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Top 3 in Grade 11

09

Feb 2018

Junior Academic Awards Ceremony

On Wednesday 7 February, we hosted our Junior Academic Awards Ceremony for Academic Achievements in 2017 for Grades 8 to 11. The event was attended parents, invited guests, staff and boys, as well as Guest Speaker, Mr Colwyn Thomas. Colwyn Thomas is a South African Film-maker and together with his colleague Greg Lomas, produced “To Skin a Cat”, which was awarded “Best Direction in a...

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Celimpilo Selected for SA U18 7s Rugby!

09

Feb 2018

Celimpilo Selected for SA U18 7s Rugby!

Congratulations to our Deputy Head Prefect and 1st XV Rugby and 1st 7s Rugby team player, Celimpilo Gumede, who has been selected as a member of the SA U18 Sevens squad which will be participating in the Windhoek Internationals 7s Tournament on 9 and 10 March. Celimpilo is the only player from KZN to be selected for the team. Last year for 7s Rugby Celimpilo...

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Nonpareil Academy @ DHS

05

Feb 2018

Nonpareil Academy @ DHS

The Nonpareil Academy has begun 2018 with lots of activity, learning and understanding of the modern approach of ‘autonomous learning’. This style of learning is more experiential and requires a type of learner to ‘manage’ his learning style. A facilitator and learner engage with the main concepts rather than the standard teacher only approach. This entails research to be done by the learners on their...

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Heads of House and House Prefects for 2018

05

Feb 2018

Heads of House and House Prefects Announced

Well done to the following young men of Durban High School who have been appointed as Heads of House and House Prefects for 2018: Blackmore House: Head of House: Donovan Adam House Prefects: Martin Mugoni and Tiagan Terreblanche Campbell House: Head of House: Dylan Harris House Prefects: Zakariya Adam and Nkita Mhloma Grice House: Head of House: Cameron Diedricks House Prefects: Lutho Ndamase and Sikhumbuzo...

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Langley House win Inter-House Gala!

05

Feb 2018

Inter-House Gala

A fiercely contested Inter-House Gala was held this morning … it was so close that the winning house changed from one race to the next and the winner was only know when announced after the final race. Congratulations to Langley who were the eventual winners! The final points were as follows: Langley 73 Campbell 70 Swales 61 Blackmore 56 Payn 52 Grice 19 The points...

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Electives Programme Open Evening

05

Feb 2018

Electives Programme Open Evening

Mr Bryan Adam, Head of the Electives Programme, hosted an Open Evening this week to give parents and boys the opportunity to find out more about the Electives which are going to be offered at Durban High School, as well as how the electives will be incorporated into the school day. The evening was well attended by interested boys and their parents, as well as...

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Introduction of an Elective Programme @ DHS

26

Jan 2018

Introduction of an Elective Programme @ DHS

Durban High School is excited to announce the rolling out of an Elective Programme in March 2018. The Programme will give Durban High School Learners the opportunity to select various electives.  These electives will allow our learners to develop vital skills that are not necessarily addressed in the normal school curriculum. These include aspects of Critical Thinking; Problem Solving; Creativity; and Entrepreneurial Thinking. Electives have...

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The Kit & Coffee Uniform Shop

22

Jan 2018

Launch of The Kit & Coffee Uniform & Memorabilia Shop

The new uniform and memorabilia shop, The Kit & Coffee, was recently opened at Durban High School. The launch of the new shop was eagerly anticipated as we knew that, under the direction and vision of the owner, Mrs Sandy Usher, and the Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro, it would be spectacular. And spectacular it certainly is! A wonderful combination of tradition, class, understated...

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Grade 8 Scholarship Boys

22

Jan 2018

DHS Foundation Trust Scholarship Awards Evening

This much anticipated function was held on Thursday 11 January 2018 in the AJ Human Room at Durban High School. The evening showcased the exciting talent enrolled at DHS for 2018. M Louis Arde, CEO of The DHS Foundation Trust, welcomed the Grade 8 scholarship boys and congratulated them for their multiple successes at primary school. Mr Pinheiro, the Durban High School Head Master, also...

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Grade 8 Orientation : Day 1

22

Jan 2018

Grade 8 Orientation : Day 1

The new Grade 8s attended a Leadership Camp over the weekend from 12 to 14 January. Today we welcomed them for the first of their two days of orientation at the School, prior to school starting on Wednesday, 17 January. During the course of the day, the Grade 8s were addressed by relevant figures, including the Head Master, Head of Grade 8, Academic Head of...

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