Why Maritzburg College?

Academically, College is one of the leading boys' schools in the province, and we are proud of the consistently high Bachelor pass rate we achieve each year. In accordance with the school’s ethos of striving for excellence, a high academic, cultural and sporting standard is maintained. We pride ourselves on offering an education based on our core values of Honesty, Integrity, Courage, Self-Discipline, Commitment and Respect.

We offer a wide range of academic subjects at Maritzburg College.  These include:

  • Mathematics (Core)
  • Mathematical Literacy
  • Economics
  • Accounting
  • Economic Management Science
  • Physical Science
  • Natural Science
  • Life Science
  • Business Studies (BUS)
  • Computer Application Technology (CAT)
  • History
  • Geography
  • Engineering Graphics and Design
  • Computers
  • Visual Arts
  • Dramatic Arts
  • Music
  • English
  • Afrikaans
  • isiZulu
  • Life Orientation

There are opportunities for participation in a large number of official sports, including:

  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing
  • Cricket
  • Cross-country
  • Cycling (MTB)
  • Golf
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Shooting
  • Soccer
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis
  • Water polo

In addition, pupils are able to participate in a number of “unofficial” sports such as judo, polo and polocross.

gen-admissions-picEnrichment is derived from cultural activities such as:

  • Audio-visual society
  • Various bands and music groups
  • Chess
  • Choir
  • College for Christ
  • Debating
  • Drama
  • Environmental society
  • Interact
  • Outreach
  • MC Ink (writers' group)
  • Tech squad
  • Camera club
  • First aid
  • Public Speaking
  • Hindu Society
  • Muslim Society

Our leadership programme forms an integral part of education at College, and all boys participate in camps and various other leadership activities on a regular basis.

College has four boarding houses with a committed staff who strive to create an environment which is caring and warmly supportive of the individual, whilst encouraging self-discipline and respect for others.


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