RGHS COVID-19 Update

The graph below shows the current COVID positive staff and learners as well as those who were exposed and are currently isolating. COVID Resources A range of resources and advice relating to the COVID pandemic and its impact have been made available since last year in a Public Google Folder, …

Sports News 15 December

As we head off in our own directions for the next 5 weeks I’d like to remind all parents and learners of the online BELIEVE PERFORM platform. It is a Sport Psychology tool with hundreds of topics to advise, encourage and remind us that many of us share the same …

Sports News 3 December 2020

Thank you to the parents who attended the Zoom meeting on Monday 30 November. We shared the Sports Department’s plans for 2021 and beyond. We are sharing the 12 minute presentation with you as well as the recorded version of the Q&A session that took place after the presentation. Sports …

Sports News 26 November 2020

Thank you to the parents who have signed up for the Zoom call and will be joining us on Monday 30 November from 17:00-18:00. We will be sharing with you what the Sports Department at Rustenburg have been busy planning for 2021 and beyond. We will also try to answer …

Sports News 18 November 2020

Sport sessions are being enjoyed by those learners who have signed up. It is wonderful to have some action taking place around the campus, on the Netball and Tennis courts as well as on the astro. The Sports Department would like to invite you to join us on a Zoom …

Sports News 11 November 2020

Sport officially started on Tuesday 10 November. We hosted 20 Grade 8s and 9s on the new “On the Move” walking/running route on campus. The 1.1km route was completed 3 times by the runners with various water breaks, mini stops and challenges along the way. We look forward to growing …

Sports News 5 November 2020

We are excited to announce that the Sports department will be offering a variety of activities in which your daughter can participate this term. Sport will start on Tuesday, 10 November and continue through to Tuesday, 2 December. Your daughter would have received an email on Tuesday, 3 November with …

Still making History during COVID-19

Although the History Department has had many of its traditional activities and excursions curtailed, Ms Scharneck and I have still found ways of keeping the flag flying. Earlier in the year, the Grade 12 History  classes provided comments on Freedom Day and, more recently, they combined to provide an online …

African Climate Alliance (ACA)

A few Rustenburg girls have been very busy during lockdown to try and make a difference to the community from their homes. Some are actively involved in a youth-led organisation called the African Climate Alliance (ACA) who have been doing some incredible work. The ACA is trying to help curb …

COVID-19 Stories

During the past few months, we have published a collection of COVID-19 stories on our social media pages sharing what some of our past pupils have been doing either to help fight the virus or help their communities during this challenging times. This article will be updated as more stories …

Sports News and Results 18 March 2020

The SPORTS Programme for Terms 2 and 3 (WINTER) is on the RGHS website here. All 2nd Term sport will resume as soon as school re-opens. We do hope that the sports girls keep up their fitness and stay safe while doing so. During these very uncertain times we have …

Maths Day 2020

Saturday, 14 March marked Pi day, which has now been coined International Day of Mathematics. Four girls in Grade 11 and 12, Robyn Gernetsky (Grade 12), Lauren Young (Grade 11), Lauren Engelsman (Grade 11) and Roxanne Comyn (Grade11), were able to celebrate by attending a fun day of learning at …

2020 Ubuntu Award Winner Lara Rule

This year’s Ubuntu Award winner is Grade 11 student, Lara Rule. Lara was presented with the award at this year’s Founders’ Day Assembly.  The Award (instituted by the Es of 1956) is presented each year to the girl who shows awareness of and concern for the plight and needs of …

Sports News and Results 12 March 2020

Notices The SPORTS Calendar for Terms 2 and 3 (WINTER) is available here. Emails will be sent on Monday 16 March to enable parents to sign their daughters up for SELF-DEFENCE and/or YOGA classes via a Google Doc. The classes will be filled up on a ‘first-come-first-served’ basis. An email …

Debating Update 2 March

Our Rotary Round 2 debate was against Cannons Creek at UCT on the evening of Monday 02 March. Our Seniors: (Kristina Semmelink, Aviella-Loren Abrahams and Misbah Toefy) opposed the motion: This House Believes That All University Students Should Complete A Postgraduate Year of Community Service. The Seniors won their second …

Sports News and Results 4 March 2020

GOOD LUCK to all parents and learners riding Cape Town Cycle Tour of Sunday. STAY SAFE and ENJOY! END DATES FOR SUMMER SPORT – Term 1 2020 WATER POLO U19A Wednesday 11 March U19B Thursday 27 February U16A Wednesday 11 March U16B Friday 28 February – Match vs Springfield @ …

Yoga and Self-defence

Amongst the wide variety of sports offered, Rustenburg has recently added yoga and self-defence as options for learners. Studies show that both activities are beneficial to your health and mindfulness.  Jemma Cusens (Grade 11), who does yoga, said “I love yoga! This is my third year doing yoga at Rustenburg …

Dialogue Day on Race and Racism

The topic of the Dialogue Day that took place on 24 February was “Race and racism in our schools and society.” The goals of Dialogue Day were to follow up on the assembly where the same topic was presented, have an opportunity to voice opinions, broaden our knowledge and to actively …

Sports News and Results 27 February 2020

Notices NEXT WEEK IS A VERY BUSY SPORTING WEEK: Saturday 29 February: U14 Netball trials (08h30-11h00) Monday 2 March: 1st Netball and Hockey trials (15h30-17h00) Tuesday 3 March: PGSGU Swimming Gala @ Springfield Convent Wednesday 4 March: A-league Gala @ Rondebosch Boys High School + U16 Netball trials (15h30-17h00) + …