Cornwall Hill College

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Cornwall Hill College
File:Cornwall logo.jpg
One and All (Singuli Omnes)
Pretoria, Gauteng
South Africa
Type Private, Boarding
Established 1998
Locale Nellmapius drive, Irene, Centurion, South Africa
Grades 000–12
Number of students 1700 pupils
School color(s) Red, White & Blue

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Cornwall Hill College is a private school in Irene, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

It was founded in 1998 and the school learners write the Independent Examinations Board (IEB) exams. It has about 1,700 pupils ranging from the pre-primary level to grade 12. The College Executive Principal is Mr Leon Kunneke. The Preparatory School Principal is Mr MS Dicks. Pre-school Principal is Mrs J O'Neill.

Cornwall has a 100% matric pass rate since its year of inception, one of only a few schools in South Africa.


Sports that are played at Cornwall Hill College include, amongst others, Hockey, Cricket, Equestrian, Netball, Athletics, Cross Country, Rugby, Swimming, basketball and Tennis.

Cultural Activities

Cornwall Hill College offers a diverse cultural programme in the form of music, art, drama and extensive co-curricular activities. The college has a vibrant musical tradition at the College and the purpose built Music Centre caters to the needs of every pupil in a relevant and contemporary manner.

Alternatively, pupils may choose the co-curricular option, which offers a wide variety of instruments and styles of music. Private tuition is offered in a range of instruments such as piano, guitar, percussion, voice, keyboard, clarinet, saxophone, flute, recorder, drums and violin.

Some of the cultural activates include:

Choir, Music, Drama, Public Speaking, First Aid, Pipe Band. etc.

School Houses

Cornwall Hill College has 4 prominent houses, all having roughly the same number of pupils. Houses being allocated at a child's induction into the college, relatives are generally placed in the same house. The 4 main houses include:

  • Bodmin
  • Truro
  • Penzance
  • Cambourne
  • Tintagel House (girls'hostel)
  • Hill House (boys'hostel)

All house names being tribute to their respective towns/cities in Cornwall, England in the United Kingdom.

Preparatory Academic Subjects (Gr 1-6)

College Academic Subjects (Gr 7-12)

School Song

Where blue skies meet the horizon
Where songbirds sing their delight
Where nature's beauty surrounds us
Cradled in the heart of creation
Built on foundations of faith, you will find a school
O Cornwall Hill College we will always strive, to uphold your name with honour,
dignity and pride and as we work and play, as we grow each day,
SINGULI OMNES, God of grace, inspire one and all.
May every step be courageous,
May every word speak of truth,
May all our actions reveal love,
May our eyes be filled with Your beauty,
May Your spirit of peace,
Prevail in our school.
O Cornwall Hill College we will always strive to uphold your name with honour,
Dignity and pride, and as we work and play, as we grow each day,
SINGULI OMNES, God of grace, inspire one and all.

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