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Boarding at St Benedict's

St Benedict's is a Catholic Boys School in Johannesburg, South Africa with a proud history and tradition of excellence in the classroom and on the sports field. Bishop Grandin House - our boarding house facility - was built to house the Oblate priests and brothers who ran the school in its early years. In 2005 the house was converted into boarding facilities and in 2006 history was made with the admission of our first 20 boarders. Bishop Grandin House was born.

About St Benedict's

St Benedict's is a modern South African school established in 1958 by the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate. St Benedict's is not only South Africa's largest Catholic School, but also one of the country's finest and most successful schools!

Boarding facilities

Bishop Grandin House is a fully-fledged boarding establishment, catering for 95 boys. The boarding house offers both Weekly and Termly Boarding for boys from Grades 7-12. Your son will forge life long friendships with his fellow boarders and enhance his Bennie's experience.

A caring environment

Every effort is made to create a caring environment where each boy has the opportunity to realise his full potential both in the classroom and on the sports fields. Dedicated staff monitor the progress of each boy, ensuring that they utilize their opportunities.

Affordable, first-class education

St Benedict's keeps school fees as affordable as possible, while ensuring the boys receive a first-class education.We offer excellent facilities and highly successful academic and sporting programmes, at fees more affordable than comparable schools!

Life at St Benedict's

St Benedict's strives to light the way for scholars to uniquely and independently reach their full potential and thrive in a God-centred community.

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Our Achievements

St Benedict's has a proud tradition of excellence in academics, sport and culture built on foundation of Christian values. The strength of our school lies in our staff, boys and parents! Over the last sixty years St Benedict’s has grown from a tiny boys’ school on a smallholding in Bedfordview to one of the premier boys schools in South Africa.

1958 A group of Catholic priests start a school for boys in Bedfordview. The goal of 400 boys was achieved in 1988.
2006 Bishop Grandin House opens its' doors to weekly and termly boarders, accepting a maximum of 95 learners.
2017 118 boys sit the National Senior Certificate exam and achieve a 100% matric pass rate for the 43rd consecutive year!
2018 St Benedict's turns 60 and has 1400 learners!
"Accomplished by His Grace"
Eugene de Mazenod
Find us

Contact us using the enquiry form on the right, or email us at CarrozzoC@stbenedicts.co.za. We are closed for the school holidays and will re-open on 4 September when we will follow up on your enquiry.

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Affiliations
Catholic Schools Office Independent Examiners Board Independent Schools Association of South Africa International Boys School Coalition
 
Contact Information
Address - physical and postal  Harcus Road, Bedfordview, Gauteng
Private Bag 15, Bedfordview, 2008
Phone
Junior Preparatory: +27 11 455 6201
Preparatory: +27 11 455 1906
College: +27 11 455 1906
Fax: +27 86 425 2432