Selborne College

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Selborne College is a public boarding school for boys in East London, Eastern Cape. The school caters for 730 learners from Grade 8 to Grade 12. Boarding facilities are available for 75 boys.

HERITAGE

Selborne College was established in 1872 by Pastor Heinrich Muller, a German settler, and was known as the Panmure Public School. In 1922, the foundation stone was laid at the current site of the college by Sir Ferderick de Waal, Administrator of the Cape.

ACADEMICS

Selborne College achieved a 90% Matric pass rate and an 80% University Entrance pass in 2014. The school motto is Oakma Virtut which means “Reward is to the Brave”.

SPORTS & CULTURE

SPORTS

  • Rugby
  • Hockey
  • Squash
  • Canoeing
  • Soccer
  • Cross country
  • Triathlon
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Surf lifesaving
  • Rowing
  • Swimming

CULTURE

  • Chess
  • Debating
  • Interact
  • Art
  • Music
  • Drama

SCHOOL FACILITIES

  • Arts Block
  • Library
  • Computer labs
  • Biology lab
  • Fitness centre
  • Rugby fields
  • Hockey field
  • Cricket fields
  • Cricket nets
  • Water polo pool
  • Hockey AstroTurf

NOTABLE GRADUATES

  • Mark Boucher (South African cricketer)
  • Jarrod Walter (South African cricketer)
  • George Chubb (South African cricketer)
  • Robin Jones (South African hockey player)
  • Wayne Taylor (motor racing)
  • Jody Scheckter (Formula One)
  • Ian Scheckter (Formula One)
  • Andre Vos (South African rugby)
  • Keith Andrews (South African rugby)
  • Mark Andrews (South African rugby)
  • Jonty Skinner (swimmer)
  • Allan Gray

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