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 …

Interact Civvies Day 2019

The school corridors were filled with Disney magic on Friday 22 February. Students took on the Civvies Day theme with much creativity: there were Woodys from Toy Story, Minnie Mouses, Dalmatians, Pooh Bears, Kim Possibles, princesses and a plethora of …

Sports News and Results 18 February 2019

Good luck to our U19A Water Polo Team as they participate in the OLD PETRIANS tournament this weekend, 21-24 February in Johannesburg. Good luck to all players and coaches, Nicola Barrett and Ms Goble. We wish you a successful and …

Dialogue Day 2019

On Monday this week, Rustenburg Girls had our first Dialogue Day of 2019. Individual sessions were held in various classrooms and this time, whole classes from the same grade teamed up to discuss the theme of the day: Mental Health and …

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 …

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 …

Bleby bags all three

It was definitely BLEBY’s day. Not only did they win the Swimming Gala but they also won both the Senior and Junior Forum discussion competitions. Only six points separated the Houses in the most tightly-contested Senior tournament in years. Zahraa …

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)