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St John’s College is a world-class Christian, African school founded in 1898. The school accepts boys from Grade 0 to Grade 12 into the Pre-Preparatory, Preparatory and the College, and accepts boys and girls in The Bridge Nursery School and Sixth Form.


Prospective parents and boys are invited to join us at the St John's College Open Day for Grades 8 to 12 where you will be given the opportunity to tour the College, meet the teachers and students, and gain a unique insight into the values and ethos of our school.

COVID-19 protocols will be in place and numbers are limited to two adults per family with their children.


St John’s numbers among South Africa’s pre-eminent schools, with a reputation for excellence extending well beyond the country’s borders.

Based in Houghton, Johannesburg, St John’s follows the rich traditions of the Anglican Church. Teaching is based on sound values and morals and the Anglican ethos of respect and care, while also celebrating the traditions of other faith communities to encourage mutual understanding and tolerance.

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College Open Day

St John's College invites prospective parents and boys to join us at the College Open Day for Grades 8 to 12 on 2 October 2021 where you will be given the opportunity to tour the school grounds, meet the teachers and students, and gain a unique insight into the values and ethos of our school.