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Northwood School

140 Adelaide Tambo Drive, Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal
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Description

Northwood School, also known as Northwood Boys’ High School, is a public high school for boys in Durban North, KwaZulu-Natal. The English medium school caters for learners from Grade 8 to Grade 12. Boarding facilities are available.

HERITAGE

Northwood School dates back to the founding of the co-ed Durban North High School in 1949 which had 215 students and 12 staff members. In 1953, the boys and girls classes were separated and two single sex schools were formed. The School Museum has various artefacts collected over the years and is housed in the original Northlands Refectory.

ACADEMICS

The school motto is Acquit Ye Like Men which means “Behave Like Men” and Quisque Sibi Verus which means “Be True To Yourself”.

SPORTS & CULTURE

SPORTS

  • Athletics
  • Aquatics
  • Cricket
  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Soccer
  • Surfing
  • Cycling
  • Volleyball
  • Softball
  • Basketball
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Golf

CULTURE

  • Chess
  • Computer Club
  • Debating
  • Drama
  • Brass band
  • Environmental Club
  • Muslim Students’ Association
  • Hindu Students’ Association
  • Toastmasters
  • Durban Youth Council
  • Interact Club
  • Business Games
  • Press Club
  • Students’ Christian Association
  • First Aid
SCHOOL FACILITIES
  • Boarding facilities
  • Sports fields
  • School hall
  • Computer rooms
  • Gymnasium
  • Swimming pool
  • Floodlit AstroTurf
  • Indoor cricket academy
  • Sports Medicine Centre
  • Basketball courts
  • Tennis courts
  • Function rooms
  • Tuckshop
  • Uniform shop
  • Shuttle service
NOTABLE GRADUATES
  • Shaun Pollock (cricket)
  • Neil Tovey (soccer)
  • Hugh Reece-Edwards (rugby)
  • Andy Marinos (Wales rugby)
  • Warren Brosnihan (rugby)
  • Craig Davidson (rugby)
  • Craig Bond, (hockey)
  • Wayne Phillips (hockey)
  • Greg Clarke (hockey)
  • Jean Oosthuisen (waterpolo)
  • Paul Blackbeard (swimming)
  • Simon Gray (swimming)
  • Andrew Gray (swimming)
  • Nicky Gray (swimming)
  • Jacques Marias (swimming)
  • Sean Gossmann (surfing)
  • Robin Smith (England cricket)
  • Chris Smith (England cricket)
  • Steven Wu (Basketball)
  • Kurt Kin(Chess)
  • Brian Whitfield (Cricket)
  • Keith Thorrison (Rugby) Natal
  • Lloyd Clark (Mind Sports)
  • Attilla Molnar (Mind Sports)

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Nearby Attractions

Northlands Girls' High School
Northlands Girls' High School

772 m away - Durban North

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Virginia Beach
Virginia Beach

1 km away - Durban North

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Virginia Airport
Virginia Airport

1 km away - Durban North

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