+27 31 814 7403               130 Matthews Meyiwa Road, Greyville, Durban, 4001

Welcome to St James School Durban

rated amongst the top 10 Private Primary Schools in Durban.

About Us

St James School Durban offers a holistic education to pupils from Grade R – Grade 7. We are a co-ed school in Greyville, Durban. We take the pastoral care of our pupils seriously, as we believe that a happy child is a child who is open to new experiences. We work very closely with our parents to ensure that we meet the needs of all our pupils. We have one class per grade, and our classes do not exceed 23 pupils per class.

Why choose us?

Mindfullness

We “Pause” before and after each activity.

Excellent Academic Programme

We make use of the CAPS Curriculum

Sport Lessons

We offer in-house sport.
Healthy bodies, healthy minds!

Open Days

We invite all prospective parents and parents to pop in for a visit between 10:00 - 10:30 on a Thursday morning during term time. You and your child will be taken around the school, and meet the Principal.  Everybody is welcome!

Testimonials

  • Thank you so much for the support you are giving to our daughter (Pupil’s name removed)
    She is very happy and encouraged ever since she went back to school. We really appreciate your hard work and patience, it is noticed and appreciated so much. Thank you

    Grade 2
  • All the hard work you put in day after day doesn’t go unnoticed — thank you for everything. We’re so lucky that (pupil’s name removed) has you as a teacher! You have made such a positive impact on our children’s lives, especially during the Covid 19 pandemic, I can’t thank you enough.

    Grade 1
    Parent
  • U amazing I highly appreciate ur passion (pupil’s name removed)  is enjoying it we stat at eight with 10 minutes break in between and finish around two but he argue and not pay attention sometimes he will do something wrong because hes not concentrating . thank u – granny

    Grade 5
    Parent
  • Well done Aunty Nicky! U guys left no stone unturned! I know (pupil’s name removed)  was thrilled to be back. Much appreciated! He said hes grown taller!!”

    Grade R
    Parent
  • Thank you to the school for taking such extreme measures for the children’s safety

    Grade 3
    Parent
  • Thanks to St James for once again stepping up and making things happen and not leaving our kids to battle through this alone

    Grade 7
    Parent
  • I make him listen to your voice note and he gets very excited

    Grade unknown
    Parent
  • 🙏🏼Thanks so much sisi, have a blessed evening and the whole family

    Grade 6
    Parent
  • Thanks to your dedication.  You give us (parents) and these kids hope . Please  . Don’t give up . 👏🏽👏🏽👏🏽

    Grade 1
    Parent
  • Thank you Mrs Pillay for your patience and assistance during the lockdown . Your dedication towards helping (pupils name removed)  and guiding me is exceptional. God bless you.

    Grade 2
    Parent
  • Thank you for the love and care you’ve shown our children. Your dedication for what you do is evident. Stay blessed and safe. 🙏🏽

    Grade 5
    Parent
  • I know you said the video is for the kids, but as a parent, I’d like to say thank you for genuinely caring for our little ones. May God bless you.

    Grade 1
    Parent
  • Your dedication means a lot, Thank you🙏

    Grade 7
    Parent
  • Thank you for the love and care you’ve shown our children. Stay blessed Mrs. Perry, may God keep you and your family safe.

    Grade 5
    Parent
  • We appreciate your dedication more than you can imagine.

    Grade 5
    Parent
  • “Thank you very much Mrs. Perry for your passion, kindness and love for our children’s educational future. Your effort is highly appreciated.

    Grade 5
    Parent
  • A very happy mothers day. You may not physically have your own but im certain you have so many children that share that bond with you. Thank you for being an amazing teacher mum🤗.

    Grade 6
    Parent
  • Miss Cook you have made the online teaching absolutely a smooth journey. You have been patient with everyone and responds effectively. Thanks for being a great teacher. You have kept the kids busy and we couldnt even feel the lockdown. Way to go Miss Cook 🥰🌸🌺

    Grade 1
    Parent
  • Ngiyabonga kakhulu nkosazane Mthembu  ube nosuku oluhle” . 💙

    Grade 7
    Pupill

Important Dates

  • Tuesday 19 July - Pupils Return
  • Wednesday 20 July - Choir Evening
  • Friday 22 July – Mandela Day
  • Wednesday 27 July – Photos
× How can we help you?