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St Stithians College

Inspiring Excellence 
 Making a world of difference
St Stithians College St Stithians College
Inspiring Excellence 
 Making a world of difference
Dr Tim Nuttall

Rector's message

I welcome you warmly to the website of St Stithians College, a prominent and transformative South African school – one that inspires excellence and makes a world of difference.

St Stithians offers a synergy model of boys’ and girls’ schooling on one campus. Our students experience a holistic and relevant education, grounded in values that reflect our identity as a Methodist School. We educate thinkers, leaders and citizens for today and tomorrow. We seek to be a College of welcome and wonder, of gratitude and service. I invite you to explore this website and the significant College it represents.

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Statement of Intent and Purpose


St Stithians College is a proudly South African school, embracing diversity and offering a distinctive educational experience. Founded in 1953 as a Methodist Church School, our Christian spirituality is central to our identity. Our College consists of primary and secondary boys’ and girls’ schools, together with a co-educational junior primary school. We are an independent, non-profit institution located on an expansive green campus in Sandton, Johannesburg. In addition, St Stithians incorporates Kamoka Bush School near Modimolle, and the Thandulwazi Maths & Science Academy on our campus.

St Stithians College Motto:
One and All

Statement of Strategic Intent:
Inspiring Excellence. Making a World of Difference

Statement of Purpose 
St Stithians College gives life to the words "happy fulfilment" inscribed on our foundation stone. 

As a College of seven schools, we strive to:

  • Educate individuals to be lifelong learners who participate, lead and serve
  • Live out a Methodist ethos, providing diverse opportunities for our students and staff to honour God, honour others and honour self; to know oneself, to be oneself, and to contribute as African and global citizens
  • Combine tradition with innovation, and academic ambition with holistic education as distinguishing features of the St Stithians journey
  • Promote personal growth and lives of significance for our staff and students in a College of welcome and wonder
  • Optimise educational and institutional synergies through our schools collaborating with each other
  • Create a community of belonging among our students, staff, parents and alumni
  • Provide facilities that enhance our educational mission, while developing our campus as a place of natural beauty, promoting environmental awareness and action
  • Manage our educational enterprise effectively and efficiently, according to sound and accountable corporate governance policies

St Stithians College is committed to the positive transformation and development of South African society. We seek to embrace ubuntu, to be One and All.