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  • White River EV Challenge Visit

    The Solar Car team was recently visited by two teams that had recently participated in the recent White River Rotary Club EV Challenge 2013. They were High School teams, Cyril Clarke High School from Mataffin, Nelspruit in Mpumulanga and Grantleigh Col...
  • Matric Results 2012

    The Matric Class of 2012 really did themselves and Grantleigh proud with their fine example of leadership, support for the School and maintaining Grantleigh’s tradition of excellence in the National Senior Certificate Examination. Close on 9000 full-tim...
  • The Big 1 - Race Results

    10 km Race Results U10  Boys U10 Girls U13 Boys U13 Girls 1st Jarod Heyns Saige Chittenden Emanuel Zaloumis Hannah Volker 2nd Luke van Eeden Caity Woods Jean Marirz Georgina Armstrong 3rd Brett Drummond &...
  • Letterland Lessons

    The Grade R pupils came to school dressed-up in their pyjamas to celebrate the sound 'p'. However, bedtime was not on the agenda, but lots of learning through play and eating pancakes. They also created the most beautiful porcupines and brought items to s...
  • Careers Expo

    The Careers Expo at Grantleigh is unique to our area and this year we had in the region of 50 - 60 presenters visiting our school to represent their institution or their field of expertise.   Choosing a career or 'the next step' after school is a daunt...
  • Rhino Walk

    When the Mondi 21 5km walk was cancelled due to bad weather, we wondered whether we could muster up the enthusiasm for the re-scheduled event.  We should not have doubted the Grantleigh spirit!  The Grantleigh family turned out in their beautiful tie-d...
  • Hairy Hatman Day

    The Grade R pupils have been learning the letters of the alphabet and Friday, 16 March was Hairy Hatman day.  The Grade R pupils looked resplendent in their beautiful hats that were designed and created with care and thought. It was wonderful to hear fro...
  • Grantleigh's Cycling Ace

    Richards Bay cycling ace Heidi Dalton, riding for the Cycle Lab CSA U23 women’s team, took gold both in the time trial and road race at the South African Championships held in Nelspruit. And she faced some serious obstacles in the time trial race, but ...
  • Sailing Champs

    The 2012 KwaZulu Natal Inter-schools Sailing Championships were held over the weekend of 10 and 11 March 2012, at Midmar Dam in the KZN Midlands. Midmar is a great venue with generally good, light to medium winds and sailing conditions. It is therefore i...
  • The Outdoor Classroom

    The Grade 5 tour was a new experience for both the teachers and pupils. We revamped our tour and decided to go north instead of our usual trek south every year. It involved learning across the curriculum and many new locations were visited. Specialised l...
  • Swimming Success

    Swimming at Grantleigh continues to go from strength to strength.  For the first time the Grantleigh Prep participated in the Durban & Districts relay gala at Kingspark on Monday 27 february.  Grantleigh boys came first and broke 8 records, with the Gr...
  • Green Flag Award

    We joined the Eco-School’s programme in 2007 and have been working steadily at developing Environmental Education within our whole-school curriculum ever since. Having already obtained Bronze and Silver certificates, we were delighted to learn that the ...
  • Ebony and Ivory

    The Ebony and Ivory Piano Concert which took place in the school hall was a wonderful celebration of our newly acquired grand piano. The hall was beautifully decorated in black and white, including a stunning “Ebony and Ivory” flower arrangement by ...
  • Inter-House Galas

    For the first time in years, the Preparatory and College galas were both greeted by magnificent sunshine, this gave our swimmers a chance to show off the amazing talent they have in the water. On Monday it was the chance of the Prep school swimmers. Afte...
  • "The Rhino Walk"

    The Mondi 21 takes place on Sunday, 4th March 2012 (The Rhino Walk).  Last year, Grantleigh sent a sizeable contingent of students, parents and friends of the “family” to participate in this annual Mondi sponsored event. We would like to particip...
  • Junior Prep News

    Grade 1:Welcome to all of the new Grade 1 students who have joined the Grantleigh family.  The Grade One Children have all settled in. They are following the daily routines and they seem to be thoroughly enjoying their specialist lessons.There were many ...
  • Grade 8 Orientation

    On Monday morning we arrived nervous of the unknown, but very, very excited.  After introducing ourselves to everyone, we did activities and went around getting to know the College and the Code of Conduct. On Tuesday, the first day of school, we were dr...
  • Matric Results 2011

    The Matric class of 2011 maintained Grantleigh's proud record of 100% pass rate in the IEB Examinations since 2003.  Of particular interest is the high number of students who achieved significantly:  5 students achieved over 80% for 4 subjects and 10 s...
  • Grantleigh Cricketers Hit Six!

    At the end of a very successful cricket season, five of the Grantleigh cricketers were honoured at the recent KZN Cricket Capping Ceremony where they were awarded their KZN colours for cricket.Congratulations to the following players on this fine achievem...
  • News from the Junior Prep

    Grade One Essenwood Spar and McDonald’s Outing:The grade one pupils thoroughly enjoyed their time shopping at Essenwood Spar. They needed to buy all of the ingredients for their baking activity. After the shopping expedition they went on a tour of McDon...