Lowveld High School

Address: 19 Figtree Street, Nelspruit, 1200 
Office: (013) 741-1041

Email:admin@lowveldhigh.org.za                      LOWVELD HIGH SCHOOL
Website: www.lowveldhighschool.org.za
Marketing: Natacha Bouwer

Email: bouwern@lowveldhighschool.org.za

Facebook: @LowveldHighSchool

Meet Lowveld High School

Lowveld High School is a vibrant and thriving English medium high school in the heart of the Mpumalanga Lowveld. This school of excellence offers a truly South African education experience. Academics, sport, culture or community service – no matter what your field of interest, you will find it at Lowveld High. Our learner’s achievements at local, provincial, national and international level are legendary. Our children receive a top-class education in an environment where tolerance, exclusivity and respect, form the cornerstones of our philosophy. When a young person matriculates from Lowveld High, he or she is ready to face the many challenges of the adult world in our beloved country South Africa and the World!

As a school we strive not only for the best results in the class room and on the sports field, but also to prepare our learners for life after school. We strive for an inclusive education that nurtures our learners by assistance, understanding, caring and inspiration. This is done within a disciplined and orderly environment where boundaries are clearly laid down.

Our Hostel

A truly South African Boarding School Experience. At Lowveld High School’s Hostel you will learn lessons and make friends for LIFE!

We offer:

  • Lowveld High offers weekly and termly boarding
    • Termly boarding is only available for learners more than 100km out of Nelspruit
    • Learners who are involved in LHS activities over weekends are allowed to stay in.
    • A Staff ratio of 1:20 – staff are qualified teachers
    • Three well balanced meals per day
    • Laundry facilities
    • Supervised study
    • Recreational facilities for the exclusive use of the boarders – including DSTV, DVD Player, Common Rooms, a Basketball Court and a fully equipped gym.
    • Wifi connectivity is available on request for Laptops @ no additional cost.
    • Annual Functions such as a Valentine Social, Winter Social and the annual Hostel Dinner.

Other advantages include:

* Close proximity to the fantastic sport facilities at school
• Easy access to our well-appointed Media Centre and Computer Centre
• No time is wasted travelling long distances to school
• It is easy to attend functions at school
• You will learn to be independent and will probably adapt more easily to Tertiary education than the average day scholar


Lowveld High School is widely regarded as one of the top academic high schools in Mpumalanga. We achieved a 98.5% Grade 12 pass rate in 2016 of which 60% was degree passes. We congratulate our 2016 top achievers, Sinethemba Mhlongo obtaining 6 distinctions, Anele Khoza and Luyanda Shabangu each obtaining 5 distinctions and a total of 73 distinctions.

Subjects offered:

English Home Language                                                Afrikaans First Additional Language
Siswati (up to Grade 12)                                                 Engineering Graphics and Design
Computer Application Technology                                Physical Science
Geography                                                                     Visual Arts
Information Technology                                                Life Orientation
Social Studies                                                                 Business Studies
Life Science                                                                    History
Accounting                                                                     Tourism
Mathematics & Mathematical Literacy

At Lowveld High we are equipped with Smart Boards or E-Beams in all the Maths and Science classes as well as Data Projectors in all other classes. Lowveld High is also recognized as a School that is able to produce excellent results in Mathematics and Science.

Sports / Activities

We have dedicated and specialised coaches. We have a gym and a personal trainer that works with students to customise their fitness programme according to what sport they participate in.

Girls / Boys Rugby (Students representing the school at provincial levels)

Sevens Rugby (Placed 4th in the Province)


Athletics (Students representing the school at provincial and national levels)

Boys / Girls Cricket


Netball (Students representing the school at provincial)



Cultural Activities

Choir: Lowveld High School boasts one of the best High School Choirs in the Province.

Public speaking
One act play
African Explosion

Leo Club