Highbury Preparatory School

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Coordinates: 29°46′50″S 30°45′28″E / 29.780480°S 30.757651°E / -29.780480; 30.757651

Highbury Preparatory School
Highbury Logo blue.jpg
MottoJamais Arriere
(Never Behind)
Religious affiliation(s)Christian
Head MasterRoland Lacock
Grades0000 - 7
Number of students600+
School color(s)Navy blue
School feesR38160-R90980 p.a. (2017 Per year, depending on grade)

Highbury Preparatory School is a private school for boys located in Hillcrest, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.


Highbury was founded in 1903 by Sibella Douglas McMillan. It was named after Highbury House School in England, which was established by Sibella McMillan's father, the Rev Charles Duff, in 1865. The school is located on the outskirts of the suburb of Hillcrest, overlooking the Valley of a Thousand Hills.

Many of its school leavers go on to attend top private high schools, particularly, Hilton College, Kearsney College and Michaelhouse.

Highbury has a non-denominational Christian ethos.

A student population of about 550 boys attend Highbury on its 11 hectare estate.


Head Mistresses[edit]

S.D. McMillan

Head Masters[edit]

E.D. McMillan

J.S.D. McMillan

Robert Clarence

Richard Stanley

Brendan Carroll

Roland Lacock

Notable alumni[edit]

Highbury Today[edit]

Highbury accepts day pupils up to grade 7. It has a pupil-teacher ratio of 13:1.

Richard Stanley who succeeded Mr Clarence in 1994, was followed by Brendan Carroll in January 2015. In July 2017, Roland Lacock become Highbury's 7th Head Master.

Highbury, has a co-educational pre-primary school called the Weavers' Nest. In 2017 Weavers' opened a Grade 0000 class.

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