PREPARING
OUR BOYS FOR LIFE

Close to my heart

“Durban Prep (DPHS) is a place where I learnt the meaning of pride, dedication, sacrifice and hard work and a place that instilled within me many of the values that still govern my life today.” – Alistair Hargreaves – Sharks Rugby player

DPHS IN NUMBERS

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Grade 7 boys of 2019 awarded scholarships or bursaries to the high school of their choice
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Boys selected for national and provisional representation across a range of sporting codes during 2019
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Years of combined teaching experience of DPHS staff ready to serve in 2020
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New iPads available for all boys from Grade R to 7 to enhance their IT knowledge

DPHS NEWS AND RESULTS

Back to School 2020

The start of the new school year was thrilling for many, especially for those who walked into the DPHS’s corridors for the first time. We wish our Prep community a…
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From the Desk of the Headmaster

A warm welcome back to school and the exciting programme that lies ahead for 2020.  I also share with you that the school will also celebrate 110 years of excellence…
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Preparing our boys for life

Service & servant leadership

“Love cannot remain by itself it has no meaning. Love has to be put into action, and that action is service.” – Mother Theresa

Excellence

“There is no passion to be found in playing small – in settling for a life that is less than what you are capable of living.” – Nelson Mandela

Self-discipline

“The time is always right to do what’s right.” – Martin Luther King jr

Loyalty

“Loyalty is a feature in a boy’s character that inspires boundless hope” – Sir Robert Baden-Powell

Integrity

“Try not to become a man of success. Rather become a man of value.” – Albert Einstein

Perseverance

“The race is not always to be the swift, but to those who keep on running.” – Anonymous

Fairness

“Live so that when your child thinks of fairness and integrity, they think of you.” – H. Jackson Brown Jnr

Honesty

“To make your children capable of honesty is the beginning of education.” – John Ruskin

Respect

“Respect for the fragility and importance of an individual life is still the mark of an educated man.” – Norman Cousins

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