New Dining Hall

American philanthropist William G Brown (right, with his son-in-law John Reppas on the left and Principal Stephen Lowry in the centre) officially opened WK's new Dining Hall and classrooms on Monday 7July 2014.  Read more.


Student Wellbeing

Pastoral Care for IBs

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WK is introducing a pastoral care programme consisting of modules which will help IB student to manage stress, explore their identities and make good career choices. To read more, click here


Community Service

Waterford AWARE

Members of the Animal Welfare And Rabies Education community service group recently spent a weekend helping to spay dogs at Mashingishingini in northern Swaziland. To read more, click here.   

Academic Excursions

Geography Trip 

WK's IB1 Geographers recently went on a field trip to Durban, South Africa. They collected data for their Internal Assessment, an important part of the IB Diploma course. To read more, click here.


Alumni Impact

John McDonough

John, who had dedicated more than 20 years to promoting international development, currently head Plan International's operation in Myanmar. To read more, click here.

WK Facts and Figures

  • 600 students from over 50 countries
  • 57 academic staff from 18 countries
  • 80% of the student body is African
  • 30% of students receive bursary support
  • 50% of IB students receive bursary support
  • 60% of students are boarders
  • Average IB score is 34 (equal to more than four A grades at A level)
  • Around 5,000 students have received a Waterford education to date