018-02-20T19:09:21+00:00

A wonderful achievement for our super Water Polo U/13 team who managed an amazing result of 8-6 against Pearson High School U/14B team on only their second ever match - especially as this came after a gruelling Independent Schools gala where our school also did so well against much bigger schools!

Water Polo U/13 team claim another win! 2018-02-20T19:09:21+00:00

College Surfers Shine at Grom Trials

2018-02-15T18:01:21+00:00

The final trials for the NMBS Grom Team took place on Saturday 10th February. St Francis College was well represented by surfers Hannah Praetorius (Grade 7) and Rory Dace (Grade 4). The two did our school proud with Hannah winning the U/14 Girls event and Rory taking a win for the U/10 Boys. Everyone is [...]

College Surfers Shine at Grom Trials 2018-02-15T18:01:21+00:00

Under 13A Waterpolo Team win inaugural match win

2018-02-14T18:52:36+00:00

Congratulations to our St Francis College Under 13A Waterpolo team who won their inaugural match against Collegiate Girls High School Under 13B team 4-1. A wonderful achievement! The match took place at Collegiate on Tuesday13th February and other schools competing included Pearson, Grey, Harvest, Priory and Manta Ray.

Under 13A Waterpolo Team win inaugural match win 2018-02-14T18:52:36+00:00

ST FRANCIS COLLEGE WELCOMES NEW TEACHERS FOR 2018

2018-02-04T13:02:45+00:00

Pic: Nadine Knezovich, Ralton Fortuin, Franzl Bause (Headmaster), Catherine Falconer and Aletta Malherbe. The new school year got off to an exciting start at St Francis College where four new teachers were welcomed into the fold. “In a major coup for our school, we have secured the services of Mr Ralton Fortuin as the new [...]

ST FRANCIS COLLEGE WELCOMES NEW TEACHERS FOR 2018 2018-02-04T13:02:45+00:00

2017 End of Year Prize Giving

2017-12-17T12:42:12+00:00

On Friday 1 December we held our end of year prize giving. The Grade 7 Honours Award as well as Dux was awarded to Joss Hempel. Jamie Lindsay won the Dippenaar Trophy for embodying the ethos of the school and Molly Dalton won the Headmaster’s Award. Sine Saki was awarded sportsman of the year for [...]

2017 End of Year Prize Giving 2017-12-17T12:42:12+00:00

Otter Challenge Final Test for 2017 Grade 7’s

2017-12-07T16:56:32+00:00

Our Grade 7 pupils completed the Otter Challenge from Tuesday 28 to Thursday 30 November. This included cycling, paddling, hiking as well as various other physical and mental challenges. They were welcomed back enthusiastically by the rest of the school on their return on Thursday morning. A great ending to a highly successful year for [...]

Otter Challenge Final Test for 2017 Grade 7’s 2017-12-07T16:56:32+00:00