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.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. Water Polo Tournament 2018
09 March 2018 
First Day of School 2018
17 January 2018 
Good luck to our Grade 1 boys as they begin their King Edward journey.  

K.E.P.S. Cell Phone Policy

K.E.P.S. Disciplinary Statement

Social Cohesion 2017 

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 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
Wed, 1 August 2018
Soapbox Derby
Thu, 22 February 2018
Tennis vs St Dunstan's
Sat, 17 February 2018
Cricket vs WHPS
Sat, 10 February 2018
Cricket vs Trinity
Sat, 3 February 2018
Cricket vs Lynnwood
Thu, 1 February 2018
Tennis Results
Mon, 29 January 2018
Cricket vs St David's
Sat, 27 January 2018
Cricket vs Lynnwood
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