Welcome to New Forest High School!

We Believe Education is a Window to the World

For this reason our approach is a holistic one. Our academic program is challenging and imaginative, designed to foster intellectual curiosity and a lifelong love of learning. It is essential that all in our charge are equipped to take on the challenges of change and progress.

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New Forest High School is a non-racial, non-sexist centre of excellence catering for the learners in the south of Durban as well as the needs of the wider community.  As a learning centre it aims to meet the broad educational aspirations of its community in an environment in which all its learners will feel comfortable.  Guided by Our Shared Core Values New Forest aims to develop the unique potential of each learner and foster academic, commercial and technical excellence.  Entrepreneurial and essential life skills are also promoted, allowing learners to take their places in a changing society.  New Forest offers a well-balanced curriculum with a wide range of subjects and a variety of sports, clubs and societies.  
In keeping with the schools motto “Honour before Honours”, New Forest strives to instil in its learners a sense of responsibility and pride in their school. Our 4 core values:






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What we believe


Learners who go further, faster and have the foundations for lifelong success.
Students will:
  • Be expected to beat challenging national targets so that they can excel against any competition.
  • Experience a rich, exciting curriculum that leaves them able to make powerful choices about their future ambitions.

What we believe


Learners who are imaginative risk takers who are prepared for lifelong adaptability.
Students will :
  • Be expected to embrace a diverse and cutting edge range of creative opportunities both inside and outside the classroom.
  • Experience creative teaching that makes learning engaging and allows them to think independently and be confident citizens.

What we believe


Learners who are recognised and rewarded, their confidence comes from within.
Students will:
  • Be recognised regularly for their achievements and for the progress they make and have these achievements celebrated and recorded.
  • Develop positive, secure relationships so that they flourish and have a powerful sense of their own potential.

Extra-Curricular Activities

What we offer

Have a look at a few of our main extra-curricular activities. Visit our Extra-Curricular Activities page for much more!
We believe that participating in sports is a valuable part of a well-rounded education. Not only does it promote physical fitness and healthy competition, but it also teaches important life skills such as teamwork, sportsmanship, and leadership.





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Contact Number

031 462 6206

Email Address


Contact Number

20 Alamein Ave, Durban South, 4004

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