King Edward VII Preparatory School

King Edward VII Preparatory School is a boys’ government school situated in Houghton, Johannesburg. Pupils are admitted from Grade 0 to Grade 7. We share the same grounds and sports facilities as King Edward VII School (K.E.S), our high school. K.E.S admits pupils from Grade 8 to Matric.


  • A top quality academic education with manageable-sized classes.
  • Dedicated and qualified teachers with traditional values and innovative ideas.
  • Excellent facilities, including a Media Centre, Computer Centre, Grade 0 House, a state of the art Design and Technology Centre and a brand new Indoor Sports Centre.
  • A full extra mural programme allowing boys to participate in as many activities as they wish.
  • A wide variety of sport, catering for all boys, including Athletics, Cricket, Cross Country, Football, Hockey, Rugby, Squash, Swimming, Tennis and Water Polo.
  • A large number of cultural extra murals, including Battle of the Books, Chess, Choir, Computer Club and Speech and Drama.
  • Privately run, on site services including an Aftercare Centre, occupational and remedial therapists, a physiotherapist and an educational psychologist.
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Open Day 2017
25 March 2017 
K.E.P.S. Water Polo Tournament
17 March 2017 
Our annual Water Polo Tournament takes place from 17- 19 March. We look forward to great spirit!
Strenue Awards
21 February 2017 
The following boys were given the Strenue award this week for being a good example of a K.E.P.S boy. Grade 1 Kayden Gopaul; Grade 2 Moeketsi Maponya; Grade 3 Ethan James; Grade 4 Regan McGurk; Grade 5 Veer Daya; Grade 6 Kalvin Mur .....
K.E.P.S. Remembers a True South African Legend
10 February 2017 
K.E.P.S. & Merchiston Celebrate 40 Years!
28 October 2016 
This year marks the 40th anniversary of this interaction between the two schools.   

K.E.P.S. Cell Phone Policy

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 Term 1  11 Jan - 31 Mar
 Term 2  18 Apr - 30 Jun
 Term 3  24 Jul - 29 Sep
 Term 4  9 Oct - 6 Dec
 Term 1  17 Jan - 28 Mar
 Term 2  10 Apr - 22 Jun
 Term 3  17 Jul - 28 Sep
 Term 4  9 Oct - 12 Dec
Tue, 28 February 2017
Individual School Photographs
Fri, 3 March 2017
CANSA Shaveathon
Wed, 8 March 2017
PTA Meeting
Mon, 13 March 2017
Grade 7 Tour
Fri, 17 March 2017
K.E.P.S. Water Polo Tournament
Mon, 27 February 2017
Cricket vs Yeshiva
Sat, 18 February 2017
Cricket vs St Stithians
Fri, 17 February 2017
Cricket vs Trinity House
Fri, 17 February 2017
Water Polo
Fri, 17 February 2017
Inter-Schools Galas
Wed, 15 February 2017
Cricket Resuls
Sat, 11 February 2017
Cricket vs The Ridge
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