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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

Grade 7’s Magnificent Cape Town Tour

2017-12-07T16:51:36+00:00

From Sunday 19th November to Friday 24 November, our SFC Grade 7 pupils went on a magnificent tour to Cape Town for five nights. They were accompanied by Miss van Olm, Mrs Holdsworth and Mr Bause. We visited the Diaz Museum in Mossel Bay, Scratch Patch, Robben Island, Two Oceans Aquarium, Springbok Rugby Museum, took [...]

Grade 7’s Magnificent Cape Town Tour 2017-12-07T16:51:36+00:00

Medals Achieved at Inter Schools Athletics Meeting

2017-12-06T17:38:17+00:00

On 11 November, our athletes took part in an Inter Schools Athletics meeting at Victory Christian School against the host school, Jeffreys Bay Primary, Pharos and Jbay Academy. We managed to secure four gold , eight silver and ten bronze medals. Kate Joubert 2 gold medals, Nicholas Niven 1 gold, 1 silver, Ella Boonzaier 1 [...]

Medals Achieved at Inter Schools Athletics Meeting 2017-12-06T17:38:17+00:00

Christmas Carols Entertain Prime Timers

2017-12-03T16:42:08+00:00

What a treat for the Prime Timers Social Club in St Francis! This group of senior citizens were entertained by about 30 of the St Francis College children who sang Christmas carols for them whilst they enjoyed they wonderful Christmas lunch at the Dunes Country Lodge. The performance was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone!

Christmas Carols Entertain Prime Timers 2017-12-03T16:42:08+00:00