Proudly Crawfordian- shaping future leaders one grade at a time


In today’s competitive academic landscape, the journey towards higher education begins with the right foundation. As families seek educational institutions that not only impart knowledge but also cultivate holistic growth, Crawford International emerges at the pinnacle of excellence, guiding students towards a future brimming with promise and possibility. And this is why you should choose to be a Crawfordian:

Crawford International continuously evolves…

Founded on the principle of nurturing well-rounded individuals, Crawford International stands as a testament to educational innovation and academic distinction. With a legacy spanning three decades, this school has continually evolved, adapting to the dynamic needs of the modern world while upholding high standards of academic rigour, personalised learning, and holistic development.

Crawford International fosters a culture of curiosity, creativity and critical thinking

At the heart of Crawford International’s philosophy lies a commitment to fostering a culture of curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking. From the Pre-Primary years to the College phase, students are provided with a supportive environment where they can explore their passions, expand their horizons, and realise their full potential.

Crawford International is dedicated to academic excellence

One of the hallmarks of a Crawford education is its unwavering dedication to academic excellence. Through a comprehensive curriculum that integrates the latest pedagogical approaches with global best practices, students are equipped with the knowledge, skills, and mindset needed to excel in an ever-evolving world. From STEM disciplines to the humanities, Crawford International empowers students to think innovatively, solve complex problems, and embrace lifelong learning.

Crawford International allows holistic growth

However, the Crawford experience extends far beyond the confines of the classroom. With extracurricular activities, sports programmes, and community initiatives, students are encouraged to explore their interests, develop leadership skills, and cultivate a sense of social responsibility through Crawford Cares initiatives. Whether it’s participating in international competitions, embarking on service-learning projects, or honing artistic talents, every student is given the opportunity to thrive in their unique way.

Crawfordians receive support all the way!

As students’ progress through their academic journey at Crawford International, they are guided by a team of dedicated teachers who serve as mentors, facilitators, and champions of their success. With a student-centred approach to teaching and learning, teachers go above and beyond to ensure that each student receives personalised attention, support, and encouragement every step of the way.

A window of opportunity beyond matric for Crawfordians

Beyond the classroom, Crawford International opens doors to a world of possibilities, paving the way for students to pursue higher education at some of the most prestigious universities around the globe. Whether it’s Ivy League institutions in the United States, Russell Group universities in the United Kingdom, renowned universities in Australia, Canada, or local universities, Crawford alumni have access to a myriad of opportunities, thanks to the school’s reputation for academic excellence and holistic development.

Crawfordians are global citizens

In an increasingly interconnected world, Crawford International recognises the importance of preparing students to thrive in a diverse and interconnected global community. Through cultural exchanges, international partnerships, Global Education and immersive learning experiences, students gain a deep appreciation for different perspectives, languages, and cultures, preparing them to become compassionate, culturally competent global citizens.

Supporting tertiary education

As applications for most South African universities open on 01 March 2024, Crawford International remains steadfast in its commitment to guiding students towards their academic and professional aspirations, giving them guidance that they will certainly use in tertiary and post university. Visit to find out more about their approach to holistic development.

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