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Kingswood’s Character Curriculum… A first in Africa

In its Centenary Year, Kingswood College pays tribute to 125 years of education informed by Methodism, by becoming the first school in Africa, and one of a small band of schools in the world, to formalise Character Education in its curriculum. The school’s goal to produce principled young men and women skilled to be successful…

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Neil Aggett Memorial Award Recipient 2019

Citation – Siyamthanda Nomoyi Siyamthanda Nomoyi, fondly known as Siya, is a true role model to her peers.  She is able to stand up for what is right without being swayed by peer pressure.  She has deep respect for her fellow man and demonstrates inner courage to fight for human dignity for those who are…

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13th Annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture

This morning the annual Neil Aggett Memorial Lecture took place at Kingswood College. The lecture takes place each year to celebrate the life of Neil Aggett and to honour his legacy. This year, Kingswood College welcomed Dr Gavin Andersson, friend of the late Neil Aggett, former trade unionist and Apartheid activist, prominent scholar in the…

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Kingswood hosts annual U13 Co-Ed Hockey Festival

Last week saw Kingswood College host its annual U13 Co-Ed Hockey Festival on 14 & 15 March. Traditionally a one-day festival, this year it took place over two days to form part of Kingswood’s Foundation Weekend and greater 125 Jubilee celebrations. The campus was bustling with people and activities and it was no different up…

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Kingswood College celebrating 125 years of excellence

This year, Kingswood College has been celebrating its 125th year and from 13 – 17 March celebrated our Foundation Weekend.  As part of the celebrations the college reflects on the past and honours all who contributed to making Kingswood a world-class school. Kingswood believes the best and most appropriate way to honour past generations, is…

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Dr Geoffrey de Jager, speaker at “KC Talks”

We had the privilege of having Dr Geoffrey de Jager as our second speaker for our “KC Talks” series this morning. Dr de Jager is retired investment banker, entrepreneur and philanthropist. Born in Oudtshoorn in the Little Karoo, Dr Geoffrey de Jager arrived at Kingswood in 1963 and matriculated in 1968. As both Drum Major…

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Jubilee Music Concert

HEAR IT. SEE IT. LIVE IT… Last night our High Performance Centre was once again transformed, this time, into a first-class music venue for our Jubilee Music Concert. The theme of the night was music through the ages and our Concert Band accompanied by the Junior School Choir took the audience on a musical journey…

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KC Talks Launched at Kingswood

This morning Kingswood launched its “KC Talks” series in the Kingswood College Chapel. Dr Peter Collett and Dr Geoffrey de Jager are the first two speakers in this series of talks and it was our honour to have Dr Peter Collett with us this morning. Raised in Broken Hill (now Kabwe) in Zambia, Dr Peter…

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Kingswood celebrates 125 years…

Did you know that before Kingswood moved to its current site on Burton Street in 1896, the School was founded in what was known as the “Tin University” (behind what is now Winchester House, on Rhodes University campus). As part of celebrations, member of our staff, pupils and OKs walked from the original site back…

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Foundation Day Chapel Service

Over the years, hundreds of Kingswoodians have come together each year on 14 March to celebrate the founding of our school. On this day, 125 years ago, Kingswood College was founded and today we congregated in our Memorial Chapel to mark this auspicious occasion. HAPPY BIRTHDAY KINGSWOOD COLLEGE!