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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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Sailing Club

05

Feb 2018

Sailing Club

The first dinghy sailing day for 2018 was held on Sunday 28 January in the strangest weather conditions! The boys had to contend with wind, a downpour, no wind, and then the blazing sun – those who were out in the harbour when the wind dropped had a long slow drift back to shore – but this is all part of learning to sail. Some...

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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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Setjhaba Mathuse and Danken Ellis

05

Feb 2018

DHS Rowing Club

Our DHS Rowing Club boys attended the VLC Sprint Regatta at Victoria Lake in Germiston. The Boys went out to dinner with the Durban Rowing Club rowers in Germiston on the Saturday night. On the Sunday competed in the Men’s C division, U16 coxed quad (4 boys in a sculling row boat with 1 boy steering and calling commands) as well as an Men’s C...

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Chess Achievers

05

Feb 2018

Extra Mural Achievements

Congratulations to our boys on the following achievements in Extra Mural activities. Chess Achievements During the holidays three boys from the DHS first team represented KZN for Chess. This took place from 3 January to 9 January in Boksburg. Sashen Pather (Grade 9) played in the U16 A team and his team was placed second in SA. Cayden Pather (Grade 12) and Thirushan Pather (Grade...

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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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