“To be a dynamic, globally competitive
independent school rooted in the Eastern Cape”


Merrifield aims to:

  • offer a rigorous academic environment in a learning centre of exceptional quality
  • educate the whole child where academic studies, sport, spirituality, culture and community service are vital components of a rounded education
  • value the individuality and distinctive learning styles of every child
  • provide close personal attention and commit to small classes
  • encourage the development of individual curiosity, personal creativity and an entrepreneurial spirit
  • develop mutually respectful relations based on mutual trust, professionalism, quality education and care
  • prepare citizens for a culturally diverse, democratic society
  • encourage a vibrant leadership that is decisive, while being compassionate, democratic and tolerant
  • nurture an environmental awareness being situated in a country environment
  • offer a single educational experience on one campus from pre-primary to matric
  • nurture a family-orientated environment where a social conscience and responsible social interactions are┬ácultivated.