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 …

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 …