Age Range: 12-18
Head's Name: Howard Blackett
Address: P. Bag 3741
Phone: 00 263 2792324951
Division: International

School Profile

Peterhouse is a group of schools which consists of Peterhouse Boys, Peterhouse Girls and Springvale House Preparatory School. Peterhouse is widely regarded as Zimbabwe’s top independent boarding school and one of the premier independent schools in Southern Africa.

The Peterhouse Group is led by the Rector (Principal); he also has responsibility on a day-to-day basis for Peterhouse Boys. Peterhouse Girls and Springvale House Prep School have their own Heads both of whom reports to the Rector.

The Rector and the Headmasters of Peterhouse Girls and Springvale House are all members of the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools in Zimbabwe (CHISZ) and the Rector is an overseas member of HMC.

Peterhouse Boys, founded in 1955, caters for approximately 500 boys from Form 1 to 6th Form, all of whom are full-boarders. Peterhouse Girls, founded in 1987, caters for 430 girls from Form 1 to 6th Form the vast majority of whom are full-boarders. Springvale House, founded in 1985, caters for 240 boys and girls, a mix of weekly-boarders and day-pupils from Grade 1 to Grade 7.

Peterhouse offers an outstanding breadth of education and is well known for its academic and sporting prowess; it is the only registered centre for the Duke of Edinburgh International Award in Zimbabwe.