King Edward VII School is one of the Top Public Schools in the country. Situated on a magnificent campus in the heart of Upper Houghton, Johannesburg, it consists of beautiful, old, traditional, National Monument buildings, complemented by state of the art sporting & cultural facilities. The School provides a holistic educational experience incorporating a highly relevant academic curriculum, a Cultural programme (including inter alia Dramatic Society, Public Speaking, Chess, Pipe Band & Debating) and a wide choice of sporting disciplines supported by professional coaching.

King Edward VII School is proud of its record of producing quality leaders in all spheres of endeavour for well over a century. This tradition continues today, and is epitomised by the outgoing Proteas Test captain Graeme Smith, who is a product of the School’s long history coupons of producing world-class captains and sportsmen.

Outside of the School’s sporting achievements, add the names of the great ‘captains’ in their respective disciplines- Sir Donald Gordon, William Kentridge (2010 Kyoto Prize winner), Justice Johann Kriegler, Justice Richard Goldstone, Sir Sydney Kentridge QC, Sir Sydney Lipworth QC, Gary Player, leading United Kingdom financier Sir Mark Weinberg, and Tony Bloom amongst others.





Old Boy: Ken Kabongo

Congratulations to Old Boy, Ken Kabongo, (Class of 2012) who has been appointed as SA School 'A' physiotherapist for their upcoming series against Argentina, Wales, France and England in U18 Series....

Deputy Principal Retirement – Mr RJH Hansen

Long serving Deputy Principal, Mr RJH Hansen retires at the end of Term 2 after 24 years at King Edward VII School. Mr Hansen will be retiring after spending 41 years in Education! On...

New Deputy Principal

The School is pleased to announce the promotion of Mr Christopher Hammond to the position of Deputy Principal as of 1 July 2019. Mr Hammond is presently the Subject Head of Geography and...

Two Oceans Half Marathon 2019

Grade 12 learner, Dino Claro, competed in the Junior Section of the Two Oceans Half Marathon where he was placed in 3rd position! Dino managed to average a sub 4 minute kilometer pace...

KES’s New Marimba Band Debut

Our new Marimba Band debuted in the School Freedom Day Assembly on Friday 26 April 2019. A very proud moment for our boys and the start of a new Tradition of Excellence for...