Instill the curiosity to think and
the character to thrive
St Mary’s is a Christian Girls’ School from Grade R to Matric situated in Kloof, KwaZulu-Natal
Offering boarding from Grade 8. We believe that inspired girls become remarkable women, which is why we strive to help instill in our girls the curiosity to think, and the character to thrive, and we’ve been doing this since 1906.
St Mary's is a Christian Girls' School from Grade R to Matric.
We offer a safe and supportive boarding facility with four houses – open to girls from Grade 8 to Matric.Find out more
St Mary’s is proud to be a school steeped in history and tradition. Since 1906, we have been inspiring our girls to become remarkable women. Discover their stories here and learn more about the ‘Sisterhood Network’.
A strategic and economic advisor with over 15 years of financial services experience in Emerging Markets research, broking and asset management. Refilwe’s an External Expert Advisor on Eskom Pension and Provident Fund's Strategic Investment Committee, and Non-Executive Director of an advisory and investment firm. Refilwe’s also the first black female talk radio breakfast show host in Africa with her morning slot on Cape Talk.
Amongst 400 change-makers world-wide under 35, Bongiwe was honoured to attend the Global Shapers Annual Summit in Switzerland in 2018. Spending 8 years in Asset Management, Bongiwe is now the General Manager at Silulo Ulutho Technologies, in Development Finance, and has been elected the Curator of the Cape Town Hub of the Global Shapers Community
Tammy Fry Kelly1998
Tammy lives in Australia and is the International Marketing Director for the family business Fry’s Family Foods Co. Tammy founded Meat Free Mondays in SA and has been named Top 8 Women Changing the World through food. An expert in karate, Tammy has also taken up the role of Marketing & Communications Director of the LIVEKINDLY Co over and above her role at Fry’s.
Studying Fine Arts, Art Direction and Graphic Design. Victoria began Victoria Verbaan & the Smoking Daxi in 2009. Working in a wide variety of artistic disciplines ranging from illustration and painting to the design of bespoke rugs, fabric etc Victoria’s commissioned works can be seen locally and internationally and has been featured in British Vogue and The World of Interiors.
Athena completed her MSc Chemical Engineering in 2019, with specialisation in Bioprocess Engineering. She has focused on sustainable end-processing techniques used to recycle electronic and electric equipment waste. She has learned how to navigate through the technical and social aspects of this problem to design a solution that fulfills the need. Click www.shorturl.at/KPSX6 to view a submission of Athena’s in 2019.
Roxann Message nee Shea2003
Roxy completed her BBA Business Management degree while working in Dubai. By 2011, Roxy’s entrepreneurial passion led her to open her own swimwear business, Roxstar Bikinis at 26. Gaining valuable experience in the industry Roxy founded footwear business, SAINT&SUMMER with classmate, Julia James in 2014. Roxy and husband, Chad, are blessed with two children whom they adopted in 2016 and 2018.
Annual Fees & Admissions
At St Mary’s we accept girls from Grade R to Matric. Find out all you need to know about our simple application process, and fees here.Find out more