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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 […]

St Francis College 110 yrs celebration T and Golf shirts on sale

Please take note of the following when buying these shirts: Proof of payment and your size must be emailed to: Use the following bank account for payment                  St Francis College Fundraising Account                  Nedbank                   Account : 1339415801                   Branch code : 198765                   Ref: Name and Surname

St Francis College: 1909 – 2019; Celebrating 110 years of excellence

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Following the establishment of the Mariannhill-Monastery by Abbot Francis and his band of Trappist Monks in December 1882, Chief Manzini ordered each homestead under his jurisdiction, to send two boys to the missionaries. In 1883 the Trappist founded a non-racial boarding school, St Francis, in which they could educate boys. At the convent, a […]

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 […]