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

GHS is incredibly proud Morgan White, an old girl of our school. Morgan matriculated from GHS in 2000, was a student teacher at GHS from 2002 to 2006 and a full-time qualified teacher at GHS in 2007. Morgan wrote 4 textbooks in the last 18 months. The accounting…more »

GRADE 8 APPLICATIONS

APPLICATIONS FOR 2021 ARE NOW CLOSED.

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

2019 Matric Results…more »

The 2019 MATRIC CERTIFICATES are ready for collection at the school office. 

BIRTHDAY WEEKEND 2020

This year we are holding a Virtual Birthday Service on Sunday 2 August 2020 to celebrate the 145th Birthday.

VIRTUAL BIRTHDAY SERVICE - CELEBRATING 145 YEARS!
JACQUI WIJTENBURG AT AWARDS CEREMONY

At the Chris Hani West Performance Based Awards Ceremony of 2020 Queenstown Girls’ High School received three District Awards presented by the District Director, Mr N. de Bruin, in the following categories:

  1. 28 continuous years of 100% matric pass rate
  2. 100% pass rate in the 2019 National Senior Certificate Examination
  3. Distinctions per subject in the 2019 NSC Examinations.

Thank you to JENN Training & Consultancy for sponsoring the Trophies. Once again, congratulations to the Class of 2019 and their teachers for these excellent achievements. Jacqui Wijtenburg, Stakeholder Relations Manager for QEF, received the awards on behalf of GHS.

Theo Anaxagoras
Headmaster
Tel: 045 839 4160

 

2020 PREFECT BOARD

GHS PRIZE GIVING

The Girls’ High School Prize Giving, was as usual, the highlight of the year. The major prize winners were :

HE NON NOBIS AWARD and The QUEENSWOOD TROPHY awarded in the SPIRIT OF HONOUR BEFORE HONOURS
OTHANDWAYO NCOBO

The LESLIE TROPHY and the STAR IN THE EAST LODGE PRIZE for Academic Achievement in Grades 11 and 12 as well as the FREDA SPENCE AWARD and the COCKIN CUP for the Dux Scholar of the School
ZIKHONA CENGIMBO

The SHIRLEY COTTERRELL TROPHY for integrity and a true concern for others
LINDI-LOIS de WET

The JOAN DENT MEMORIAL TROPHY to a girl who has made a success of her school career
LOGAN RAASCH

The LES TERWIN MEMORIAL TROPHY for the non-school prefect who has done the most for the school is awarded to
RULENE FOURIE

The DA FONSECA TROPHY for outstanding Commitment and Contribution to Sport
TEAGAN ROUX

OPPERMAN TROPHY for EXCELLENCE IN HER CHOSEN SPORT
TEAGAN ROUX

The R HAYES AWARD for the girl who has shown a keen spirit of Sportsmanship
LINDI-LOIS de WET

The POPE CUP for the BEST ALL ROUNDER
MONIQUE DA CRUZ

The HOUSE SHIELD is shared by GROOM & THOMAS

Lindi-Lois de Wet: R Hayes Award & Shirley Cotterrell Trophy

Othandwayo Ncobo: Non-Nobis Award

Othandwayo Ncobo: Non-Nobis Award

Zikhona Cengimbo: Dux Scholar

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!

QUEENSTOWN GIRLS’ HIGH SCHOOL TEST CATCH-UP RULING

TEST CATCH-UP RULING

  1. Learners who miss a Thursday Test will write the test the next day – Friday at 13:40
  2. If a learner miss a scheduled test and cannot produce a medical certificate or other ACCEPTABLE evidence of their absence, will receive ZERO for the assessment missed

Test Roster is available on / D6 / school notice boards

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.