20 Years

Founded 1997


Eisteddford 2017

Student festival of literature, music & performance


Harriston High School

Grades 8 - 12


The Harriston School Motto – Talent in Every Child


The Early Learning Centre is committed to providing a safe and nurturing environment, while promoting the physical, social and emotional development of young children to prepare them for Primary School.

Primary School

Harriston is an IEB registered primary school from grade 1 to 7. At Harriston School we believe in the identification and development of the unique talents innate in each child.

High School

Harriston School writes the internationally bench-marked Independent Examination Board (IEB) matric examinations and has the excellent record of 100% pass rate since the inception of the school.


Find out more about student registration, fees and payment options. Download forms and find out more about the Boarding house.

Term 3 Dates: 15 July 2019 to 20 September 2019

Mid-term Break: 16 Aug 2019- 19 Aug 2019

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Harriston School News & Events

Early Learning Centre, Primary & High School


Grade 6 Entrepreneurs’ Day

The Grade 6s hosted a very successful Entrepreneurs’ Day on Friday, 3 May 2019.  The various stalls sold delicious sweet and savoury goodies as well as novelty items.  As usual, the most popular item was slime; which sold out within a few minutes.  Thank you to all the parents who…
May 7, 2019
Early Learning CentreHigh SchoolPrimary School


What amazing team-work from the Harriston family!!! Without the hard work and co-operation from everyone, this huge success would not have been possible. Congratulations to every pupil, parent, staff member and friend of Harriston. Thank you all for your hard work.
April 30, 2019
Primary School

Intermediate Phase Production Evening

The Intermediate phase presented an amazing production on Wednesday, 19 April 2019.  The production was titled "Then and Now'.  It highlighted events from the  Flinstones Age, Victorian Age, 1920s, 1960s and all the way to now. Congratulations to Lineze and her team of teachers; Desmé, Louise, Monique and Farzanaa. Thank…
April 23, 2019

About Harriston

How we started, our history and our emblem.

Harriston was founded in Harrismith in 1997 by a group of parents who wanted their children to be educated in English, at an independent school and in the town. Read about the vision and ethos of the school, our core values of mutual respect, tolerance and discipline, as well as the meaning behind our emblem of the cosmos flower.

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