Shaping Futures – Inspiring Excellence

About Us

Gratton School is an affordable boarding and day school that is dedicated to empowering learners and developing their full potential, and we have been serving our local communities with excellent education since 1997. We place a strong emphasis on providing quality education, and we are proud to offer more than 500 learners excellent facilities from grade 000 through to matriculation.

Our school is situated adjacent to the town of Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal, on an old agricultural showground. We provide a uniquely South African environment for personal growth, and we embrace diversity. We welcome learners of all faiths and backgrounds.

Our school is a testament to success. Our graduates have gone on to attend universities and colleges, and they are already making their mark on the world.

As we look ahead, our vision for Gratton School is one of continuous growth and progress. We aspire to enhance our teaching facilities, sports amenities, accommodations, and administration spaces, ensuring that every learner can thrive and achieve excellence.

Gratton School Culture
Gratton School Teachers

School Culture

Our school culture revolves around the values we hold dear. Working together, respecting oneself, others, and the environment, fostering a love of learning, and encouraging a problem-solving mindset, form the foundation of who we are at Gratton School. We believe that education is the most powerful tool for positive change, and our learners are equipped with knowledge, values, and a balanced attitude to embrace the world.

With small class sizes, dedicated teacher support, and a nurturing environment, our school places a strong emphasis on learner support, ensuring that each student receives personalized attention and thrives in their educational journey.

With our vision firmly set, we strive to send every Gratton learner out into the world as confident, knowledgeable, self-reliant, ethical individuals, motivated to excel in all their endeavours. Our motto, “Learn today. Lead tomorrow,” encapsulates our belief that education prepares learners for leadership, and we wear it proudly on our school uniforms.

Our Vision For The Future

As we look ahead, our vision for Gratton School is one of continuous growth and progress. We aspire to enhance our teaching facilities, sports amenities, accommodations, and administration spaces, ensuring that every learner can thrive and achieve excellence.

At Gratton School, our core values underpin everything we do. We are committed to empowering learners and fostering social, emotional, physical, and creative development. We believe in independence, responsible citizenship, and lifelong learning. Our welcoming and safe environment stimulates growth, while our dedicated staff undergo continuous professional development. We prioritise building strong and positive relationships with parents, guardians, and the broader community.

Success is celebrated in all aspects of school life, and we are dedicated to providing cost-effective education and boarding for our learners.

Join us at Gratton School and enrol your child today to embark on a transformative educational journey where futures are shaped, and excellence is inspired.