St Martin's School

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St Martin's School is a private co-ed school in Rosettenville, Johannesburg. The school caters for Grade RRR to Grade 12 and currently has 650 students. The senior school has the only co-ed independent boarding school facility in southern Johannesburg.


Founded in 1958 by the Anglican Church, St Martin's School dates back to the foundation of St Agnes School. In 1911, St Peter’s Priory and College were added, offering a boarding high school for young men from all over South Africa.


In addition to the traditional subjects, the school also offers classes in Portuguese and French. St Martin's is known for its excellent academic achievements, which is portrayed in the school motto “I do not shirk work”. The 2014 Matrics obtained a 100% pass rate.


The school is best known for cricket, touch rugby, and hockey.


  • Cricket
  • Touch rugby
  • Hockey
  • Tennis
  • Squash


  • Creative writing
  • Drama
  • Public speaking


  • Chapel
  • Library
  • Music
  • Art centre
  • Aftercare
  • AV room
  • Swimming pool
  • Cricket nets
  • Cricket, rugby, and hockey fields
  • Sick bay
  • Tuckshop
  • Pavilion
  • Computer centres
  • Kitchen for hospitality studies


The school has scholarships for students entering into Grade 8.


  • Hugh Masekela
  • Olive Tambo



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