Welcome to GHS
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...more »
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 »
Before the 1st term Blood Drive at Girls' High School, the Peer Promoters attended a workshop, together with Hangklip, GAP and Queen's College. They learnt what being a peer promoter is all about and what was expected of them during this year. They are full of ideas for the...more »
Celebrating 139 years! Birthday weekend 22, 23, 24 August 2014. Old Girls from the years 1954, 1964, 1974, 1984, 1989, 1994 and 2004 are encouraged to attend.
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Application forms for Grade 8 (2015) is available at the school office or until 31 July 2014
She Is A Winner!!!
Congratulations to Indiphile Matini who entered a ClubX Tuition Fee Competition held by the Foshini Retail Group. She won R10 000 towards her school fee account.
New Honours Blazer
Proudly sporting the newly introduced Girls' High School Honours blazer are first recipients from left, Kolosa Ntombini (Academic), Marteli Potgieter (Academic), Michelle Li (Academic) and Inge Coetzee (Squash). The distinctive white blazer is awarded for exceptional academic, cultural or sporting achievement.
State Of The Province Address
Thandiwe Jadezweni (Grade 11) and Kristin Arends (Grade 10) were fortunate enough to be part of the audience at the State of the Province Address delivered by the Eastern Cape Premier, Ms Noxolo Kieviet at Bisho Legislature. This was in preparation for the 2014 SOPA Contest that they are taking part in during March in Bisho.
At the Inter-House Gala the following results were obtained :
|Crebo Cup for 200 yards Freestyle Open||Sarah Stone|
|U/14 Champion||Chelsea Waller|
|U/16 Champion||Aimee Pohlmann|
|Open Champion||Jess Beal-Preston|
|Victrix Ludorum / Knapp Shield||Jess Beal-Preston|
Congratulations to Jess Beal-Preston who broke the only records of the day! She broke her 2013 record for 2 x Breaststroke (old 53,97) with 48,55 in 2014. She also broke the Individual Medley record of 1:48,78 with 1:47,30 in 2014.
2013 Girls' High School Magazine available at the office for 2013 matriculants.
Queenstown District Athletics Meeting
At the Queenstown District Athletics Meeting held at the rec Anita Madike broke the 200m u/19 record with a time of 27,00s and Tegan Gibbens shattered the u/17 Javelin record with a distance of 28,46m.
isiXhosa Award To Girls' High School
Ms Nobuhle James received the award for the best isiXhosa 1st Additional Language results in the Queenstown District for 2013. Ms James, who has been teaching at Girls' High School for 10 years, can boast 7 A-aggregates from her 2013 Grade 12 class - an excellent achievement! This is the third consecutive year that Ms James received this award.
Valentine's Day @ GHS
The Girls' High School Interact Club organized a civvies day to celebrate Valentine's Day. The staff rose to the occasion and went 'back-to-school' for the day wearing school uniform.
Matric Class 2013