Reddam House Umhlanga


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Reddam House Umhlanga is a premium co-educational, private school situated on the outskirts of the bustling Umhlanga Ridge – Durban, offering an Early Learning School, Preparatory School and IEB College to students from 1 year old to Grade 12.

The leading IEB School in Durban, Reddam House Umhlanga offers a Christian, holistic, innovative, educational experience, encouraging students to realize their unique gifts, talents and abilities in pursuit of academic excellence.

Set on 17 hectares of land, the School provides spacious, modern facilities, where children are encouraged to be children while functioning within the parameters of a robust, bespoke curriculum. The School’s tranquil setting is ideal for learning and outdoor activities.

Reddam House Umhlanga school seamlessly blends Boarding and Day schooling. Our comprehensive curriculum includes enriching academic, performing arts and sports programmes as well as opportunities for philanthropy.

Our students are well prepared for the 21st century through our extensive curriculum and a specific focus on critical thinking.

We develop well-equipped leaders with a confident belief in themselves, a strong sense of social accountability & the desire to make a difference in our society. To this end, we aim to ensure that:

  • Every student feels welcome & valued
  • Self-confidence, self-worth & self-discipline are nurtured by staff & parents
  • A love of learning is developed in the curriculum we offer
  • A challenging & relevant academic, sporting & cultural curriculum is provided for today’s changing world
  • Entrepreneurial & social skills are developed
  • Diversity is embraced in line with our belief that an integrated, multi-cultural environment is critical to our country’s success
  • A sense of national pride is instilled in our students


Students are offered a wide selection of most sports administered by qualified coaches – including soccer, water polo, swimming, rugby, hockey, tennis, netball and cricket. Reddam House Umhlanga has two large school fields, each of which accommodate full-sized cricket fields, six tennis courts and six cricket nets. The six lane, 25m swimming pool is situated in the Junior Preparatory School. The mini AstroTurf caters for various sports such as netball, tennis, playball, action soccer and more. Students have access to an Olympic size Waterpolo pool, full size hockey, Astroturf (sand and water based).

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Boarding Facilities:

Set in an indigenous coastal forest – located in Durban, our boarding school facilities are modern yet are underscored by old-fashioned values that include having good manners; being punctual; respectful of seniors and elders as well as being helpful, neat, and tidy. Moreover, boarding life also encourages collaboration, communication, compromise, and camaraderie 24 hours a day. Reddam residents have use of the educational, cultural, and sporting facilities on campus 7 days a week.


Address: 21 Preston Drive, Prestondale, 4021

Contact number: +27 (0) 31 566 5736

Email: [email protected]