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 …

Visual Arts and Design Exhibition 2018

On the evening of the 29th of August, the Visual Arts, Design, and Photography students displayed their phenomenal works in Rustenburg’s annual art exhibition in the Thompson Hall. The exhibition is a chance for the girls to present their achievements …

Visual Arts visit to Irma Stern Museum

On Thursday 16 August, the Grade 11 Visual Arts girls visited the Irma Stern Museum in Mowbray. As they are currently studying the work of Irma Stern, this proved to be an exciting and valuable event. One of the educational officers gave us …

GET Metro Central Art Exhibition

On 15 August, Rustenburg attended the Gala evening and prize giving of the Metro Central GET Art exhibition at Good Hope Seminary High School.  It was a lovely event with delicious snacks and beautiful music by Beau Soleil Music Centre. Three of our talented …

Teachers get their Google on

On 9 & 10 August, a few of our teachers got their ‘Google on’ when they attended the Google Apps for Education EdTech Summit at SACS. Teachers enjoyed hands on sessions presented by Google Certified Teachers, Trainers, and Innovators.  Guest speaker and presenter, Monica Martinez, all the way …

Energy Drive Tour to SARETEC

This term, the Grade 11 Physical Sciences students were required to do a research project with one of the topic options being: “What is the best alternative energy source for South Africa?”. This made the tour, hosted by the South …

Women’s Day Assembly 2018

On 2 August 2018, the Grade 12 History girls of Rustenburg Girls’ High School  organised the annual Women’s Day assembly. The objective was to commemorate the powerful women who came before us and what they fought for. The assembly began …

Code4CT Course

Code4CT (Code for Cape Town) is perpetually trying to grow the female representation in the coding world by holding courses during the holidays and on weekends. The ability to code has become an integral skill to obtain. Four Rustenburg Girls’ …

Youth Day 2018: RETRO hosts Rivonia trialist Dr. Denis Goldberg

Retro (History Society) hosted Rivonia trialist, Dr. Denis Goldberg, as the guest speaker for their annual Youth Day Assembly on 14 June.    Ruby Wilson’s (Retro member) introduction echoed the thoughts of the whole school and pre-empted some of the content of his speech: “Today I …

Coding Workshop

A group of 14 girls and Mrs Cameron attended a coding workshop on Thursday 10 May.  It was hosted by CSG International and organised by Code for Cape Town.  The Introduction to Coding Workshop,  was the perfect opportunity for the Rustenburg …

UCT Open Day

The University of Cape Town (UCT) held an open day for all prospective students on the 21 April 2018 from 10:00 – 15:00. Numerous lectures were held throughout the upper campus to explain  the corresponding courses and encourage high school …

Vega Vibe 2018

On Saturday the 17th of March 2018, Lauren Gericke, Kate Birch and Jessica Rubidge represented Putter School at Vega Vibe 2018. Every year Vega Art and Business school host Vibe, a competition where teams of up to six learners are …

Afrikaans Department achieves excellent results

Grade 12 Afrikaans First Additional language learners at Rustenburg Girls’ High once again achieved excellent results in the 2017 NSC examination. At a Metro Central Teachers’ meeting last week, recognition was given to the Afrikaans Department and the learners for …