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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Walras Group have completed the Grade 2 classerooms and multipurpose room. A fantastic learning space for our young learners!  
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K.E.P.S. Winter Soiree- 2017
09 June 2017 
Thank you to Miss Martin and the PTA for coordinating this very special evening. ALL the boys performed beautifully and we thank the parents and teachers for their support and enthusiasm. There was such a lovely spirit amongst eve .....
John Foote Golf Day 2017
26 May 2017 
Thank you for the incredible support of our annual golf day! 
Strenue Awards
25 May 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 Roan Stanbury; Grade 2 Rourque van Rooyen; Grade 3 Zaeem Cajee; Grade 4 No award ; Grade 5 Max Wilson; Grade 6 Tebogo Maj .....
Easter Rugby & Hockey Festival 2017
13 April 2017 
The U13A team achieved some of the best results at the K.E.S. festival for a while. Despite this, the boys were very disappointed to only win 4/6 matches. We quite simply should have won the other two. This desire will stand us in .....
K.E.P.S. & K.E.S. Open Day 2017
25 March 2017 

K.E.P.S. Cell Phone Policy

K.E.P.S. Disciplinary Statement

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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
Mon, 24 July 2017
Start of Term 3 2017
Sat, 10 June 2017
Rugby vs The Ridge
Sat, 3 June 2017
Rugby vs St Benedict's
Tue, 30 May 2017
Chess Results
Sat, 27 May 2017
Rugby vs WHPS
Tue, 23 May 2017
Squash vs St Peter's A
Tue, 23 May 2017
Chess Results
Sat, 20 May 2017
Rugby vs St John's
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