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There was an atmosphere of jubilation and excitement among both educators and learners as St Francis College-Mariannhill attained a 100% pass rate once again. The matric class of 2020 did not only attain a 100% pass rate but also accomplished an impressive performance, collectively achieving 96 Distinctions, 63 Bachelors 13 Diplomas and 1 Higher Certificate […]


ST FRANCIS COLLEGE-MARIANNHILL bade farewell to the class of 2020 on Thursday, 8 December, during a colorful ceremony which was held at the school’s premises. During the event, learners were awarded certificates of merit and appreciation for their hard work and perseverance, and dedication throughout the year. The most prestigious award – the School DUX […]

Top Achievers Awards set high standards

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following the introduction of the Top Achievers (TAs) Awards, St Francis College, Mariannhill has since observed registered increased academic competition amongst learners of all Grades. The aim of the TAs awards is the cultivation of the spirit of working hard amongst learners, thereby upholding the school’s legacy of academic excellence.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_images_carousel images=”3982,3987,3986,3985,3984,3983,3980,3981″ img_size=”full” speed=”4000″ autoplay=”yes” partial_view=”yes” wrap=”yes”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Following the introduction of the […]

School choir does St Francis proud

The St Francis College school choir has done the school proud after scooping First position at Circuit Level of the inter-school choir competition organised by the Department of Education recently. It is important to note that the school has not had an established legacy of choral tradition for a while now, and therefore in its […]

The Black Gold

Nokulunga Majozi They’ve tried everything to change me They’ve tried everything to hide me They’ve tried everything to run away from me For I am who they are   They are ashamed of me They look down on me They never see the best in me But always look for the worst   Oh, how […]

African Nation

Andiswa Dube What happened to the combination, The recognition, the connection, The benediction, and the strong affection within our African Nation? What harm did the new generation do? Why do they have to suffer the consequences Of the problems they didn’t cause? Turn a new leaf and change for the better Make Africa a great […]

Youth Peace Forum

Ntandoyenkosi Zungu & Mayenziwe Gumede The Youth Peace Forum is a group of learners who work hand in hand to promote peace and reduce poverty. They attend four workshops every year which are held at the Methodist Church in Durban to meet other Youth Peace Forum groups from different schools. They study about the importance […]

School soccer team flying the St Francis flag high

“IT IS NOT OVER UNTIL WE WIN” is the motto of the school’s soccer team that they draw inspiration and determination in their sporting activities. The year 2017 was an iconic year for St Francis Football team. The team was given the chance to showcase its talent at the inaugural Motshepe Foundation Schools Tournament which […]

School tackles Bullying

Nikilitha Mxinwa The escalation of bullying in our school has not gone unnoticed. This unacceptable behaviour has been occurring for some time now, whereas it is the older pupil who will bully the juvenile. By obstructing the happiness of the others, either by hurting them physically, emotionally or spiritually, then you are a potential bully. […]