Eden College Durban
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|Eden College Durban|
|Type||Private co-ed school|
|Number of students||Under 500|
|Houses||Kingfisher and Loerie|
|School color(s)||Blue, white|
Eden College Durban is an independent school for boys and girls located in Glenmore, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, in the Republic of South Africa. It comprises a pre-primary school (grades 000 to 0), a preparatory school (grades 1 to 6), a middle school (grades 7 to 9) and a college (grades 10 to 12). Eden College Durban was previously called Crawford College, Durban until 2007 and Carmel College Durban before that. Eden College has just under 500 pupils.
Eden Schools were established in Gauteng over 30 years ago.
The Chief Executive of Eden, Mr Allan Zulberg, co-founded Eden in 1974. He played a leading role in the establishment of Midrand University and Educor. He was an executive director of Educor. He also served as Chief Executive of King David Schools for a time. Mr Zulberg taught Mathematics and Physical Science for many years, and also served as headmaster of Eden Lyndhurst.
Eden Schools operate in Lyndhurst, Randburg and Durban. Its head office is in Lyndhurst, Johannesburg. Mr Joe Khouri is Chief Operating Officer, an educator, past principal and lecturer at Wits University. Mr Allan Fehler is the group's Financial Director.
In 2007 Eden opened in Durban. The school was previously managed by Crawfordschools. The school operates a Pre-Primary, Preparatory, Middle School and College High School in Glenmore.
Matric academic results
Since Eden College Durban's opening in 2007, the Matrics have maintained a 100% pass rate, a 100% university exemption rate, as well as an average of over 3 As per learner. The Class of 2010 produced over 4 As per learner and achieved an average aggregate of 91,9%.
|Year||Pass rate||University exemption rate||% 'A' Aggregates||% 'B' Aggregates||% 'A' or 'B' Aggregates||Average As per learner|
Matric subjects offered
- Life Orientation
- Mathematics Literacy
- Mathematics Paper 3
- Life Sciences (Biology)
- Physical Sciences (Chemistry and Physics)
- Business Studies
- Information Technology (Computer Science)
- Drama Studies
- Music Studies
- Visual Arts (Art)
- Dance Studies
- Cross Country
- Indoor Hockey
- Inter-House Sports
- Christopher Marcellin (2008 – present)
- Barry Swain (2007 – 08)
- Charli Wiggill
- College (FET): Christopher Marcellin
- Middle School: Charli Wiggill
- Preparatory: Greta Peens
- Pre-Primary: Kathy Sher
The leaders of the school are known as Stewards. This is the similar to other schools' system of Prefects.
The learners of Eden College Durban have a range of clothing to choose from, hence the term "multiform" is used. The multiform includes: stone (ecru) shorts and trousers, a blue collared shirt, a white collared shirt, as well as a white collared sleeveless shirt and tartan skirt for Girls. The learners also wear a formal uniform for formal occasions (such as assemblies), this comprises a navy blue blazer (or a white Honours Blazer), a white long-sleeved formal shirt (or short-sleeved for girls), tartan tie, and long stone (ecru) trousers for boys and a tartan skirt for girls.
The school is divided into four phases: Pre-Primary, Preparatory, Middle School and College.
Eden College Durban was established in 2007 and writes the NSC examinations.
The College and Middle School are located on the eastern side of the school and the Pre-Primary and Preparatory are located on the western side of the school.