Epworth High School for Girls is one of South Africa’s leading and most sought-after independent schools, providing a rich and holistic education for girls – boarders and day scholars – from Grade 8 to Grade 12. Epworth is located in Pietermaritzburg, KwaZulu-Natal on a picturesque 15-hectare park-like campus with an enviable range of facilities. It has a distinct Methodist ethos and boasts over 118 years of nurturing and moulding young women into responsible citizens.
The small tight-knit community of approximately 370 pupils allows each girl to find her niche and to grow and excel so that she can reach her full potential. There are three classes per grade with a maximum of 26 pupils per class. Epworth consistently achieves 100 percent pass rate in the National Independent Examination Board (IEB) Senior Certificate examinations. The majority of Grade 12 pupils are accepted for tertiary studies at their universities of choice. At Epworth, learning extends well beyond the classroom. Thriving sporting, cultural and outreach programmes complement the excellent academic curriculum, encouraging discipline and teamwork.