News Articles


1st XI Cricket Team at the Grey High Festival

17

Jan 2019

1st XI Cricket Tour to Grey PE

On 3 January the DHS XI Cricket Team accompanied by myself, Andrew Shedlock (Director of Cricket), and assisting coach for the tour, Sparks Takodza, travelled to Grey High PE to participate in their 2019 Cricket Festival. We knew we were up for some tough competition but the boys embraced the opportunities that came their way and showed, above all else, magnificent team spirit and pride...

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Grade 8 Award Winners

17

Jan 2019

DHS Foundation Awards Evening for Grade 8s

This much anticipated function was held on Saturday 5 January 2019 in the AJ Human Room at Durban High School. The evening showcased the exciting talent enrolled at DHS for 2019. Mr Louis Ardé, CEO of The DHS Foundation Trust, welcomed the Grade 8 scholarship boys and congratulated them for their multiple successes at primary school. Mr A D Pinheiro, the Durban High School Head...

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The CCTV cameras

14

Dec 2018

Project Pegasus

As the year draws to a close, so too does Project Pegasus, the ambitious communication and security upgrade which commenced at School at the start of the term. The project has involved a great deal of planning, meetings, behind-the-scenes preparation and two months of onsite installations by a number of workmen. The disruptions to school life and activities, for such a large scale operation, has...

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Nonpareil Cambridge Academy

14

Dec 2018

Nonpareil Cambridge Academy

The best opportunities that come along sometimes are magically timed just for you. This has been true for myself, and for a number of the boys who have spent this inaugural year in the Nonpareil Cambridge Academy. The brainchild of our Head Master, Mr A D Pinheiro, has become an exciting reality. The goals for the academy are twofold. We gained recognition from the Cambridge...

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Online Learning

14

Dec 2018

Elective Programme

The introduction of the Elective Programme in 2018 has given Durban High School boys the opportunity to develop vital skills that are not necessarily addressed in the normal school curriculum. These skills include critical thinking, problem solving, creativity and entrepreneurial thinking. It has also given boys the opportunity to spend additional time on sports and cultural activities they want to excel in. Electives were launched...

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Poet of Many Faces

14

Dec 2018

The Interesting Story of Pessoa’s Biography

Head Master, Mr AD Pinheiro, presented to the Honorary Consul for Portugal in Durban, Mr Elias de Sousa, a book. What is noteworthy about this particular book, is that it is written about one of Durban High School’s most famous Old Boys, world renowned poet Fernando Pessoa; it is written by a former teacher at DHS, Mr Hubert Jennings; and was “found” by DHS Old...

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Seluleko Sabela hands the giant cheque for R1500 over to representatives of the Ethelbert Child and Youth Care Centre

14

Dec 2018

Blue Ribbon Project

As part of the community service projects that honoured Nelson Mandela’s centenary birth year, Durban High School collaborated with the Durban Youth Council (DYC) in a Blue Ribbons fundraiser. The Blue ribbons symbolised awareness against child abuse. Blue ribbons were created by the Grade 11 DYC representatives from Durban High School with great support and assistance from the School’s Director of Community Service, Mrs G...

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“We Will Remember Them”

14

Nov 2018

“We Will Remember Them”

On Friday 9 November 2018 Durban High School hosted Old Boys, Veterans, Members of the Defence Force, Grade 8 and Blackmore House Boys and the Staff of DHS at the Annual Remembrance Day Service. It was 100 years ago on Sunday, the 11th Hour of the 11th Day of the 11th Month, that the Armistice was signed to mark the end of the hostilities of...

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Thando Hlongwane

12

Nov 2018

DHS Old Boys Continue to Excel in Leadership!

Thando Hlongwane (Deputy Head Boy and RCL Chairman 2015) went on to study Commerce at UCT succeeding his matriculation, whilst also being a Candidate Fellow of the Allan Gray Orbis Foundation, an organisation dedicated to producing the next generation of high impact entrepreneurs. Since then, Thando has been at the forefront of starting up and sustaining successful businesses, mostly relating to the fields of Finance...

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