Highlands Private School is thoughtfully and prayerfully steered by a team of board members, who are well-respected business leaders, church leaders, and specialists in their respective fields.

The Highlands Private School board has the best interest of your child at heart, and it is the boards mission to direct the school in a way that is open, honest, and God-honouring.

Graeme Lennox, the former lead pastor of Solid Ground Church, leads the Highlands Private School Board.  Joyce van der Merwe, the school principal & Paul du Plessis has been instrumental in the establishment of the school.  Riaan Freemantle, the former Chief Maintenance Engineer at Columbus Stainless brings a wealth of business & financial experience, together with business leader Hento Deale.  Lastly,  James Lennox is the pastor of Solid Ground Church in Middelburg.

Graeme Lennox

Joyce vd Merwe

Paul du Plessis

Riaan Freemantle

Hento Deale

James Lennox






Highlands Private School, formerly known as "Middelburg Christian School" is a registered Non-Profit Organisation, registered with the Mpumalanga Department of Education as an Independent School and is accredited to offer the National Curriculum Statement (CAPS) by UMALUSI, Council for Quality Assurance for General and Further Education & Training.

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