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St Patrick's CBC

…where more than 120 years of history embraces the future

About us
St Patrick’s CBC is a prestigious School with a multicultural and socially diverse pupil population.​

We are a Catholic School offering schooling from Age 1 to Grade 12, situated in the heart of Kimberley, in the Northern Cape of South Africa.

Offering boarding from Grade 7 to 12. We prepare pupils with diverse backgrounds and aptitudes for a life of learning, leadership, service and personal achievement true to our history and the charitable intentions of our founder, blessed Edmund Rice.

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Welcome to St Patrick's CBC

A very warm welcome to the St Patrick’s CBC website.  In the modern world this platform serves as a vital communication link to the entire school community as well as those who are being introduced to St Patrick’s CBC for the first time. 

Our school is rich in history and the traditions associated with Catholic Education.

The Christian ethos and philosophy, that has filtered through the years, has embraced the technological changes coupled with education in the 21st century, and thereby, shaped a school that provides a South African educational experience, of the highest quality.

Mr Craig Neave

Executive Head

Mr Craig Neave

Life at St Patrick's CBC

St Patrick’s CBC, a school founded on faith, provides schooling to pupils from Age 1 to Grade 12

Early Childhood Development Centre

The Early Child Development Centre provides a holistic learning environment to pupils from Age 1 to 5
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Primary School

The Primary School creates and environment which allows pupils from Grade R - 7 to develop the wide range of skills required to prepare for High School
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High School

The High School provides pupils with the opportunity to master their skills, academically, extracurricularly, socially and emotionally, as they prepare to enter society
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Class of 2020
Matric Results

Congratulations to the Class of 2020 on your outstanding IEB Final Examination Results.🎓

For the 10th consecutive year, St Patrick’s CBC has achieved a 100% pass rate!

In spite of an interrupted schooling year, and the numerous challenges posed by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Class of 2020 obtained a grade average of 63%, with 92% of the candidates obtaining Bachelor Degree Passes. The group obtained 16 A symbols and 47 B symbols.

Dux Pupil, Nicole Möller, obtained an average of 78%, with distinctions in Afrikaans FAL, Life Orientation and Mathematics.

We are tremendously proud of each of you!






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