THE SCHOOL CREST

The red cross of St George represents bravery and the white field, purity and truth. The scarlet aloe is a proud symbol of the Border region. The school motto; Veritas et Virtus (Truth and Courage) has inspired generations of girls since the late 19th Century. The magnificent…more »

WEEKLY HAPPENINGS

DERBY DAY : GHS vs CATHCART – NETBALL: u/16 A lost 13 – 19, u/16 B drew 10 – 10, u/14 A lost 21 – 3, u/14 B lost 2 – 8. JUDO Anje Strydom, a Grade 9 learner, competed in group 4 (-17 years) at the BCMJA trials. She obtained a Gold Medal and qualified to go to the S A Judo Open in July. DERBY DAY : GHS vs HUDSON PARK – 1st lost 0 – 6, 2nd lost 0 – 4, 3rd drew 0 – 0, u/16 A drew 1 – 1…more »

GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS

Grade 8 applications are open for 2019. Applications may be posted to P O Box 95, Queenstown, 5320 OR emailed to lorraine@qtghs.co.za OR hand-delivered to the school officeNo faxed application forms will be considered.

STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT

To be a principle-centred school of excellence at which teachers, learners, employees and interested stakeholders teach, learn, work and interact together in a spirit of growth and harmony. In striving towards our vision we: Encourage all at our school to develop their unique potential…more »

LATEST NEWS

Head Girl Speech 2017…more »

2017 Matric Results: A-Aggregates…more »

 

 

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND 2018

All Old Girls and in particular Old Girls from the years 1958, 1968, 1978, 1988, 1993, 1998 and 2008 are encouraged to attend.

GHS Vs HANGKLIP

 

 

Wednesday, 23 May 2018

14h00 Debating
14h00 Chess
NETBALL
TIME COURT A COURT B COURT C COURT D
14h00 U/19C U/16B U/14B  
14h40 U/16A U/14A U/16C
15h20 U/16D U/19B  
16h00 U/19A  
HOCKEY
TIME ASTRO FIELD A
14h00   2nd Team
15h00 3rd Team
16h00 1st Team  

Parents and staff please enjoy a cup of tea/coffee at the OQA Centre.

MATRIC DANCE

2018 Matric Dance was held in the St George’s Hall at the end of March.  The girls had a wonderful evening, felt like princesses in the fairytale venue and dances the night away.

FLASHMOB

The Girls’ High School Choir surprised the school with a ‘flashmob’. Cindy Lauper’s ‘Girls Just Wanna Have Fun’ certainly entertained the girls and the staff!

 

 

GHS CELEBRATED VALENTINE’S DAY TAKING A STAND AGAINST ABUSE!

 

QUEENSTOWN GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL TEST CATCH-UP RULING
  1. Learners who miss a Tuesday Test will write the test the next day – Wednesday at 13:30
  2. Learners who miss a Thursday Test will write the test the next day – Friday at 13:30
  3. If a learner miss a scheduled test and cannot produce a medical certificate or other ACCEPTABLE evidence of their absence, they will receive ZERO for the test missed

Test Roster is available on school website / D6 / school notice boards.

 

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Mr Chris Roux, Chairman of the Queenstown Girls’ High School Governing Body, has the pleasure in announcing that Mr Theo Anaxagoras has been appointed as Headmaster of Girls’ High School with effect from 1 January 2018.

Mr Anaxagoras matriculated from Queen’s College Boys’ High School in 1979 and obtained a Higher Education Diploma in 1984 majoring in History and Political Science. He then went on to obtain his honours degree in Political Studies in 1999.

After qualifying, Mr Anaxagoras taught at Kimberley Boys’ High School, Queen’s College Boys’ High School, Brebner High, Rondebosch Boys’, Crawford College and St Lawrence College in Athens.

Mr Anaxagoras has been in the teaching profession for 30 years. He is currently teaching at Reddam House in Bedfordview, where he is a Grade Head, Head of Department for Senior History and a Senior Social Science teacher.

During his teaching career, Mr Anaxagoras has coached 1st Team Hockey and Cricket.

Mr Anaxagoras is joined by his wife, Jacqueline, and his daughter Allesandra, who will be joining the Grade 6 class at Balmoral for 2018.

Mr Anaxagoras looks forward to settling down again in the Eastern Cape, having been part of the community while he was growing up, where his parents owned Charles’ Roadhouse many years ago.

To you Mr Anaxagoras and your family, Girls’ High School welcomes you and we look forward to a long and prosperous association together

 

ORDER FORM SUPPORTER CLOTHING

Supporters items for GHS, Balmoral and the OQA. First orders to be in by the 2nd of September. Methods of payment:

  1. EFT and then send proof of payment
  2. Include cash in an envelope with the order form

Payments are centralised into the Balmoral Trust account on the form and then they will pay our supplier Gaylards.

PILLAR PROJECT
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