Rondebosch Boys High School

Esteemed Cape Town School

Rondebosch Boys’ High School is one of South Africa’s most esteemed schools, with a rich history dating back to the late 19th century. The school is committed to excellence across all the platforms of academics, sports and culture. 

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Rondebosch Boys' High School Memorial Hall was built to honour the Rondebosch Old Boys who died in World War I and World War II. The Old Boys' Union was established in 1909 and is one of the strongest of its kind in South Africa. 

Some of Rondebosch Boys’ distinguished alumni include cartoonist Zapiro, politician Ryan Coetzee, cricket player Gary Kirsten, and Allan McLeod Cormack, winner of the 1979 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. 

Today Rondebosch Boys' High School has an excellent reputation of being one of the oldest and best academic schools in South Africa. Read more about the interesting history of this prestigious school during the 19th and 20th centuries.

By David Bristow

History of Rondebosch Boys High School

In the latter part of the 20th century the residents of Rondebosch got together to consider the pressing need for a boys' school in their mi...more