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.
Elizabeth Camilla Macfarlane (Kim, Kimmy, Timmie), beloved mother, grandmother, sister and aunt, passed away peacefully at the age of 82 years on 4 April 2019 in Sherwood House, Kenilworth, Cape Town.
It is with great sadness that I inform you of the passing of Norman McFarland yesterday afternoon. “Legend” is a horribly overused word, but Norman was a truly great schoolmaster who had a profound and lasting influence, not only on the young men that he taught but also on so many of his colleagues.
St John's College is proud to announce the appointment of Mr Stuart West as the new Executive Headmaster who will pick up the reins in January 2020.