El Shaddai Christian School is an independent, co-educational, Christian school situated amongst the rolling hills of the beautiful green suburb of Durbanville, in Cape Town, South Africa.


The school is committed to the Biblical discipling of students accompanied by academic excellence.


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under the spotlight

Valedictory Assembly 2016



The matrics of 2016 were honoured at their final Valedictory Assembly on the 22nd of September. Each Grade 12 student had a unique opportunity to address the school, thank the staff and say their final good-byes.


Two of the most prestigious school awards were presented:




Academic Dux Award:

Inae (Isabel) Kim

(Head Girl in 2016)

All Rounder Award:

Travis Defty

 (Head Boy in 2016)

Karen Anderson (Academic Head), Inae Kim
Erith Budge (Headmaster), Travis Defty

The Academic Dux Award is presented to the Matric who achieved the highest average in the Grade 12 “mock” examinations, written at the end of Term three.

Inae Kim achieved an average of 85%.


The All Rounder Award is presented to a Matric who was involved in Leadership and who achieved an average of at least 75% in the Grade 12 “mock” exams, as well as excelling in Discipling, Sport, Culture and School Life.

Travis Defty achieved an average of 75% in the “mock” exams, met all the other criteria and achieved National recognition in Sports and Science.