Kimberley Boys’ High School

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Kimberley Boys’ High School is a public high school in Kimberley in the Northern Cape. The school is situated next to the Honoured Dead Memorial in Memorial Road. Kimberley Boys’ High School celebrated its Centenary Year in 1987. The sister school is Kimberley Girls’ High School.


Kimberley Boys’ High School was founded in 1887 as the co-ed Kimberley Public Undenominational School along with what would soon become Kimberley Girls’ High School. The boys and girls schools were housed in separate wings of the school. These buildings now house the Kimberley Teachers’ Centre. The current school buildings were occupied in 1914 and catered for primary and secondary education. In 1970, Kimberley Boys’ Junior School was established. This was merged with Belgravia Junior School in 1977 to become Kimberley Junior School.


The school motto is Per Labores Ad Honores which means “through hard work and dedication” or “success through effort”.



  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Cross country
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Wind band
  • Choir
  • Music


  • Library
  • Hostel
  • School hall
  • Swimming pool
  • Sports fields


  • Xenophon Constantine Balaskas
  • Benjamin Bennett
  • Rudolph Bigalke
  • Frederick Dobbin
  • William Benbow Humphreys
  • Dan Jacobson
  • Donald Ross



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