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.


KES 1st XI are St David’s U19 Challenge Cup Champions!

KES Champions U19 Challenge Cup Winners – 5 August. King Edward VII School 1st XI  Team are the 2018 St David’s U19 Challenge Cup Winners, beating Grey College 1st, 2-0 in the Final. Tightly contested game, that only saw King Edward open the scoreboard in the 2nd half. Rowan Sydney with 2 beauts in the […].....


Chess Champions 2018 announced

Red Chess: 2018 Championship and Inter House Results Congratulations to the following on their awards and deserved accolades: Senior Champion 2018 - Mitchell Sebesta Junior Champion 2018 - Qhawe Maseme Senior Inter House...

Red orators claim Senior Best Speaker 2018 accolades!

Red Public Speaking: Senior Best Speaker Competition Winners 2018 Mrs Reynolds reports back on the Senior Best Speaker Results - 14 August Some interesting and thought-provoking speeches were delivered at the Inter House...