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Matric Dance 2018

08

Aug 2018

Matric Dance 2018

The School’s Matric dance was a formal occasion at which the class of 2018 gathered as a group to celebrate together their most important year before writing the biggest exam of their schooling career. On Saturday 28 July, 158 Matriculants converged outside the ICC to celebrate in style the unique bond that they share – brothers of DHS. A red carpet leading from Walnut Road...

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Drumline Competition

08

Aug 2018

Drumline Competition

Durban High School will be hosting the 2nd annual Drumline Competition on Wednesday 15 August, from 6pm, outside the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre at the School. This inter-school Drumline Competition is designed to open up a new avenue of participation in schools’ Drumline activities. It aims to encourage new and emerging ensembles to participate in marching percussion through a fast-paced and in-your-face competition. Battle units...

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Winners of the Cup Final - Glenwood Prep 1

08

Aug 2018

U12 Sevens Rugby Tournament

The annual Graham ‘Basher’ Downes U12 Sevens festival hosted by Durban High School entered its 3rd year and was another resounding success as teams from across the country competed for the coveted trophy. It was great to welcome Grey College from Bloemfontein who added an extra competitive edge to the tournament. Fixtures started late on Friday afternoon, with all teams experiencing playing “under lights” on the...

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Shedders Cricket Academy, run by  Director of Cricket, Andrew Shedlock

08

Aug 2018

Welcome!

Welcome to Andrew Shedlock! School are delighted to announce that the Shedders Cricket Academy will be opening a new branch and will be using DHS as their new premises. Headed by yet another very successful Old Boy, Andrew Shedlock, Shedders Cricket Academy will be offering private coaching every week day from Monday to Friday, as well as on the weekend on Saturdays and Sundays. Andrew...

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The DHS Choir

08

Aug 2018

Congratulations!

Congratulations to the following young gentlemen of Durban High School who achieved in various activities. Rugby: Celimpilo Gumede has been selected for SA Schools Rugby for the second year in a row. In addition, he has been selected for the final squad for the SA U18 Rugby Sevens who will be defending their African Youth Games title in Algeria. It is also the second year...

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Bumper Season for DHS 1st XV!

28

Jul 2018

Bumper Season for DHS 1st XV!

The DHS First XV broke through many barriers this year, achieving and breaking several records which have instilled immense pride once again into all those who follow and support DHS Rugby. Easter Rugby Festival: The First XV was unbeaten at the Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival, winning their games against Selborne College, Queen’s College and Dale College. This is the first time since 1995 that a...

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Electives Corner : Askhoka Entrepreneurship

28

Jul 2018

Electives Corner : Askhoka Entrepreneurship

LifeCo UnLtd and Ashoka’s ChangeMaker Schools Programme is designed to give budding young entrepreneurs the opportunity to use entrepreneurial thinking and practice to solve social and environmental problems. The programme is designed to foster empathy, critical and creative thinking, as well as teamwork and (self) leadership skills. Along with Durban High School, there are three other schools participating in the programme; New Forest High School,...

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Special Achievement for Chris Seabrooke Music Centre!

28

Jul 2018

Special Achievement for Chris Seabrooke Music Centre!

We are extremely proud to announce that the Chris Seabrooke Music Centre is now an accredited Trinity Marking Centre. This allows students to register with DHS to do their Trinity Grade in both practical and theory. Trinity College London is a leading international exam board and independent education charity that has been providing assessments around the world since 1877. They specialise in the assessment of...

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Shine CD Cover

17

Jul 2018

DHS Music Releases Professional Recording!

   Durban High School launched it’s Music Centre in October 2016. Positioned to further develop music education in the KZN, numerous plans are already in motion to train and inspire young talent in various genres of music. One such plan is a concept called “Shine”; a platform created for music students to showcase their singing & playing of musical instruments, providing them with an opportunity...

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Mr AJ Human with two of his Head Masters, Mr IT Bennison (left) and Mr RD Forde

17

Jul 2018

So Long, Farewell!

The final assembly of Term 2 was held on break up day, Friday 22 June. It was a special assembly as we bid farewell to two loyal staff members who, between them, served Durban High School for more than 80 years. Mrs Marlene Els joined the Finance department in 1985, where she was known for her efficiency and her cool, calm and collected manner. In...

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