St. Cyprian's School (South Africa)

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St. Cyprian's School
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We train not for time, but for eternity. We teach not for school, but for life.
Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
Coordinates 33°56′30″S 18°25′2″E / 33.94167°S 18.41722°E / -33.94167; 18.41722Coordinates: 33°56′30″S 18°25′2″E / 33.94167°S 18.41722°E / -33.94167; 18.41722
Information
Type Private, Boarding
Established 1871
Locale Suburban
Headmistress Ms Sue Redelinghuys
Exam board WCED
Grades 0 - 12
Number of students 730 girls
School color(s) Blue, White & Gold
Fees R46 980 p.a. (boarding)
R42 940 p.a. (tuition)
Website

St. Cyprian's School is a private boarding and day school for girls in Oranjezicht, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa. It is situated not far from Table Mountain and has a breathtaking view. The school is also a member of the G20 Schools Group.

History[edit]

It was founded in 1871 by Bishop Robert Gray and has an Anglican foundation. The school practises its Anglican religion by having regular Eucharists, some Christian camps, chapel on some selected days and classes of Divinity. St Cyprian's girls involve themselves in charity work around Cape Town.

Ethos[edit]

St Cyprian's is a member of the 'Round Square' international community of schools.

Academics[edit]

Its learners write the WCED exams.

Grade 12 WCED Results 2007
Number of candidates 55
Pass Rate (%) 100
A aggregates/Distinctions 13
Merit Passes with Endorsments 45
Subject A's 80
Students in Top 3 in the WCED exams for History 1
Students in Top 3 in the WCED exams for Portuguese 1

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