20 Years

Founded 1997


Eisteddford 2017

Student festival of literature, music & performance


Harriston High School

Grades 8 - 12


The Harriston School Motto – A 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.


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Term 3 Dates: 16 July to 21 September

Mid-term Break: 24 August – 27 August

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Harriston School News & Events

Early Learning Centre, Primary & High School

Primary School

Grade 4 Dairy Farm Visit

The Grade 4s completed the Social Science topic on Dairy Farming. In order to have a practical experience of the topic they visited a dairy farm outside Harrismith. It was an exciting experience despite the unfavourable weather conditions.
August 14, 2018
Primary SchoolSport

Hockey at Treverton

The under 9, under 10 and under 11 boys participated at the Hockey Tournament at Treverton on Saturday 28 July 2018. They had a wonderful time and won 9 out of 10 games.
August 7, 2018
High School

Aqualibrium 2018

We are proud of Mbali Tshabangu, Rhoan Rive and Kala Pearce who came second in the National Aqualibrium Competition, held in Johannesburg on Friday, 27 July 2018.  The Competition is hosted by SAICE, the South African Institute for Civil Engineers. It was an inspirational experience for the learners, being addressed…
August 7, 2018
Primary School

Grade 6 & 7 Mandela Day

The grades 6 and 7S spent their 67 minutes making fleece scarves.  They learnt to be creative with a piece of material and a pair of scissors.  The scarves will be donated to the old age home in Harrismith.
July 23, 2018