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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 3 March 2017

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Mar 2017

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 3 March 2017

I attended meetings for Principals on Monday 27 February and Tuesday 28 February and it was good to see that the framework is in place in respect of monitoring and feedback to individual schools on each subject. I have no doubt this monitoring and accountability will have the desired effect on our education system. It is pleasing and I am sure that the system is...

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Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 24 February 2017

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Feb 2017

Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 24 February 2017

On Wednesday 22 February at 10h30 the official opening ceremony for The Victor Daitz Maths and Science Centre was held in the new Science Lecture Room. It was a very special occasion and a significant day in our School’s history. We hosted many Trustees and members of The Victor Daitz Foundation, Mr BH Ntuli, our District Director,  members of the Durban High School Governing Body,...

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The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 10 February

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Feb 2017

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 10 February

The Head Boy, his two deputies and myself have just returned from Mr Colin Pay’s funeral held at the Musgrave Methodist Church. What a fantastic Memorial service and only fitting for a true gentleman and well-loved former educator at Durban High School. It is only when one takes time out of your daily routine that you have time to think and assess where you are...

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Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 20 January 2017

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Feb 2017

Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 20 January 2017

The first full week of the academic 2017 year has been really busy but at the same time productive and rewarding. The Grade 11, 10 and 9 Parent Information Evenings were held in week two on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday evenings in the Thompson Hall. The evenings were well organized by our respective Grade Heads and HOD’s in charge of each Grade. We were very...

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The Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 13 January 2017

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Feb 2017

The Latest from the Acting Head Master’s Desk : 13 January 2017

Compliments of the season to the Durban High School Community! Durban High School looks ahead to another successful year. The Management, Administrative and Estate teams returned to work on 5 January. The National Senior Certificate results were released on 5 January. We are happy with the results which reflected a 87,15% Bachelors Pass rate. Our learners achieved 20 A aggregates, 45 B aggregates and 59...

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The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk

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Oct 2016

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk

The Head Master’s Address from our Senior Speech Day & Prize-Giving Ceremony: Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen, my colleagues from other schools, parents, staff, Old Boys’, Matrics, Gentlemen of DHS and our Guest of Honour and Guest Speaker, Mr Luvuyo Mandela.  Welcome back to your old school, Mr Mandela. This year was one of the most significant in the history of Durban High School.  2016...

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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 19 August

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Aug 2016

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 19 August

I will attend the Headmasters’ Conference for Traditional State Boys’ Schools next week.  The conference is held annually and this year it is hosted jointly by Westville Boys’ High School and Pinetown Boys’ High School.  The presentations by guest speakers and the information shared amongst our schools are of great value.  This group consists of 24 schools and even though we are scattered throughout the...

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The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 12 August 2016

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Aug 2016

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 12 August 2016

We are very proud of our Badminton Team that won the SA National Badminton Tournament when the beat the strong team Fichardt Park from Bloemfontein 3-1 in the final.  The team was unbeaten for the duration of the Tournament, and to top it all, our team will represent South Africa at the All Africa Badminton Tournament in December. Our Athletes competed in the Michaelhouse Athletics...

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