The Wykeham Collegiate

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The Wykeham Collegiate (TWC) is a private girls’ day and boarding school in Clarendon, Pietermaritzburg in the KwaZulu-Natal province. The school is regarded as one of the leading schools in South Africa.

The college teaches Grade RR to 12 and currently has 739 students. The Wykeham Collegiate caters for both day scholars and boarders with boarding facilities available for girls from Grade 4 and up.


In 1878, the Girls Collegiate School was founded as an “Evangelical Protestant Day and Boarding School for Young Ladies”. In 1905, the Wykeham School was established as an independent school for young women. In 1988, it was decided to merge the two schools. The school has an annual Matric pass rate of 100%


The Wykeham Collegiate writes the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams. In addition to the traditional subjects, the school also offers classes in French, Zulu, and Sport and Exercise Science.


The college is best known for swimming, tennis, netball, and hockey. It has a renowned music and cultural programme. The most important sports grounds are called Clarkson's and the Leone Hogg Sports Centre.


  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Basketball
  • Swimming and diving
  • Tennis
  • Squash
  • Water polo
  • Canoe polo
  • Athletics
  • Cross country
  • Soccer
  • Boot camp
  • Equestrian


  • Music
  • First Aid
  • Art
  • Drama
  • Adventure Club
  • Chess Club
  • Gospel Choir
  • Interact Club
  • Media Club
  • Photography Club


  • IT Centre
  • Sport Science Campus
  • Astro Turf
  • Aftercare (Grades RR-2)
  • Theatre
  • Chapel
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi


The college offers the Rose Ella Waring Scholarship for an all-rounder entering Grade 8.


  • Mbali Ntuli
  • Khethi Ntshangase



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