Religious Festivals this month

At Rustenburg, pupils, staff and families celebrate a wide variety of religious festivals and, as there have been many religious holidays recently, we wanted to learn more about them and to honour them as well. Hanuman Jayanti is a prestigious …

Congolese Refugee opens Retro’s series of talks

On 17 April, the Retro Society welcomed Gomez Bakwene, a 19-year-old refugee from The Democratic Republic of Congo, who works with the Adonis Musati Project. Gomez was born in 1999. He lived in a small shack and his family of …

Champions’ Cup 2019

Rustenburg hosted the 5th annual U16 Champions’ Cup Hockey and Netball tournament from 12-14 April. 18 Hockey teams and 18 Netball teams from across the country descended onto the school campus from 10h00 on Friday morning. Read more here…

Sports News and Results 18 April 2019

CHAMPIONS’ CUP What a weekend it was! Rustenburg hosted the 5th annual U16 Champions’ Cup Hockey and Netball tournament from 12-14 April. 18 Hockey teams and 18 Netball teams from across the country descended onto the school campus from 10h00 …

Cultural Evening

The cultural evening on 9 April 2019 was a fantastic display of the many cultures within Rustenburg and our communities. The evening started with a fashion show from John, who is a fashion designer and UCT student. He designs everyday …

Dialogue Day on Implicit Bias

On Thursday 11 April 2019, staff and students at Rustenburg engaged in the second official Dialogue Day of the year titled Implicit Bias. The discussion started with Explicit vs Implicit attitudes, how they affect our behaviour towards others and what …

GET Music Lunchtime Concerts

The Grade 8 & 9 Music Lunchtime concerts took place this (15-17 April). Well done to all the music students! Photos by Megan Cusens and Sara Irwin

Civvies Day for Vrygrond Library

It’s autumn, and last Friday’s civvies day (5 April 2019) definitely showcased it. Many learners wore warm outfits to ward off the chilly weather. To wear civvies, each learner is required to pay R10. The proceeds go to Vrygrond Community …

Sports News and Results 11 April 2019

Champions’ Cup Good luck to the following girls who are representing Rustenburg at the Champions’ Cup Tournament this coming weekend. We wish you success and enjoyment over this busy weekend, 12-14 April. More information is available on the official Champions’ …

Earth Children Update

Movie night To raise awareness about consumerism, the Earth Children society hosted a movie evening and clothing swap on 28 February. The movie of the night, “Confessions of a Shopaholic”, shed light on the pervasive materialism that we face in …

1st Hockey Team tour to George

Our 1st team’s hockey tour began at 10am on the morning of 15 March when they set off on their journey to George for the York Easter Hockey Festival. The tour lasted for three days and they played a total …

125 Kaleidoscope of Music

The Kaleidoscope of Music evening on Thursday 14 March, in celebration of the schools 125th birthday, was an outstanding event that featured remarkable performances from some exceptional musicians including past pupils and a few of our very own music teachers. …

Climate Change protest

On Friday 15 March 2019, which also happened to be the last day of the school term, students all across Cape Town took to the streets outside Parliament to protest the lack of climate change and global warming awareness within …

125 Founders’ Day Celebrations

Rustenburg celebrated our 125th year as a school with the Founders’ Day special assembly and lunch on Friday 15 March. We welcomed past pupils, young and old, to celebrate with us. Read the Founders’ Day Speech by author and journalist …

Sports News and Results 14 March 2019

Congratulations to all our Cape Town Cycle Tour riders for braving the wind on Sunday 10 March. What an awesome event and what a privilege to be able to participate! Well done to all our finishers. Thank you to all …

Earth Children raise consumerism awareness

To raise awareness of consumerism, the Earth Children Society hosted a movie evening and clothing swap on the 28th of February. The movie of the night, “Confessions of a Shopaholic”, shed light on the pervasive materialism that we face in …

MSA Fun Day

Jumping castles, face paint, soccer and bowling are just some of the exciting activities that were lined up for the visiting children at the MSA Fun Day. Fun Day is one of the most anticipated events of the Muslims Students’ …

Sports News and Results 6 March 2019

Good luck to all our girls and parents cycling the Cape Town Cycle Tour on Sunday 10 March. Have fun and STAY SAFE! Winter Sports Trials – see previous Sports Report Indoor Hockey League matches played against Springfield:  1st Team …

Inter-House Play Festival 2019

This year’s Inter-House Play Fetival held on 27 February was a much-anticipated event. The theme was “Back in Time” with plays based on childhood memories from One Direction to the days of Hannah Montana and Suite Life of Zack and …

Sports News and Results 28 February 2019

Good luck to our 1st and 2nd Touch Rugby Teams who are participating in the In-2-Touch Tournament on Friday 1 March. Good luck to our Junior and Senior Tennis players participating in the PGSGU Tournament at RGHS on Saturday 2 …