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Arundel School

Arundel School is a private, day and boarding school for girls aged 12–18 in Harare, Zimbabwe.

Arundel School
28 Arundel School Road, Mount Pleasant

Coordinates17°45′52″S 31°02′26″E / 17.7645277°S 31.0406769°E / -17.7645277; 31.0406769Coordinates: 17°45′52″S 31°02′26″E / 17.7645277°S 31.0406769°E / -17.7645277; 31.0406769
TypePrivate, day and boarding school
MottoGratia Et Scientia
(Latin: Grace and Learning)
HeadmistressPauline Makoni
Forms1–4, Sixth Form
Age12 to 18
Enrollment522 (2016)[1]
  • Boarding: 4
  • Competitive: 6
  • US$2,490.00 (day)
  • US$3,780.00 (weekly boarding)
  • US$4,410.00 (full boarding)
  1. ^ Termly fees, the year has 3 terms.[1]

Arundel School was ranked 48th out of the top 100 best high schools in Africa by Africa Almanac in 2003, based upon quality of education, student engagement, strength and activities of alumnae, school profile, internet and news visibility.[2]

Arundel School is a member of the Association of Trust Schools (ATS) and the Head is a member of the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools in Zimbabwe (CHISZ).[3]



Arundel School offers boarding accommodation on two levels which are weekly boarding for girls who return home at the weekends, and full boarding places for girls whose families are further afield. There are four boarding houses, Angwa, Sabi, Shire and Kafue, each accommodating age groups of girls under the guidance and care of full-time House Mistresses, Matrons and staff, assisted by senior girls. The Boarding Mistress has responsibility for all the boarding houses.[4]

Shire and Kafue hostels have recently been renovated and house full and weekly boarders forms 2 to 6. Shire hostel houses form 1 full and weekly boarders

Competitive housesEdit

The school is divided into six competitive houses, Austen, Bronte, Burney, Eliot, Gaskell and Irwin. All academic, sporting and cultural achievements earn points for their house. There are many school trophies which are awarded at the end of each term in recognition of the girls individual and collective achievements.[5]

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b "ATS CHISZ ARUNDEL SCHOOL » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
  2. ^ "top20highschools". Africa Almanac. Africa Almanac. 1 October 2003. Archived from the original on 14 January 2007. Retrieved 19 June 2016. The research leading up to the publication of the 100 Best High Schools in Africa began with the launching of the website in December 2000.
  3. ^ "ATS CHISZ Senior » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
  4. ^ "Boarding at Arundel". Arundel School. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
  5. ^ "About Us". Arundel School. Retrieved 7 August 2015.

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