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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The Winter Soiree will take place on Friday, 17 August 2018 at 18:00.   
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K.E.P.S. Hockey Fest 2018
03 August 2018 
The inaugural King Edward Prep School Hockey festival took place this weekend. A huge effort was made to make this a prestigious tournament and all support and encouragement was gratefully appreciated.  
Interhouse Plays: Alice Through the Looking Glass
25 April 2018 
Congratulations to Robinson who were crowned winners of the interhouse Plays! Well done to the following boys who won best performer in each house: Anderson: Bryce Bennet Grimmer: Steven Gunn Hofmeyr: Zuhayr Mollagee Robinson: Ndi .....
K.E.S. Easter Rugby & Hockey Festival
29 March 2018 
Thank you to all supporters! 
Strenue Awards
19 March 2018 
The following boys were given the Strenue award this week for being a good example of a K.E.P.S boy. Grade 1 Orefile Selebogo; Grade 2 Jethro van der Wiel; Grade 3 Danyaal Allie; Grade 4 Ethan van der Wiel; Grade 5 Olwethu Langa; .....
Open Day 2018
17 March 2018 

K.E.P.S. Cell Phone Policy

K.E.P.S. Disciplinary Statement

Social Cohesion 2017 

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Term 2 Wrap Up- 2018

 Term 1- 2018  
 Term 1  17 Jan - 28 Mar
 Term 2  10 Apr - 22 Jun
 Term 3  17 Jul - 28 Sep
 Term 4  9 Oct - 12 Dec
Term 1
 9 Jan - 20 Mar
Term 2  9 Apr - 21 Jun
Term 3  16 Jul - 27 Sep
Term 4   7 Oct - 11 Dec
Sat, 9 June 2018
Rugby vs St Benedict's
Thu, 7 June 2018
Football Discovery Knock Out
Wed, 6 June 2018
Football vs King David Linksfield
Wed, 6 June 2018
Football vs Lyndhurst Primary
Tue, 29 May 2018
Chess Results
Sat, 19 May 2018
Rugby vs Pridwin
Tue, 15 May 2018
Football vs Sacred Heart
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