Potchefstroom High School for Boys

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Potchefstroom High School for Boys is a high school situated in Potchefstroom, South Africa.wikipedia
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Jeppe High School for Boys

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Founded by C.D. Hope (who was also the first principal of Pretoria Boys High School as well as Jeppe High School for Boys), the original structure had been built long before and had to close during the Anglo-Boer war.
He remained headmaster until he left in 1904 to found a fellow "Milner School", Potchefstroom High School for Boys.

Potchefstroom

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Potchefstroom High School for Boys is a high school situated in Potchefstroom, South Africa.
The Potchefstroom College of Education (originally the Normal College), which was founded in 1919. The college was originally housed in galvanised-iron buildings on the same premises as the Potchefstroom High School for Boys, and moved to its present location in 1923. The College of Education was incorporated by the university on 1 January 2001.

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner

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With the Transvaal under British control, Lord Milner, the Colonial Secretary at the time created educational facilities (known as the Milner Schools) for English-speaking pupils.
These schools include modern-day Pretoria High School for Girls, Pretoria Boys High School, Jeppe High School for Boys, King Edward VII School (Johannesburg), Potchefstroom High School for Boys and Hamilton Primary School.

Pretoria Boys High School

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Founded by C.D. Hope (who was also the first principal of Pretoria Boys High School as well as Jeppe High School for Boys), the original structure had been built long before and had to close during the Anglo-Boer war.
It was renamed Pretoria High School and became the first of the so-called Milner schools in the Transvaal, opening on 3 June 1901 with Charles Hope - who also founded Potchefstroom Boys High as headmaster.

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Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE, Parkrun founder
Sinton-Hewitt was born in Zimbabwe and went to Potchefstroom High School for Boys as a boarder in South Africa.

Herman Charles Bosman

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Herman Charles Bosman, Author
While Bosman was still young, his family travelled frequently, he spent a short time at Potchefstroom College which would later become Potchefstroom High School for Boys, he later moved to Johannesburg where he went to school at Jeppe High School for Boys in Kensington.

Edgar Marutlulle

Edgar Marutlulle, Southern Kings and South Africa 'A' national rugby union team
He went to Potchefstroom High School for Boys and therefore represented youth level.

Matt Proudfoot

Matt Proudfoot, Scottish Rugby International and Springbok Rugby assistant coach
Educated at Potchefstroom High School for Boys, Proudfoot turned out in the Vodacom Cup and later Currie Cup for the Leopards (rugby team) after which he moved to Scotland to play for Melrose.

Warren Carne

Warren Carne, Zimbabwe cyclist
His family relocated to South Africa from Zimbabwe in the mid 1980s, Carne attended Potchefstroom Boys High and graduated from the same class as South African Olympic 800 metre runner Hezekiél Sepeng.

Sean Santana

Sean Santana, South African Commonwealth boxer
He was educated at Potchefstroom Boys High and graduated in 1994, he was in the same high school class as Zimbabwean cyclist Warren Carne and the South African 800m Atlanta Olympic Silver medalist Hezekiél Sepeng.

Paul Sinton-Hewitt

Paul Sinton-Hewitt CBE, Parkrun founder
He was educated at Potchefstroom High School for Boys and was a crew member supporting Bruce Fordyce in the Comrades Marathon.

Keagan Dolly

Keagan Dolly, South African International Footballer
He was educated at the prestigious Potchefstroom High School for Boys.

Bhongolwethu Jayiya

Bhongolwethu Jayiya, Kaizer Chiefs footballer
. Jayiya was educated at Potchefstroom High School for Boys which over the years has produced numerous internationally acclaimed sportsmen.

Hezekiél Sepeng

Hezekiél Sepeng, Atlanta Olympic silver medalist
He was born in Potchefstroom and educated at Potchefstroom Boys High, where he was in the same class as South African boxer Sean Santana and the Zimbabwean mountain biker Warren Carne.

Robby De Sá

Robby De Sa, musician
He attended Potchefstroom High School for Boys

Edward McGill Alexander

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Edward McGill Alexander, Brigadier General SANDF (Rtd)
He grew up on farms in the Free State and Rhodesia, went to boarding school and matriculated from the Potchefstroom High School for Boys in 1965.

Nathan Kirsh

Nathan Kirsh, Philanthropist and Forbes Billionaire
Kirsh grew up in a Jewish family in Potchefstroom, where he attended and matriculated from Potchefstroom Boys High in 1949 before obtaining a Bachelor of Commerce at the University of the Witwatersrand and an honorary doctorate from the University of Swaziland.

Gavin Ewing

Gavin Ewing, Zimbabwe cricketer
As a teenager he spent a short time at Potchefstroom Boys High in South Africa before returning to Zimbabwe.

Gary Outram

Gary Outram, Vusumuzi Mazibuko, Johannes Diseko, Keith Storey: First Class Cricket
He was born in Johannesburg and educated at Potchefstroom Boys High.

Secondary school

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Potchefstroom High School for Boys is a high school situated in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

South Africa

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Potchefstroom High School for Boys is a high school situated in Potchefstroom, South Africa.

Transvaal Colony

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With the Transvaal under British control, Lord Milner, the Colonial Secretary at the time created educational facilities (known as the Milner Schools) for English-speaking pupils.

Boarding school

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"College" is a boarding school based on the English boarding schools system.

History of the Cape Colony from 1899 to 1910

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Founded by C.D. Hope (who was also the first principal of Pretoria Boys High School as well as Jeppe High School for Boys), the original structure had been built long before and had to close during the Anglo-Boer war.

Cape Dutch architecture

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The school-building itself was designed in Cape Dutch architecture design as was prominent in style during those times which has since been declared a local heritage site.