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.
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.
St John's College and COVID-19
The St John's College campus is open under strict COVID-19 protocols, however in response to the National State of Disaster, as declared by President Cyril Ramaphosa, some of our staff are still working remotely.
Staff are contactable via our regular email addresses between 07h30 and 16h30 daily.
For more information on COVID-19, statistics and related government press releases, please visit sacoronavirus.co.za.
VITA, the long-standing St John’s community publication, is back after a brief hiatus – now in a new, digital interactive format.
St John’s College not only remembered the Old Johannians who died in World War I and World War II this Remembrance Day, but also those who died in South Africa’s Liberation Struggle, the prisoners of conscience and for all the faithful departed.
Andi Qu was awarded the Standard Bank trophy and gold medal for placing first in the South African Programming Olympiad.