Retro Photo shoot

The RETRO Society hosted their annual photo shoot on the school premises on Friday 8 February. Girls came along with their friends, got their makeup done and walked around the campus in search for locations to be photographed. The event …

Sports News and Results 14 February 2019

Good luck to our U14A Water Polo Team and their coach, Devon card, as they participate in the Dave Pitcairn tournament this weekend, 15-17 February. The Tournament is hosted by Reddam Constantia and we encourage you to support this team …

Focus on self-love this Valentine’s Day

While we are being bombarded with pressures of being in a relationship and expressing romantic love on Valentine’s Day, it is important to take a step back and focus on the most important type of love – self-love. Self-love is …

Inter-House Gala 2019

The Inter-House Gala took place on Friday 1 February. Our five houses all dressed up according to their respective colours and themes and headed down to the pool early in the morning to cheer for the swimmers. All the swimmers …

Habitat for Humanity 25-hour Cyclathon

The Habitat for Humanity Cyclathon took place at the Waterfront on 25 and 26 January. It was organised by Rustenburg but was a collaborative effort between Rondebosch, SACS, Westerford, Springfield, Herschel and Bishops. The Habitat sub-committee and committee worked tirelessly …

Sports News and Results 7 February 2019

Congratulations to Ms Barrett-Theron who has been selected to represent South Africa as a member of the Senior Ladies Team at the FIT (Federation of International Touch) World Cup in Malaysia from 29 April to 4 May. What an incredible …

Music pupils visit the City Hall

On Thursday 24 January our subject Music students went to the City Hall to watch the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra perform works by Jali, Poulenc and Rachmaninov. The girls especially enjoyed the Jussen brothers from Holland performing the Poulenc double …

Sports News and Results 28 January 2019

TENNIS Results from matches played last week: Tuesday 22 January 4th RGHS Team 21 – St Cyprians 35 5th RGHS Team 19 – Springfield 21 Friday 25 January 1st RGHS Team 45 – Herschel 2nd team 26 3rd RGHS Team …

Music Workshop with Amanda Tiffin

Another successful music workshop was held on Monday, 21 January in the Thomson Hall. The talented vocalist, Amanda Tiffin (Head of Jazz Studies at UCT) was invited to facilitate a jazz workshop on improvisation. The girls had the wonderful opportunity …

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 …

Sports News and Results 24 January 2018

WATER POLO The RGHS Water Polo girls played their first match of the year on Friday 18 January against Westerford. Results as follows: U14A won 11-1 U14B won 9-1 U16A won 6-5 U19 B won 7-5 U19A lost 5-7 Congratulations …

Earth Children fund animal sterilisation project

At the end of 2018, the Earth Children funded an animal sterilisation project in the small village of Vermaaklikheid, near Riversdal. Together with Dancers for Dogs (a dance initiative that supports the sterilisation of dogs), a total of 50 pets and strays were sterilised, de-fleaed, de-wormed and …

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)

Sports News and Results 14 January

The 2019 Term 1 sports programme is available here. (There have been some changes/ additions so please do take a look). The fixtures for all Indoor Hockey matches, Swimming galas, Tennis matches and Water Polo matches are also available on …

Welcome back from our Head Girl Talitha Wyne

Good morning school, Welcome back. I hope you have all had a restful holiday and time to recuperate and prepare for the new academic year. And if it hasn’t felt all that relaxing, welcome back anyway- we’ll be okay. I’ve …

Interact Christmas Party 2018

The annual Christmas Party for the children of Klipfontein Primary School, held on the Rustenburg meadows this year, is hosted by Interact and joined by SACS, Bishops, and Rondebosch Boys. The day is also aided by various school societies that …

Music Results Term 4 2018

ABRSM PRACTICAL RESULTS DISTINCTION ECCLES, Anna – Grade 3 Clarinet HATTON, Abbey – Grade 3 Singing HOLLAND, Taylin – Grade 5 Descant Recorder KIM, Younsung – Grade 7 Violin NTSOKOLO, Asemi – Grade 6 Singing SAMPSON, Chloë – Grade 4 …

Dialogue Day 2018

In April of this year, we stopped normal classes so that the pupils could participate in a ‘Dialogue Day’. The theme for the day was Exclusion and Belonging. The day was run by Roy Hellenberg and Dylan Wray authors of …