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Celebrating a legacy of music

Dr Ben Oosthuizen steps down from his role as the Director of Music at St John’s College as he retires after 37 years of distinguished service. During this time, he has made a profound and positive contribution to the college, music students and music education in South Africa.

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Giving Day: We couldn't have done it without you!

Thanks to you our amazing St John's College community, we managed to raise R7 058 747 on our first-ever Giving Day with nine ‘matching’ funders, 543 donors and 22 teams from 10 different countries!

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2023 Academy Valedictory Service

The St John's College and Prep Academy Prize-Giving and Valedictory Service, which took place in The Memorial Chapel on Tuesday, 31 October, is always a special occasion as we celebrate the achievements of our Academy students. It is also always a sad occasion as we say farewell to our Grade 7s and matrics as their time with us comes to an end.

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A sport better shared

As William Mills (UV Thomson) matriculates this year, he leaves behind an exceptional legacy. His vision, unwavering determination, and commitment to establishing the St John’s College & Academy Cycling Group profoundly enriched the lives of the young men who rallied alongside him. This is his remarkable story.

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2023 Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu Mass & Lecture with The Revd Frank Chikane

The 2nd Archbishop Emeritus Tutu Memorial Mass & Lecture held in the Memorial Chapel on Sunday, 8 October, was a profound event presided over by our College Chaplains with a special guest lecture by The Revd Frank Chikane.