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  • College Inter-House Choir, Music & Dance Evening

    One of the highlights of the Cultural Week at Grantleigh was the College Inter-House Choir, Music and Dance evening.  This was the culmination of much practice during afternoons and lunch breaks which had the school ringing with song and excitement.  Th...
  • Junior Prep News

    Grade R – Fishes in the Sea The Grade R pupils love hands-on creative activities.  They were delighted with the fishes that they created out of paper.  They also wove a pattern with strips of paper to form the body of the fish which is quite an intri...
  • Nashua/Grantleigh Mountain Bike Challenge

    The annual Grantleigh Mountain Bike Challenge is a fun family outing for everyone and will take place on Sunday, 28 August.  With the support of generous sponsorship from Nashua, this event promises to be very exciting with handsome prizes to be won....
  • Soccer Tour

    On the 27th of June 2011 we participated in a soccer tournament that took place at Kloof High School in Durban. Two teachers ( Mvelo Phungula and Sandile Mkhize) took care of boys during the tournament. ...
  • Achievements - July 2011

    Grantleigh Students' exceptional achievements during July 2011. ...
  • Construction of the new Maths & Science Centre

    The construction team has made good progress on this project during the short holiday period and it is very exciting to watch the building being shaped into something more closely resembling the architects’ original design. One already has a sense of th...
  • Apple iPad Information Evenings

    You might recall that Grantleigh is the only school in KZN to have been selected for participation in the Apple iPad Leading Schools Initiative. Whether you regard yourself a “techno-junkie” or a “technosaurus”, we invite all parents (Prep and Col...
  • Discussion on forming Parents’ Regional Cluster Groups

    We encourage parents to diarise the dates of the following events to be held at Grantleigh in the near future and we would encourage you to attend these sessions, which are designed to share important information and to glean parent opinion:   ...
  • Staff News

    We are delighted by the arrival and assumption of duty by Mrs Sonja Froneman, our new Business Manager, introduced to you in the previous newsletter. We wish her many years of success and prosperity at Grantleigh and I am confident that you will enjoy a h...
  • Gr 12 Drama Tour to the Grahamstown Arts Festival

    Our excited group of Grade 12 Drama students arrived at the Grahamstown Arts Festival on 10 July ready for 5 days of adventure. We attended many highly praised shows and we also took part in interesting workshops which were very beneficial. Each of these ...
  • Africa Day at Grantleigh

    Africa Day in the Senior Preparatory was a resounding success and thoroughly enjoyed by all. The children and some teachers, were colourfully dressed and depicted Africa’s diverse and rich culture.Various activities contributed to the enjoyment and left...
  • CANSA Spray-a-thon

    Anyone would have been forgiven for stopping to stare as the Grantleigh students stepped off the buses with hair every colour of the rainbow on Friday, 6 May.  It was the CANSA Spray-a-thon! The Rotary Anns came out to Grantleigh as part of their dr...
  • ACE excursion

    The aim of the ACE (Academic and Cultural Extension) excursion this term was to investigate various architectural designs and the influences behind the buildings as well as to marvel at the beauty of this particular industry.  It was also our intenti...
  • International Benchmarking Tests

    Each year the Gr 9 students at Grantleigh write IEB International Benchmarking Tests in English and Mathematics.  The results of each student are benchmarked against other students in our school, against other students in the IEB sample group (ie SA)...
  • Sports Forecast

    Grantleigh sports forecast as at Thursday, 31 March 2011 until week ending Wednesday, 13 April 2011. ...
  • College Inter-House Theatre

    Despite the sweltering heat of Wednesday, 23 March, the spirit and excitement of the audience and the enthusiasm of the cast did not wane.  Weeks of preparation and practice by 144 students (almost half the College) and hours of planning by the direc...
  • Positive Behaviour Support

    On Saturday, 5 March 2011, the entire Prep School staff gave up the afternoon to attend a Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) Training course, which was presented by Mr James Cripps from the Hillcrest Christian Academy.  Many of the Prep staff had alrea...
  • Junior Preparatory Fun Gala

    The Junior Preparatory Gala on Saturday was an enormous success and pupils from Grade RR – Grade 3 participated with enthusiasm and enjoyment.  The purpose of this gala is to encourage participation amongst our children and, consequently, no team o...
  • Aiglon Tour : Term 1 2011

    On Thursday 3rd March, 15 members of the Aiglon Society set off on their Term 1 outing. The Aiglon Society is the top students in the Gr 10 - 12 phase and outings are arranged each term for academic extension and exposure to new experiences. ...
  • The Social Science lesson visits Korea

    Technology is an integral part of the classroom today.  Computers, teamboards and data projectors allow access to the internet and watching science experiments on YouTube has become common-place in the classroom. ...