Welcome To Cape Town High.

We will do our very best to inform and educate.

This  English Medium School provides  a  great standard of  education and  lessons  only provided  in the  English Language (with the exception of  second  language lessons  provided  in Afrikaans/isiXhosa)  so you can be  sure  that your  child has  the  best chance  in life to succeed as 90% of  the  world  uses  English as  the primary language  of  commerce  and  literature, engineering, science, computing and  most importantly mathematics.

With a proud history  from 1860  the  students  of  this English medium school have  been some of the best innovators  and  financial minds  of this and the last century. We have a long history and ethos for fighting for human rights and empowering girls and boys to be the very best they can be. To be for, human rights, equality, equal opportunity for all the genders, sexes and to actively promote a culture of acceptance &  learning for the highest standards for all our students, rich or poor.

We believe in a discrimination free, safe place  to learn and grow. Where the scientific curiosity and experimentation is encouraged in a safe environment, where freedom of expression enables children to grow into the conscientious future leaders of this great country, through the attainment of enlightenment through duty and hard work.

You can find  us  here  on Google  Maps. and if you have  sat nav the  co-ordinates  are  -33° 55′ 53.83″, +18° 24′ 55.35″


What we offer:

a career-directed academic programme with subjects encompassing the following career fields:
English Home Language :- Afrikaans/Xhosa Second Language,Sciences: Maths, Life Orientation, Life Science, Physical Science and 1 option subject.
Business Studies: English HL, Afrikaans/Xhosa FAL, Maths, Life Orientation, Business Studies, Accounting and 1 optional subject
Language & Social Sciences: English HL, Afrikaans/ Xhosa FAL, Maths Lit, Life Orientation, History, Geography, 1 optional subject
Higher Grade :
English HL, Afrikaans/Xhosa FAL, Mathematics, Life Orientation, Consumer Studies (with a fully equipped kitchen classroom for experiential training), Tourism, 1 optional subject

After School Activities

As well as sport and cultural activities – the school has 4 tennis courts / 2 netball courts &  basketball courts and a large hall for giving school plays and concerts.

Sports offered:  Soccer, Rugby, Athletics,Tennis, Basketball, Chess, Netball, Volleyball, Cricket
Extra Curricular Activities: Science Club,   Computer Science Club,   School Choir, Religious Fellowship, School Newspaper / Writing Club,  HIV/AIDS Action Group, Art & Theatre Drama Club, Movie Club, Mathematics  Club.

Leadership Opportunities

Students are elected  every year as class representatives to the Representative Council of Learners – the student representative body at the school and active  voting campaigns  are run to elect the RCL leader.

If you are looking for the new applicants notice – please follow this link