RGHS Weekly Bulletin 31 January 2019

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Grade-specific Assessment Planners for Term 1 have been loaded onto the Engage Parent Portal in the Document Library. These planners contain the formal assessments scheduled for each subject during the course of Term 1. Practical tasks such as PATs and orals are not included on these planners. Any changes to this schedule caused by unforeseen circumstances will be communicated to the learners well in advance of the date.

The Document Library is located on the Home page of the Parent Portal, in the bottom right corner of the screen. If you require any assistance accessing the portal, feel free to drop an email to



Music Update

Music Workshop with Amanda Tiffin

Another successful music workshop was held on Monday, 21 January in the Thomson Hall. The talented vocalist, Amanda Tiffin (Head of Jazz Studies at UCT) was invited to facilitate a jazz workshop on improvisation.  Read more...

 Photo: Mia Salonen

Music pupils visit the City Hall

On Thursday 24 January our subject Music pupils went to the City Hall to watch the Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra perform works by Jali, Poulenc and Rachmaninov.


Sports News

  • Tennis and Water Polo Results
  • Non-School Sports: Action Netball and Rowing News.
Read the Sports Report...
Congratulations to the U14 Water Polo Team who placed 2nd at the U14 Water Polo Festival hosted by Wynberg this past weekend.

LO Matters

  • Ms Norval and the Pride Campaign have arranged authors Haji Mohamed Dawjee and Rebecca Davis to speak on 4 February at 1pm in the Thomson Hall. All are welcome. Their books will also be on display and available for sale courtesy of The Book Lounge.
  • Stellenbosch University Open Day:  23 February
  • Foundations for Life is offering a Matric Study Skills Workshop at their Centre in Plumstead on the 8 February. Download the poster.
  • Careers /Tertiary Study lunchtime talk in S5 on 6 February by Allan Gray Orbis Fellowship for University Study
  • Scholar Tours to the UK and USA: See poster for details
  • Global Education Study Abroad Expo on 11 February:  Please register for free to avoid queues at the door on the following link: Global Education Expo 2019. This expo is free and open to the public and will be held at two separate venues: 

    ·  The Neelsie Student Centre, Stellenbosch University:  10.00am - 1.00pm

    ·  Kelvin Grove Club, Newlands:  3.00pm - 7.00pm

Past Pupil, Leigh Tobin Wright (E2008) from Inscape Design School with Ms Astrid Castle and the Grade 12 Design class. Ms Tobin talked to the design girls about the tertiary courses offered at the Inscape Design school and the young designer competition that they are running. 

125 Book Collection Project

Tanya van der Merwe (assisted by Ms Jordan Tame) is already working enthusiastically at Ms Bleby’s desk compiling a list of past RGHS learners and teachers and their works for the 125th Anniversary exhibition. She is awaiting further donations.

More details here...

Societies Day

2019’s Media Centre Head, Helen Brooke, and Deputy, Claire Roberts, encouraging learners to join the Media Centre Monitress Team on Societies Day. Click here for more photos of Societies Day.


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Claremont Ballet School presents ''You are Special'' based on the beloved story by Max Lucado.  A narrated dance show, it will warm your hearts and make you smile!  Saturday 2 March, 11am & 3pm shows. Bergvliet High School. R50. or whats app 081 413 9881.

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