Simon’s Town School provides schooling from Grade R to Grade 12 on the same premises.

Founded in 1815, the school is the fifth oldest school in the Western Cape and the oldest in the Cape Peninsula.

Located at the foot of the Simonsberg mountains and overlooking False Bay, Simon’s Town School is one of the most scenically located schools in South Africa.

In 1995, in keeping with Simon’s Town proud maritime and naval heritage, Simons Town School became the first school in South Africa to introduce a Maritime Studies department.

Two decades later, the school’s Lawhill Maritime Centre ( has become synonymous with quality maritime education.