28 Arundel School Road, Mount Pleasant
|Type||Private, day and boarding school|
|Motto||Gratia Et Scientia|
(Latin: Grace and Learning)
|Forms||1–4, Sixth Form|
|Age||12 to 18|
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.
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).
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.
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
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.
- Elana Hill - Zimbabwe Olympic Rower.
- Vimbai Mutinhiri - Model, actress, television personality.
- Shingai Manjengwa - Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Fireside Analytics Inc.
- Vimbai Kajese - Model, Journalist, News Anchor at China's CCTV-9.
- Fadzayi Mahere - Advocate of the High Court and Supreme Court of Zimbabwe, LLM Cambridge.
- Kiri Kankhwende - Senior Press Officer at Christian Solidarity Worldwide.
- Renee Bonorchis - Journalist at Bloomberg News and NAUI Scuba Instructor.
- Alexandra Fuller - Novelist
- Professor Fareda Banda - Academic, scholar, author.
- Paula Hawkins (author) - Novelist
- Rutendo Chimbaru - Athlete
- "ATS CHISZ ARUNDEL SCHOOL » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 28 March 2016.
- "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.
- "ATS CHISZ Senior » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 30 January 2016.
- "Boarding at Arundel". Arundel School. Retrieved 7 August 2015.
- "About Us". Arundel School. Retrieved 7 August 2015.