St Martin’s Senior School is the only co-educational independent boarding facility in southern Johannesburg.

  • Boarding offers a caring, nurturing environment headed by a senior house master/mistress and assistant staff .
  • Boarding is offered on both a full and weekly basis. The Boarding House is open throughout the year except during holidays and half-term breaks.
  • Boys’ boarding is accommodated in Rivett-Carnac with 27 private bedrooms.
  • Girls’ boarding is accommodated in Crispen House with private and double rooms available.
  • Cosy, well-appointed boarding facilities, bedrooms, study, recreational and bathroom facilities.
  • Each Boarding House offers a homely feeling by providing kitchenettes for the use of the boarders.
  • Full meals are provided three times daily in our school diningroom by our contracted caterers: choices are provided and special dietary needs are catered for.
  • Snacks are provided at break-time. Coffee, tea, Milo, juice and biscuits are always available in the respective Boarding House kitchenettes.
  • Comfortable recreation rooms are provided with TV and DVD machines and DSTV is supplied.
  • Supervised prep sessions are compulsory each day. There is a mentoring system in place and students are supervised on a ratio of 1:5. This ensures continuity and develops a caring relationship between each student and mentor.
  • State-of-the-art computer facilities are available on the school campus to allow learners to complete homework and research tasks.
  • A bus service to the local shopping centre is available every Sunday morning so boarders can do their personal shopping and have some leisure time.
  • The weekend boarding experience is completed by a Sunday Evensong/Bible Study Service: our ethos values the environment in which Christian standards are reflected.

Quick Facts

  • Boarding available on a full-time and weekly basis

  • Accommodation includes private rooms

  • Three full meals and snacks are provided daily.