Graeme College is a public English medium high school for boys located in Makhanda (Grahamstown) in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It caters for boys from Grade 00 to Grade 12 and offers both boarding and day options to its pupils.[4] It was founded in April 1873.

Graeme College
Graeme College school crest
Templeton Drive

TypePublic high school[1]
MottoVirtute et Opera
(Courage and toil)
Established1873; 150 years ago (1873)
Sister schoolVictoria Girls' High School
School number+27 (046) 622 7227
HeadmasterKevin Watson
Staff33 teachers
13 support staff[2]
Age6 to 18
Number of students600 boys
Schedule07:30 - 13:30
CampusUrban Campus
Campus typeSuburban
  • Hutton
  • Nielson
  • Vernal
  • Wiles
Colour(s)  Gold
School feesR10,100 p.a. (day scholar)
R32,900 p.a. (boarding fee)
(calculation based on a Grade 10 pupil, 2011)[3]
AlumniOld Graemians

History edit

Over the years the name of the school has undergone several changes. During the period in which it offered matriculation classes to young ladies, it was known as Victoria High School, and finally in 1938 it adopted the name "Graeme College".[5]

Notable old boys edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-05-25. Retrieved 2011-08-17.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Graeme College, Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa". Archived from the original on 2011-07-20. Retrieved 2011-05-02.
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2011-04-10. Retrieved 2020-01-01.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ home page of
  5. ^ "School website". Archived from the original on 2007-07-16. Retrieved 2006-09-09.
  6. ^ "Palmer, Robert John". Dictionary of South African Biography. Vol. IV. Human Sciences Research Council. 1987. pp. 446–7. ISBN 0-409-09183-9.

External links edit

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