Staff at DHS

Our staff members are passionate about their fields, and take care to ensure that the learning environment is conducive to a full understanding and exploration of the subjects taught, backed up by a strong moral and ethical code, excellent facilities and management of class sizes to an average of less than 30.

With a staff complement of 67 educators DHS is committed to providing a holistic and professional academic service to our pupils as they prepare for the real world that awaits them after their Grade 12 year.

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Mr A D Pinheiro
Head Master

Managemant Staff

The management staff of DHS form part of an integral relationship between pupils, parents, educators and administration.

Mr A D Pinheiro
Deputy Principal:
Mrs M Vermaak (Academics and Staffing)
Deputy Head Master:
Mr W A Norton (Branding)
Deputy Head Master:
Mr R Hellenberg (Leadership, Blackmore House)
Deputy Head Master:
Mr G Goodwin (Sport & Cultural Activities, Discipline)
Business Manager:
Mr C Green


Heads of Department (HODs):
Mrs J du Preez:
History, Geography, Life Orientation and Social Sciences
& Grade 9 Academic Head
Mr S Bodasing:
English, Afrikaans, isiZulu, Dramatic Arts
& Grade 12 Academic Head
Mr I Lewis:
Visual Arts, Graphic Design, Creative Arts, Technology
& Grade 11 Academic Head
Mrs T Neave:
Accounting, Business Studies, Economics, EMS
& Grade 10 Academic Head
Mr R Smyth:
Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Life Sciences, Natural Sciences, Information Technology
& Grade 8 Academic Head


Grade Heads:

Grade 8:       Mr S Cele
Grade 9:        Mrs M Girodo
Grade 10:      Mrs H Hardy
Grade 11:      Mrs S Nagiah
Grade 12:      Mrs H Henley

Teaching Staff

The teaching staff of DHS remain the core focus of our school, delivering excellent education to our pupils.

Mr Adam (Head of Learner Support)
Mr A Baijoo
Mr M Balkissoon
Ms J Bibin
Ms M Bisschoff (Guidance Counsellor)
Mr A Burt
Ms L du Buisson
Ms S Francis
Mr L Girodo
Mrs A Glossop
Mr W Goodwin
Ms E Goring
Mr B Green (Head of Discipline: Grade 8, 9 and 10)
Ms S Jamal
Ms G Joshua
Ms J Kistiah
Ms L le Roux
Mr T Liddell
Mr R Maharaj
Mr S Mathie (Head of Sport)
Ms L Meyer
Mr D Naidoo

Mr D S Naidoo
Mr N Nhlabathi
Ms S Rabilall
Mr B Ramjee
Mrs K Reddy
Mr D Robben
Mr R Shore
Ms P Sibisi
Mr D Sibson
Mr P Skevington
Ms K Smith
Mr G Sooriah
Ms K Sprunt
Mr J Stengel
Ms S Steytler
Ms M Subbiah
Ms A Sutherland
Mr E Thomas
Ms L van der Walt
Ms M Watermeyer
Mr W Wehrmeyer

Administrative Staff

Our team of administration staff are dedicated to ensuring that all facets of the school run smoothly, year in and year out.

Sport Staff:
Mr N Pillay – Director of Sport
Mr R Beaumont – Hockey
Mr S Crasso – Football
Mr O Gcilitshana – Cricket
Mr E Govender – Functions Bookings
Mr F Genade – Sports Administrator
Mr L Zulu – Basketball

Media Centre:
Ms J Baudach
Mrs L Worth

Ms C Gray – PA to Business Manager
Mrs S Poole – Accountant
Mr N Tembe – Accounts Assistant
Mrs D Dicks – Fees Administrator
Ms S Coetzee – Payroll Administrator

Mrs C Harrison – Head Master’s Secretary
Ms M Wardell – Learner Records
Ms N Lohrs – Learner Records
Ms C Fisher – Receptionist
Mr E Nxumalo – Printing Supervisor
Mr M Ngcongo – Printing Assistant

Laboratory Assistants:
Mr C Moodley
Mr N Moodley

Ms S La Marque – Head of Marketing
Ms S Drew – Marketing (Communications)
Mr B Coskey – Marketing (PR)
Mr S van Rensburg – Marketing (Recruiting)
Ms M Els – Admissions

Ms C Fisher – Clothes Shop
Ms C Luthuli – Functions
Ms N Majozi – Functions Assistant

Blackmore House:
Ms R Hellenberg – House Mother
Ms C Jokazi – Laundry
Ms R Mncwabe – Laundry ¶

Ms Z Zukulu – Cleaning Supervisor

Estate & Maintenance Staff:
Mr M Maree – Estate Manager
Mr J Sibiya – Maintenance
Mr S Mtshali – Nduna
Mr R Mkize
Mr M Ncwane
Mr M Zuma
Mr E Shabangu
Mr B Ndlovu
Mr Z Ntombela
Mr E Nxumalo
Mr L Sibiya

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