Celebrating
20 Years

Founded 1997

 

Eisteddford 2017

Student festival of literature, music & performance

 

Harriston High School

Grades 8 - 12

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The Harriston School Motto – Talent in Every Child

ELC

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.

Registrations

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

Term 1 Dates: 15 January 2019 to 20 March 2019

Mid-term Break: 22 February 2019- 25 February 2019

339
Number of Pupils
48
Number of Staff
100
Matric Pass Rate

Harriston School News & Events

Early Learning Centre, Primary & High School

High School

Grade 8 Excursion to PEPA

The Grade 8s had a wonderful two-and-a half-day excursion to PEPA at the former Botanical Gardens in Harrismith. The focus of the camp was to develop listening and communication skills and for learners to build trust relationships with their class friends. The history of the area was also elaborated on…
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March 12, 2019
High SchoolPrimary School

Founders’ Day

We celebrated Harriston’s Founders’ Day and 22nd birthday on 1 March, with a musical assembly. Mr Oupa Tshabalala, Chairman of the Board of Governors, presented a number of staff members with Long Service Awards. We thank the mothers who helped us to decorate the school so beautifully and for baking…
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March 4, 2019
AcademicHigh School

SAICE Regional Bridge Building competition

For years the Bridge Building competition at Harriston was a rather “one team show” with a tradition started by the Nouwens and Beuken brothers. We are delighted that this year many teams have passionately competed in this wonderful competition. Many skills are developed during the process, skills such as problem…
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March 4, 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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