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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.

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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Mr Stuart West

St John's College is delighted to welcome Mr Stuart West as its 16th Executive Headmaster.

Mr West is a highly experienced teacher and Head who joins us from Herschel Girls School, a top academic school in Cape Town. Mr West is excited to take the reins at St John's and is mindful of the proud legacy, tradition and history that lives in the hearts of all Johannians. He describes St John’s as an “iconic school perfectly suited to drive innovation and change in South African education.”

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