St Mary's School, Waverley

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St Mary's School, Waverley is an Anglican, independent school for girls in Waverley, Johannesburg. It teaches Grade 000 to Grade 12 and has 1054 students. The school’s focus is on spiritual, academic, sport, and cultural endeavours, to provide the girls of St Mary’s with a holistic and varied education

HERITAGE

St Mary's School was founded in 1888 by Reverend John Darragh who founded its brother school St John’s College in Houghton just 10 years later in 1898.

ACADEMICS

The school writes the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams. The Matric pass rate was 100% in 2014.

SPORTS & CULTURE

The school has a wide variety of sports and cultural activities on offer for the girls to get involved in after hours. These include:

SPORTS

  • Hockey
  • Swimming
  • Rowing
  • Squash
  • Tennis
  • Athletics
  • Equestrian
  • Water polo

CULTURE

  • Music
  • Choir
  • Drama
  • Dance
  • Public speaking
  • Debating

SCHOOL FACILITIES

St Mary’s School has exceptional facilities which encompass all academic, cultural, sports and spiritual aspects of the school.

  • St Mary’s Chapel
  • The Edge theatre
  • The Desmond Tutu Centre for Natural Sciences
  • The modern Wantage Resource Centre
  • The St Mary’s Aquatics Centre
  • Olympic-size pool with diving facilities
  • Water polo and rowing facilities
  • AstroTurf
  • Glass-backed squash courts
  • Tennis and netball courts
  • Indoor basketball court
  • Clare Rossouw Media Centre
  • Reading room

NOTABLE GRADUATES

  • Helen Zille
  • Pru Leith
  • Lerato Mbele
  • Fiona Ramsay
  • Jodi-Anne Pearton
  • Prof Alison Lweis
  • Liza-Mari Retirf
  • Shelly Russell
  • Cindy Brown

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Norwood Mall 895 m away - Johannesburg
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