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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Strenue Awards
21 November 2016 
The following boys were given the Strenue award this week for being a good example of a K.E.P.S boy. Grade 1 Abilio Da Silva; Grade 2 Keagan Shortt; Grade 3 Akeo Moodley; Grade 4 Ryan Harcourt– Baldwin; Grade 5 Ryan Krige; Grade 6 .....
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. Cross Country 2016
30 September 2016 
K.E.P.S. has experienced incredibly successful Cross Country results this year claiming positions in the top 10 across various age groups on a weekly basis. Armaan Manack and Garick Rees each brought home an award for the bes .....
K.E.P.S. Ground Breaking 2016
18 September 2016 
The beginning of exciting things in 2017!
K.E.P.S. Squash- Winners of Section C!
14 September 2016 
K.E.P.S. Squash team are winners of the Junior Squash Section C league. Presentations made at St Stithians last night. Well done to Ben Hummel, Dean Bacher, Ross Theron and Joshua Barron.

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Teddy Bear Times 1
 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
Wed, 18 January 2017
PTA Meeting
Mon, 30 January 2017
Meet the Teacher
Tue, 31 January 2017
Meet the Teacher
Wed, 1 February 2017
Meet the Teacher
Thu, 2 February 2017
Meet the Teacher
Sat, 12 November 2016
Cricket Results
Wed, 9 November 2016
Cricket Results
Tue, 8 November 2016
Cricket Results
Sat, 5 November 2016
Cricket vs St Benedict's
Wed, 2 November 2016
Cricket Results
Mon, 31 October 2016
Cricket Results
Sat, 29 October 2016
Cricket vs Lynwood
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