Welcome to Greenwood Bay College.
GBC is a unique school with a charm difficult to describe in words.
We are a secular school with a modern, forward-looking approach to
education, yet we believe in manners, integrity, trust and
Our evergreen campus on the gentle banks of the Piesang River, lies
a few kilometres upstream from the landmark Beacon Isle Hotel in
Plettenberg Bay. The sounds of laughter, music and sport fill the
Between classes, High School students sit and work unsupervised,
play chess on our giant outdoors board, practise music and
basketball, or just unwind. Afternoons are a hive of activity, with
soccer, hockey, netball, tennis or cricket taking place, depending
on the term. Swimming, mountain biking, waterpolo and kayaking are
The School runs from a toddler class, through Grades 000 - 12, and
writes the Cambridge International Examinations. These equip
students to enroll at universities overseas if they so wish (and, of
course, at South African ones). We now also offer A-Levels.
We are strong academically and pride ourselves on achieving some of
the best Cambridge results in the country. We attribute this to
excellent teaching and small classes.
We are also a balanced school, and believe in a well-rounded
A wide variety of sports and clubs cater to diverse tastes and
talents. Our world-class campus, a few minutes from the town centre
of Plettenberg Bay, but out in the country and surrounded by
farmland and horses, is the perfect place for a young person to grow
and discover themselves.
Our dedicated teachers are passionate about education and in guiding
Please drop us a line, give us a call, or pop in to visit if you are
in the beautiful Garden Route.