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Welcome, Mr Jansen van Rensburg!

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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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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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Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 14 December 2018

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Dec 2018

Latest from the Head Master’s Desk : 14 December 2018

The end of the year brings about the festive season and a time to spend with loved ones. I’m sure the Matrics have this tinged with some angst as they await their results, which will undoubtedly reflect their efforts. The rest of School showed a marked improvement from the previous term and special mention must be made of the very good Grade 8 results in...

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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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