St George's College and Hartmann House Preparatory School

St George's College is a private Jesuit boys high school founded in 1896 in Bulawayo, moving to Salisbury in 1926. Hartmann House primary school was added in 1957. Today the well endowed schools both swimming pools.


The history of aquatic sports at the school is currently unkown.

Hartmann House ready for swimming champs

The annual schools Division One swimming gala, to be hosted by Springvale House roars into life at Les Brown pool on Saturday.

Ten schools, namely Bishopslea, Chisipite, Convent, Hartmann, Hellenic, St Johns’ from Harare, Bryden from Chegutu, Springvale and Ruzawi from Marondera and Lilfordia from Mashonaland West will battle it out for honors.

The schools will compete in the Under–9, 10, 11, 12 and 13 age groups.

Hartmann House, a preparatory school for St Georges College, who came fourth in the last edition of the competition, have vowed to wrestle the title from defending champions St John’s.

Speaking to NewsDay Sport on Tuesday, Lesley Tomlinson the school swimming coach said the preparations for the gala are at an advanced stage.

“The preparations are going on well, and we are hoping to do better than last year,” said Tomlinson.

Swimmers Bruce Chiang (U/10), Tadiwa Mhuruyengwe, Joshua Nduku (U/11), Marcus Steele (U/12) and Brandon Chiang (U/13) carry the hopes of Hartmann House.

The schools will compete in the breaststroke relay, medley relay and also freestyle relay.

27 NMarch 2019 - St George's pupils Festo Ndenzako and Tarirai Madamombe are part of the Mashonaland team taking part in the Swimming Championships in Germiston, South Africa. Accompanied by their coach Mrs Lesley Tomlinson.

St George's College


6 February 2018 - St George’s 1st team Water Polo participated in the Arthur Gower Memorial Tournament over the weekend. The team struggled in its pool games but made the quarter-finals where they beat St John’s 4-3. This set up a semi-final against Hellenic, which, unfortunately, the young team with just three upper six boys went down 7-4.  After the disappointment of the semi-final, the team lost to CBC for the third-place playoff, to finish fourth, overall.