GET Celebration of Visual Arts winners

Rustenburg’s Art Department is very proud to announce that Karen Bosman (Grade 8), Tayla Swan and Manina Viljoen (Grade 9s) are winners in the annual Western Cape Education Department’s celebration of Visual Arts in the GET phase. On Wednesday 4 …

Grade 10 outing to Iziko Slave Lodge 2019

On Tuesday 3 September, the Rustenburg Grade 10 History students embarked on an outing to the Iziko Slave Lodge. They spent almost a whole school day walking around the lodge where they saw fantastic exhibits, films and artwork. Interactive features …

Celebration of Creativity 2019

The Art and Design department held their annual Celebration of Creativity Exhibition opening on the evening of 15 August. The theme for the evening was to dress as your favourite artwork, artist or art movement. Many made a great effort …

Grade 9 History outing

On 14 August the Grade 9s set off to the City Hall to see an unforgettable performance by pianist and author, Mona Golabeck. In the performance, she shares her mother’s story of the Holocaust, and it inspired us all to …

Women’s Day Assembly 2019

The Grade 12 History class never fails to uplift, motivate and encourage the women in our school to challenge their surroundings and speak with loud and confident voices. The Women’s Day assembly on 5 August was an empowering way to …

Afrikaans Spelathon 2019

After some hard work and more than six hundred words later, eight girls set off on 5 August to Wynberg Boys’ High School to represent Rustenburg in the Afrikaans Spelathon.  The girls were a bundle of nerves, but performed well against …

Grade 9 Market Day 2019

The Grade 9s had their Market Day on Monday 25 February. Every year, the Grade 9 group do a project as part of their EMS syllabus to improve their entrepreneurial skills and to learn more about running a business. It …

IsiXhosa outing to Khayelitsha

On Wednesday 13 February, Rustenburg learners taking IsiXhosa First Additional Language across all grades went on an excursion to Lookout Hill in Khayelitsha. The girls were taken on an enriching tour that gave them insight into the history of Khayelitsha and how …

The History Department calls on all Rustenburg Authors!

The third focus of the Grade 12 History classes’ heritage research assignments for 125th Anniversary Celebrations is underway. Ms Bleby’s desk (see photograph) will be a fitting backdrop for the planned exhibition of a collection of the written works by …

Celebrations of Excellence Awards 2019

Congratulations to all learners who received awards at the GET and FET Celebrations of Excellence ceremonies. GET Award Winners: (Photos by Sophie Hertantyo) FET Award Winners: (Photos by Jemma Cusens)

Grade 11 French Dinner

Recently, Madame Williams’s Grade 11 French class surprised her with a typical French dinner. The evening was a farewell of sorts for Madame and was, by general consensus, spectacular. It was a welcome reprieve from the stress of the term and was abundant  with interesting …

Learner Exchange with Alexander Sinton

On Thursday 11th and Friday 12th October two Rustenburg learners had the opportunity to spend a day at Alexander Sinton High School in Athlone, and to subsequently host three Alexander Sinton students at Rustenburg. The purpose of the exchange, organised by Mr …

Grade 12 Visual Arts and Design Exhibition

The theme for the G12 Visual Arts final practical exam was Baggage/ Burden. The girls thought broadly around the topic which resulted in unique and interesting artworks

Open Book Festival

The annual Open Book Festival took place from 6-9 September at the Fugard Theatre and various other venues, mostly within walking distance from each other. The festival included over 100 events that ranged from panel discussions to poetry slams. Several Rustenburg staff and learners attended the …

UCT Philosophy Course

For three consecutive Thursday evenings from 16 August, UCT held their annual ‘Foundations in Philosophy’ course open to grades 10-12 from selected schools. The lectures took place in the Leslie Social Sciences building at UCT and the theme this year …