Kingswood College

Burton Street, Grahamstown, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, 6139
Address Burton Street
Kingswood College
 
Suburb Grahamstown
City/Towb Grahamstown
Province Eastern Cape
   
Phone 046-603-6600
Fax 046-622-3084
   
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Status Independent School
Gender Co-Ed
School Level Combined
Grades Offered 0 - 12
Curriculum 0 - 9 CAPS
Curriculum 10 - 12 CAPS
IEB Exams IEB exams
Boarding Facilities Yes
Religious Affiliation Methodist
School Association ISASA | Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa
Fees Paid Over 10 Months
Enrolment Fee R 3,300.00
Min Annual Fee R 20,925.00
Max Annual Fee R 65,205.00
Min Boarding Fees R 87,450.00
Max Boarding Fees R 123,735.00
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Kingswood, founded in 1894, is an independent, boarding and day school that caters for girls and boys from pre-school to bridging year (post matric). It is very much a family school and has children from all over South Africa, as well as a number from various other countries. 73% of pupils, however, come from the Eastern Cape, giving the school its rich, local heritage.

Set in beautiful grounds, Kingswood offers its pupils a well-rounded education, with wonderful facilities available in both the academic and sporting spheres. While all the traditional subjects and sports are offered, there are many other less well-known activities such as model engineering, rock climbing and Toastmasters to keep the pupils busy.

The College is very proud to be a Methodist School but welcomes children of many different denominations and faiths. The Grade 12 pupils write the Independent Examination Board (IEB) matriculation examinations and the school has consistently gained excellent results. Information Technology is taught in the well-equipped IT Centre, and pupils have access to e-mail and internet facilities. Kingswood is renowned for its Music School, which has won international and national competitions in the past.

The school's Travel Officer co-ordinates all travel arrangements. The majority of pupils in the Senior School are boarders, with about 160 pupils coming from countries outside of South Africa.

The College is a member of ISASA (Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa) and can accommodate a maximum of 430 pupils in the Senior School while the Junior School’s capacity is about 300. Kingswood operates close to capacity, and parents are therefore encouraged to submit application forms timeously.

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