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 …

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’ …