Welcome to Crawford Preparatory, La Lucia – a co-ed school set on the hillside in the northern suburbs of Durban. With stunning views of the Indian Ocean, our campus boasts modern facilities – classrooms equipped to provide top class academic stimulation and to inspire pupils to achieve great heights in sporting and cultural activities. The school has a modern approach to education – one where the child is placed before the badge and is treated with respect and dignity. Each child is motivated and guided to reach their true potential in all spheres of school life.
In this pupil-centred, caring environment, pupils are taught to strive for excellence in everything they do – from the wide choice of academic subjects, (English, Mathematics, Science, Geography, History, a choice of 1st Additional Languages (Afrikaans/Zulu), Computer Literacy, Phys Ed., Economic Management, Design and Technology and a 2nd choice (Drama, French, Music, Art and Dance)) to the competitive sports that the school competes in (Cricket, Swimming, Tennis, Soccer, Rugby, Netball, Hockey, Cross Country and Athletics) and cultural activities (Drama Groups, Choirs, Chess Club, Computer Club, Technology Club, Art Club and variousMusic Groups).
The Crawford La Lucia Campus consists of three schools – a Pre-School (Gr. 000-0), a Prep School (Gr. 1-7) and a College (Gr. 8-12) which were established in January 1999.
At Crawford Prep La Lucia, every day is “Open Day”. We welcome you to visit our school whenever it suits you so that we may give you information about our educational philosophy, offer you a private guided tour of our facilities in order for you to experience the exciting atmosphere at Crawford La Lucia for yourself and to offer you the opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.