Upington is a secondary school on the corner of Le Roux and Park Street in Upington , South Africa .


The school was founded as the Upington Public School in 1896. The school had 102 pupils and is housed in a church of the Dutch Reformed Church. The first students matriculated at the school in 1914. The school’s motto is “Arbor Bona fructum Bonum” . [1]
In 2015, the eighth chief Mr. Riaan Kotze, head boy Reinhard Hayes and head girl Elmarie Teessen. [1]


Celebrities who attended school here:

  • Tiaan Strauss , Springbok -rugbyspeler. [1]

External links

  • Upington’s homepage
  • The school’s Facebok page


  1. Jump up to:1.0 1.1 1.2 TV show: Schools Top 10 – Upington, KykNET , broadcast on June 2, 2015

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