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Boarding schools South Africa

All boarding schools listed in South Africa. Many SA boarding schools are famous worldwide. All boarding schools are limited by space (beds) therefore many have waiting lists. Start early searching for a suitable boarding school to avoid disappointment.
If you are looking for a boarding school in Gauteng please visit Boarding School Gauteng. In addition, we have all the schools listed at Should you require a private or independent school please visit

Durban High School Eastern Elevation

Durban Boys’ High School (DHS)

Boarding schools across South Africa have produced great leaders and sportsman. Even President Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela went to a boarding school near Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa called Healdtown Methodist Boarding School now called Healdtown Comprehensive School.

There is not much that is more important than a sound, well-rounded education that takes the whole student into account. The moulding of true gentlemen and ladies, young minds, futures leaders and businessmen is an extremely significant undertaking and as a result not one to be taken lightly. These individuals will represent the next generation. Consequently, much of this responsibility rests on our boarding schools.

Boarding schools across South Africa create opportunities for children to:

  • Achieve academically in addition to sports
  • Gain confidence- but not arrogance
  • Form lasting friendships
  • Become independent
  • Achieve on the sports field

Boarding Schools

Living and studying at a boarding school helps pupils to become more responsible and reliable, while their self-confidence is strengthened and Their manners and social skills which pupils acquire help them to develop talents in leadership, as well as learning to adapt to difficult situations.

Most boarding schools are very strict about homework, so you can be confident that your child is getting it done in a distraction-free environment – often in designated time slots, so your child has no choice but to do it.

Here you will find a school at which your child or children can receive board and lodging during the school term. Every parent wants to teach their child to be responsible for your actions and teach them small lessons in life because that will lay a solid foundation for adulthood. Most boarding school graduates look back at their years in school as a time when lasting friendships were established. Coupled with that is the building of a network of friends and acquaintances who know you and care about you.

Consequently, we make it easy to find the boarding school you are looking for. Before you enrol your child please makes sure you have all the facts.

Victims of Crime Survey, 2016/2017 – About 13,9% of households that have children were prevented from allowing their children to walk to school due to the fear of crime.

2023 school Calendar


TermDurationNumber of days
1(09) 11 Jan – 24 Mar53(55)
212 Apr – 23 Jun53
318 Jul – 29 Sept54
410 Oct – 13 (15) Dec47 (49)


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List of government boarding schools in Gauteng including private boarding schools.