Pierre Grobler: Q & A

30 August 2018 – After four decades of outstanding service to Saint Andrew's, Pierre Grobler has reached the age of retirement and the day has come to step away from his role as a teacher and mentor, a role that he has performed so well to the benefit of thousands of Saints' boys. He epitomises the type of gentleman we strive to develop at the school.


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SaintsAdmin August 30, 2018
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Saints Music Academy is about much more than music

7 August 2018 – Music is, simplistically put, about sound, but the reasons why we play music, love music and share music are much deeper and more diverse. The Saints Music Academy is about music, but it is also about so much more than that, so we sat down for an in-depth discussion with two matric boys, Martin van Rooyen and Pranav Poken, both veterans of the Academy, to find out more about the role it has played in their lives.


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SaintsAdmin August 7, 2018
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Meet the Teachers: Deryn Soldo

19 June 2018 – Deryn Soldo joined the teaching staff at Saint Andrew’s at the beginning of the second term. It was a new post for her, but the territory was anything but unfamiliar. We had a sit down and chat with Deryn about her Saints’ connections and her path to a school that is very close to her heart:


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SaintsAdmin June 19, 2018
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Chris Thomas celebrates a decade as Headmaster

3 April – Saturday, 1 April 2017, marked exactly a decade since Chris Thomas became Headmaster of Saint Andrew’s School. A former Head Boy, he succeeded the much-loved Roy Gordon.


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SaintsAdmin April 3, 2017
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Saints a perfect fit for Marelise

7 February 2017 – New Saint Andrew’s junior school teacher Marelise van Niekerk’s first job was in the corporate sector, but the regimented life of working for a major corporation weighed heavily on her shoulders. Then she discovered teaching through helping one of her brothers with his work. It was what she wanted to do.


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SaintsAdmin February 7, 2017
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Back to the future for Lisle

1 February 2017 – Like her namesake Lizel Jurgensen, Lisle (as in Liezel) Loots is not a newcomer to Bloemfontein. She moves to Bloem and Saint Andrew’s from Margate, but Bloemfontein was her home before she left for the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.


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SaintsAdmin February 1, 2017
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Pierre Grobler shines in Seniors’ golf

30 January 2017 – Saint Andrew’s junior school teacher Pierre Grobler has been burning up golf courses for some time in the senior ranks. His latest success came over the weekend when he won the super-senior title at the Free State Seniors Championships, which were held at the Bloemfontein Golf Club.


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SaintsAdmin January 30, 2017
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Lizel Jurgensen thrilled to be a Saints’ teacher

26 January 2017 – Saint Andrew’s has welcomed a number of new staff members to the school for 2017, including grade 5 teacher Lizel Jurgensen, who had long harboured an ambition to teach at the school.


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SaintsAdmin January 26, 2017
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