1: Hoerskool Garsfontein
Hoerskool Garsfontein is an Afrikaans co-education school with a strong academic reputation. Sports such as rugby, hockey, netball and cricket are popular amongst the students and the school has a reputable sporting programme with a wide variety of sport, as well as extra-mural activities to participate in.
2: St Alban’s College
Founded in 1963, St Alban’s College is an all boys, Anglican boarding and day high school. St Alban’s is a private school which enccourages their students to become well-rounded individuals and therefore places importance on sports such as rugby, cricket and hockey. St Alban’s is also well known for its music department.
3: Pretoria High School for Girls
Pretoria High School for Girls was founded in 1902 in the vision that one day girls of different races and denominations could share an eduction. Today this vision has long been achieved and the school still maintains its high standards of academic excellence. PHSG has also been very successful in sport and a variety of sports are offered to studnets.
4: Pretoria Boys High School
Pretoria Boys High School has a rich and fascinating history dating back to 1900 when the school’s doors first opened. Much of this history is detailed in the school’s museum. There are great facilities for both sporting and cultural activities including a rock climbing wall and a well-established musical environment. Pretoria Boys boasts a number of prominent alumni such as Elon Musk and Max Theiler.
5: Hoerskool Menlopark
Established in 1963, Hoerskool Menlopark is a top Afrikaans co-educational public school. Hoerskool Menlopark boasts many prominent matriculants with well known alumni such as the likes of Koos Kombuis and Jana Celliers. Menlopark holds many titles in various sports and cultural activities, even being named the best school choir in South Africa.
6: Tyger Valley College
Tyger Valley is a co-education private school from the pre-primary to matric. Tyger Valley ensures that each student reach their full potential. They place huge emphasis on creating a strong relationship between educator and student as well as teaching strong moral values. A large number of sports (such as tennis or swimming) and extre-curricular activies and clubs (such as chess and public speaking) are on offer.
7: Saint Marys Diocesan School for Girls
St Marys DSG provides the finest education through small classes from Grade 0 to matric. The school aims to produce well-rounded girls by finding a balance between spiritual, moral, physical, academic and cultural development.
8: Hatfield Christian School
This private, Christian school aims to improve children’s intellect and help students reach their full potential. Hatfield Christian School has an outstanding academic record and maintains a high percentage of university passes from matriculants. There are many sport and cultural activities available for students as well as various outreach programmes.
9 Lynwood Ridge Primary School
At Lynwood Ridge Primary School they aim to create a happy and pleasant enviroment for both staff and students. They instill a sense of family into their students and encourage them to work together. While placing importance on education, they also place massive emphasis on teaching strong values and nurturing students’ individuality.
10: Crawford College Pretoria
Crawfold holds the largest collection of private schools in South Africa. Crawford challenges conventional education through their unique approach to teaching but boasts some of the best results in the country. Academics are of the utmost importance at Crawford and students are well prepared for tertiarry education as they are taught to think critically and independently.