From The Head Master’s Desk


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Nov 2015

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 30 October 2015

The Matrics are into their second week of writing the most important exams of their school career.  So far things have run smoothly and the general opinion is that the papers have been of a high standard but fair.    We are starting our internal examinations next week, on Friday 6 November.   I have written a few times on the role you as parent must...

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Oct 2015

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 23 October 2015 (Address at Speech Day)

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, Dr Govender.  Welcome back to your old school Dr Govender.  Next year we will be celebrating our 150th birthday and a steering committee under the leadership of Mr Alan Norton is already hard at work for next year.  The...

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Oct 2015

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 16 October 2015

We are back for the last term of the year.  This is a very short term but it will be a very busy term with the Matrics writing their NSC examinations and the rest of the boys their finals too.  Not to forget about all the other activities like Speech Day, Final Assembly for the Matrics, Sport commitments and Cultural activities.   Seeing that we...

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Oct 2015

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 2 October 2015

The Head Master’s speech at the Launch of the 150th Celebrations on Thursday 1 October … Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen.  It gives me great pleasure to welcome you to the launch of our 150th Celebrations that we will celebrate in 2016. I want to extend a warm and sincere welcome to our Special Guest, Chairman of the Trust and Old Boy, Mr Chris Seabrooke. ...

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Sep 2015

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 18 September 2015

The Matric boys continued with Trials this week.  It is a vital component of the Academic Calendar where the Educators and boys can gauge where they are in preparation for the most important exams at the end of the year. We have come to the end of the 3rd term sport and will be starting with Cricket, Basketball and Water Polo against Glenwood this weekend. ...

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Sep 2015

The Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 18 September 2015

The Matric boys continued with Trials this week.  It is a vital component of the Academic Calendar where the Educators and boys can gauge where they are in preparation for the most important exams at the end of the year. We have come to the end of the 3rd term sport and will be starting with Cricket, Basketball and Water Polo against Glenwood this weekend. ...

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Sep 2015

From the Head Master’s Desk : 14 August 2015

As parents you would have received your son’s Academic Report last week.  The report is based on how your son has performed over the past six months.  There are a number of areas we are concerned about and some of our boys have not done well.  Please study your son’s report and discuss it with him.  For your son to improve, it is important that...

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Sep 2015

From the Head Master’s Desk : 4 September 2015

I am concerned that some parents are abdicating their responsibilities when it comes to disciplining their children.  We have a number of boys who arrive late to school, unshaven and with long hair or hair cut in an unacceptable style.  When we discipline them some parents even run to their son’s defense.  What your son looks like when he leaves your home in the morning...

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