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 [...]
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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 [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
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!
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]