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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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 best athlete in their age group (for coming 1st every week). Well do .....
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Strenue Awards
19 September 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 Joshua Swanepoel; Grade 2 Jordon Botha; Grade 3 Christian Sabela; Grade 4 Rameez Adamjee; Grade 5 Zane Farinha; Grade 6 L .....
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.
K.E.P.S./ Old Eds Fun Run- 7 August 2016
07 August 2016 
Message of thanks from our PTA Chairlady– Jackie Tabor:  “The K.E.P.S. 5km Fun Run was a huge success once again. The sun was shining and lots of fun was had by all. Thank you to Sandile, Bongani and Jessica from Jumping kids .....
K.E.P.S. Winter Soiree
03 June 2016 
Thank you to Miss Martin, staff and the PTA for arranging an incredible evening of musical talent. 

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 Term 1  13 Jan - 18 Mar
 Term 2
 5 Apr - 24 Jun
 Term 3
 18 Jul - 30 Sep
 Term 4
 10 Oct - 7 Dec
 Term 1  11 Jan - 31 Mar
 Term 2  18 Apr - 30 Jun
 Term 3  24 Jul - 29 Sep
 Term 4  9 Oct - 6 Dec
Mon, 10 October 2016
Start of Term 4
Tue, 11 October 2016
Grade 3 Trip to Maropeng
Wed, 19 October 2016
Interhouse Plays
Mon, 19 September 2016
Chess vs Yeshiva College
Sat, 17 September 2016
Rugby Results
Fri, 16 September 2016
U9 Rugby Results
Sat, 10 September 2016
Rugby Results
Fri, 9 September 2016
U9 Rugby Night Festival
Sat, 3 September 2016
Rugby Results
Fri, 2 September 2016
Rugby Results
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