St Andrew's School For Boys

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St Andrew's School, also known as Saints Bloem, is a public boarding school for boys in Bloemfontein, Free State. It caters for Grade RRR to Grade 12.


St Andrew's School was founded in 1863 by Bishop Edward Twells as the Diocesan Grammar School. The original school room still stands in St George’s Street and is known as the Old Raadsaal. It is now a national monument. In 1874, the school was renamed St Andrew’s School when it moved to its new location on the corner of St George’s Street and Church Street. The foundation stone of the first St Andrew’s is preserved alongside the current chapel. In 1916, Bishop Arthur Chandler reopened the school in its present location on General Dan Pienaar Drive.


The 2014 Matric pass rate was 100%.


The school is most known for its cricket, squash, and rugby teams. The most important sports grounds are called Hickling Field.


  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis


  • Junior choir
  • Chapel choir
  • Drama
  • Debating
  • Music
  • Photographic club


  • Chapel
  • Library
  • School hall
  • Swimming pool
  • Gym
  • Computer rooms
  • Dining hall
  • Vossie’s Field and pavilion
  • 2 hockey fields
  • Cricket oval
  • Rugby fields
  • Tennis courts
  • Squash courts
  • basketball court


  • Phillip Tobias
  • Peter Carlstein
  • Lindsay Tuckett



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Mediclinic Bloemfontein 438 m away - Bloemfontein
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Mimosa Mall 468 m away - Bloemfontein
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