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St David’s Marist Inanda

St David's is about building the human fabric of our society and preparing young men to lead with courage wherever their adult lives take them.

St David’s Marist Inanda is a Johannesburg boys' school in which all members of the school family recognise the special Catholic ethos of the school and join in upholding the Christian teachings of the Gospel within a Catholic Marist tradition of: Humility, Simplicity and Modesty.

Welcome to St David's Marist Inanda

St David’s Marist Inanda is many things.

We are a Catholic boys' school located in Johannesburg, one where every member of our school family upholds the Christian teachings of the Gospel.

We are a Marist school, founded on the Catholic Marist values of humility, simplicity and modesty. We are guided by the example of St Marcellin Champagnat, who founded the Marist Brothers with the aim of educating young people, in particular those from impoverished backgrounds.

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Why choose St David’s?

St David's Marist Inanda is blessed with many things - excited and engaged boys, contributing parents, innovative and dedicated teachers, challenging and comprehensive academic programmes, diverse and inclusive sporting and cultural opportunities, a magnificent campus with facilities to support all our work, and a way of bringing faith, culture and life into harmony. The special character that these blessings bring to our school is rooted in valuing relationships between people.


As a school, St David’s places great emphasis on the personal development of our boys into well-rounded, confident young men who are well equipped to make their mark on the world. In providing our boys with the opportunities to develop their own passions and interests, and inspiring them to pursue them, there is no greater measure of success than seeing them grow into their best selves. The values based education received at St David’s, with an emphasis of service and impact, prepares and expects our boys to be leaders with compassion, driven to create a positive change in the world.


As a Catholic Marist school, spirituality is central to everything we do at St David’s. The academic, sporting, cultural and service work performed by all of our boys is framed by St David’s religious character, and founded upon our Marist values of Humility, Simplicity and Modesty. St David’s is nevertheless an inclusive school, and we welcome and embrace boys of all faiths.


St David’s old boys – many of whom go on to great things – maintain deep, meaningful connections with their alma mater. Through their continued involvement in our school’s life, they play a significant role in ensuring that St David’s continues to grow and develop, and provide successive generations of our boys with the very best educational opportunities available.

Latest News

St David’s Marist Inanda: Finalists in Two Prestigious Categories at the 2023 Standard Bank Top Women Awards

6 Nov 2023

In a significant milestone for St David’s Marist Inanda, we proudly announce that we have been nominated in two distinguished categories for the 2023 Standard Bank Top Women Awards. The awards, in their 20th anniversary year, celebrate influential leaders and organisations that promote gender equality and women's empowerment across diverse sectors.

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Excitement Reigns at Inanda Cup Water Polo Tournament: U14 and Prep School Finals Set

28 Oct 2023

Inanda Cup, the prestigious water polo tournament, is approaching its climax with the under-14 and prep school divisions providing thrilling action for spectators and players alike. As the competition reached the semifinal stage, St John's and Affies secured their spots in the U14 final, while St Stithians and St David's emerged as the prep school finalists. Let's take a closer look at the heart-pounding action from the semifinals.

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Pharoah Inanda Hoops Basketball Tournament: Semifinals and Exciting Matchups Await

28 Oct 2023

The Pharoah Inanda Hoops basketball tournament has reached its business stages, with Sunday featuring the highly anticipated semifinals in both the U18 and U15 sections. The tournament has been a whirlwind of thrilling action, and as we head into the crucial phases of the competition, the excitement is palpable.

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