News Articles


Scott Mathie

08

Feb 2019

Congratulations, Scott!

We congratulate Mr Scott Mathie on his appointment as assistant coach to the Tafel Lager Griquas. Scott will take charge of the general skills development of the team and also the backline coaching. Below is an excerpt from the Griquas press release: “Scott was a scholar of Durban High School and represented the Sharks Craven week team, gaining selection into the SA u18 Academy team....

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Top 3 in Grade 11
Rashae Govender (1st), Abdul Osman (2nd) and Thirushan Pather (3rd)

02

Feb 2019

Junior Academic Awards Ceremony

On Friday 1 February, we hosted our Junior Academic Awards Ceremony to celebrate the  academic achievements of the young men of Durban High School in 2018 for Grades 8 to 11. The event was attended by parents, invited guests, staff and boys, as well as Guest Speaker, Dr Jonathan Spanos. The Junior Academic Awards Ceremony is a learner centred ceremony, with most of the formalities...

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Welcome, Mrs Jeanette Jacobs!

02

Feb 2019

Welcome, Mrs Jeanette Jacobs!

We welcome Mrs Jeanette Jacobs into the Mathematics Department at Durban High School. Mrs Jacobs obtained her teaching degree through UNISA, majoring in Mathematics and Accounting and passing with distinction. Mrs Jacob has been teaching Mathematics since 2009, however, prior to teaching she studied law and worked with Deceased Estates. In her own words: “I am happily married to Dawie Jacobs, since 2002.  We have...

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Our First Cambridge Results!

26

Jan 2019

Our First Cambridge Results!

Eight Boys from Durban High School wrote the Cambridge IGCSE examinations in October 2018; this was our inaugural intake of learners at DHS and the therefore they are our first to write these exams. All 8 boys passed their IGCSE examinations with varying degrees of success. Two learners obtained 7 distinctions, with some outstanding marks: Adam Mohamed (Grade 10) – English, Afrikaans, Cambridge International Mathematics,...

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SA Swimming and Water Polo Representatives
From left: Thapelo Rampholi, Casper Mlaba and Awande Nkunzi

26

Jan 2019

SA Swimming & Water Polo Representatives!

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of DHS who have been selected to represent South Africa at the Canva Zone IV Championships in Windhoek, Nambia. Awande Nkunzi and Thapelo Ramoholi have been selected for the SA U13/14 Swimming team which will be participating in the Canva Zone IV Swimming Championships. Casper Mlaba has been selected for the SA U15 Water Polo team to participate in...

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Mr Attila Dudas

26

Jan 2019

Welcome, Mr Dudas!

We welcome Mr Attila Dudas into the Life Orientation and Discipline Departments at Durban High School. He is the new Subject Head of LO and Discipline Head of Grade 8. Mr Dudas obtained his teaching degree through UNISA, majoring in History and Geography; his minor was Criminology. He is currently studying for a BA in Psychology through UNISA. Mr Dudas has a wide range of...

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Welcome, Mr Jansen van Rensburg!

23

Jan 2019

Welcome, Mr Jansen van Rensburg!

We welcome Mr Morné Jansen van Rensburg into the Mathematics Department at Durban High School. Mr Jansen van Rensburg comes highly recommended. He obtained his teaching degree through UNISA, opting to gain work experience while studying. He began as a student teacher at Dundee Junior School and quickly worked his way up in terms of involvement and this presented him with the opportunity to work...

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Grade 8 Camp and Bell Ringing Ceremony

23

Jan 2019

Grade 8 Camp and Bell Ringing Ceremony

The Grade 8 Orientation week ended with a Camp Out from Friday to Sunday, 11 to 13 January Day 1 of the Grade 8 Camp went well. Mr Lewis, Head of Outdoor Leadership Activities at School, said the Boys had a great night, putting up their tents (Top Field looked like Tent City) and braaing their own supper. On the Saturday the Boys spent a...

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Welcome Back to School!

17

Jan 2019

Welcome Back to School!

The year began with an Assembly at 7.30am on Wednesday morning, 9 January 2019. Head Master, Mr Pinheiro, welcomed the Boys and Staff back to School and wished them all the best for the year. He then gave a report back on various items: Project Pegasus: Security cameras – 109 cameras have been installed and these are all up and running, with a few more...

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Top 9 Matric 2018

17

Jan 2019

Matric Results 2018

The top end of the Class of 2018 achieved excellent Matric results, with nine boys receiving a full house of 7 distinctions each and we are exceptionally proud of them! 175 Durban High School boys passed their National Senior Certificate and overall some excellent results were achieved – 18 boys received A aggregates. Unfortunately, the tail end disappointed – eight boys were not up to...

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