St Andrew’s School for girls is a well-established, independent all girls’ school situated in Senderwood, Bedfordview.
The process of developing young girls into balanced, accomplished and confident women is central to our Skilled for Life motto, which forms the core of the St Andrew’s ethos. At St Andrew’s School for Girls we regard each and every one of our Andrean’s as a true original, with her own special set of talents and attributes. As educators, we are honoured to be part of this transformation: from the Preschool where both boys and girls grow with confidence and enquiring minds, to the Junior and Senior Schools where the girls flourish and develop each year, acquiring skills for life and the ability to contribute to a global future.
St Andrew’s School for girls is a well-established, independent all girls’ school situated in Senderwood, Bedfordview founded in 1902 and partly housed in the original building designed by Sir Herbert Baker. As an independent school, St Andrew’s School for Girls has the opportunity to focus on our value-system, along with our Christian ethos, in educating our girls holistically.
St Andrews’s School for Girls offers a balanced education with wealth of opportunities for all our Andrean’s to embrace. Our academic programme is challenging and imaginative, designed to foster intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of learning. St Andrew’s School for Girls is a top sporting school with a number of provincial and national representative in various sports. We believe that healthy minds and bodies are achieved through offering swimming, diving, rowing, hockey, netball, athletics, tennis, squash, equestrian and golf. Our facilities are state of the art allowing for all participants to train in the best environment imaginable. The cultural offering at St Andrew’s School for Girls is brilliant for those interested in music, art and drama. Our girls have excelled in national performances in the arts and eisteddfods.
The pastoral system and the core values allow for each girl to nurture their own talents with the view of giving back to the community. Community service is a core component of life at St Andrew’s School for Girls. Our girls are expected to participate in various community service opportunities as well as participate in the President’s Award Youth Development programme.
Our school social development programme, uBambiswano, was established in 1990 and is an important part of our community at St Andrew’s.
Our stunning, modern boarding house caters for 80 girls. Weekly and full-time boarding options are available to girls from grade 8 – 12. We welcome girls from all over South Africa and abroad into our happy, comfortable, and friendly environment.
We believe in lifelong learning, and our motto, “Skilled for Life”, encompasses the foundation of our educational outcomes.
Our staff are encouraged to keep abreast with current international trends, while also educating themselves in the context of local requirements.
St Andrew’s School for Girls provides opportunities for our girls to hone their leadership skills and be empowered women, not only in South Africa, but as global citizens, too.
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