VHS Hostel Accommodation

VHS Hostel Accommodation

Seeking tranquil hostel accommodation with a touch of exclusivity? Specious 3 bed bedrooms are available for R29 150 per learner per year. We are under Vryheid High administration and offer accommodation to learners from grade 7 – 12 irrespective of which school you attend. Limited to 18 boys and 18 girls. Enquiries: The principal at

Vryheid High School Leaders 2019

VHS Head Leaders 2019

The head leaders for 2019 are: Hostel head boy: Sipho Ndebele together with Owami Buthelezi as the hostel head girl. The deputy head boys at school are: Sipho Ndebele and Abdulla Jasat The deputy head girls are: Tebogo Sedise and Kwandi Nkosi The head boy is Andi Niebuhr and head girl is Rebekka Barnard. Amazing

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Vryheid High School Girls' Cricket

Three days of exciting cricket were on display during the holiday when VHS hosted the 2nd edition of the girls’ cricket festival. De la Salle Holy Cross College from Johannesburg and Felixton College were the visiting schools this year, while the Pongola development team also came through to play matches. De La Salle were the

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VHS Tennis

VHS Tennis Woensdag, 12 September het VHS en Pionier dit behoorlik uitgeveg op ons tennisbane. VHS wen die dogtersafdeling met 5 punte en Pionier seëvier in die seunsafdeling met 2 punte. VHS is die algehele wenners in hierdie toernooi. Baie dankie en baie geluk aan al die tennisspelers wat deelgeneem het. Baie geluk ook aan


Another weekend to remember. ACTS GROUP Die 1e span krieketmeisies spee teen Ferrum en verloor hul wedstyd met 20 lopies. Die 2e span meisies en hul wedstyd teen Newastle Hoër. Die meisies se wedstryd op Pongola teen die Zululnd Hub span word na 10 boulbeurte agv die reën afgelas. Baie dankie aan al die meisies

VHS Sporting Heroes

VHS sporting heroes

On Friday and Saturday, VHS played against some of the bigger schools at the Sevens Rugby tournament held at Pionier. The u/15 boys won the bowl which is a marvellous achievement. The 1st and part of the 2nd boys’ soccer team received their 15 new jackets. The coaches and players would like to thank Shoe’s

Kwandilokuhle Nkosi

Young Yale Achiever. There were over 5000 applications from South Africa and Kwandilokuhle Nkosi (grade 11) was one of three learners from South Africa to be selected to attend the Young Yale African Scholars program from 29 July to 7 August. This is how she experienced: “Habari Za Asubuhi”, this means good morning in Swahili

Vryheid High School - Top 10 - 2018

Die graad 8 top 10 is verlede week aangekondig en hierdie leerders het gewys hoe harde werk gedoen word. The positions are determined on the promotion marks after the June examination. Congratulations to these learners for their hard work and great achievement. The top achiever in grade 8 is Tahira Sheik. The other learners are

Höerskool Vryheid High School - Sport uitblinkers

Sport uitblinkers

Sport uitblinkers. Gedurende die Julie vakansie het verskeie leerlinge VHS op provinsiale vlak verteenwoordig. Sommige van hierdie leerders het buitengewone prestasies behaal. Chloé Henstock was part of the NKZN hockey team and was also selected as the captain of the u/16 team. Linamandla Mngomezulu played for the Inland Country District boys’ hockey team. Zuríke Marais

Anton Immelman

VHS high-flying oldies Miguel Machado (matriculated 2015) began his professional cricket career at the GKC High Performance Academy in November 2017 with the motivation to deepen the understanding of his game and explore his potential as a cricketer. Fast forward to July 2018 and the Frinton-on-sea Cricketer not only has made his debut for the

VHS Holiday Achievers

VHS Holiday Achievers

VHS Holiday Achievers. After a well-deserved winter rest, it is wonderful to welcome all students and staff back to the third term. With all marks in and reports handed out, the stage is set for some serious academic commitment to be had. Op 23 Junie 2018 het Mieke van der Walt na Duban gereis om

Zululand District

On Saturday, 9 June Sigcinokuhle Sibeko (gr. 11) participated in the Zululand District Championship at Cecil Emmet Hall.  Although he competed against adults, he managed to be selected for the Zulu District Chess Team, winning 3, drawing 1 and losing 1 match in all. Sigcinokuhle proved that he will not be checked mate by obviously

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Our amazing children’s achievements. Nicole Wessels (gr 8Vd) achieved her SA colours in karate when she received 2 gold medals at the national tournament. Well done and we are very proud of you, Nicole Wessels! The following girls’ cricket players attended the 1st round trials. Kayla High (10 A); Michelle Meier (10 A); Chloe Henstock

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EAA Young Eagles

On Friday, 27 April a selected few learners were invited by the EAA Young Eagles program to be part of an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. These 31 learners had the opportunity to get a front row experience in a light aeroplane, some even getting the chance to handle the controls and fly themselves. The learners were: Khulani

Developing our future leaders

The weekend of 4 – 5 May was filled with a lot of exciting sport activities.  The following girls were selected to participate in the KZN netball trials in Durban.  Lukhona Moloi, Mukelwe Sibiya, Jelaine Spies, Lethu Sibeko, Mieke vd Walt, Siyamthanda Zulu, Siza Mjwara, Zimele Zungu, Refeloe Moloi, Thando Ndlela, Zurika Marais, Zethembe Mdlalose. 


1st Team Netball Players – Winners on the sport field On Thursday, we played an away game against Landbou.  Although the weather was cold, our learners were on fire on the fields.  The three netball teams and two hockey teams won all their games.  The rugby boys were intent on beating Landbou and tried their

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Exciting holiday activities

Die volgende leerlinge het deurgedring na die tweede rondte van die Wiskunde Olimpiade aangesien hulle meer as 50% behaal het.  Graad 9: Badrulalam Kathrada, Elvin Varghese, Khuzaima Sheik, Tasnia Akhtaruzzaman, Rudi Oltman, Leo Mattison.  Graad 10: Uzair Cassim, Daniel Gryffenberg, Kyle Crous, Medinah Khan, Sanele Menyuka.  Graad 11: Antoinette Colloty, Kwandi Nkosi. Graad 12: Benjamin

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Our gratitude to the generosity of the community. Yet another week has passed and although all is quiet on the sport front, academics is still going full steam ahead. As you might have noticed, the front garden is being given a facelift.  After a lot of the old plants were removed and replanted elsewhere in

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Snake Awareness

Five of our learners, Jens Hellberg, Vaun Hellberg, Mieke van der Walt and Liam Comins attended a Snake Awareness, First Aid for Snakebite and Venomous Snake Handling Course at PheZulu Safari Park hosted by the Snakebite Institute on Saturday, 17 February 2018.  The course was hosted by Johan Marais, one of Africa’s leading herpetologists with

Value-driven school

A Value-driven school

A Value-driven school In 2016 Vryheid High School embarked on a new approach to addressing the holistic development of learners: to ensure not only their academic readiness for “life in the real world”, but also their moral and emotional development and readiness. In a collaborative exercise involving the learners, teachers, school management and SGB, five

Vryheid High School Midmar Dam Swimming

Saturday and Sunday, five learners competed in the yearly Midmar. We would like to congratulate the learners on competing in this momentous event especially Kirsten Hellberg who completed her first 8-mile. Catia Marques, Bianka Hellberg, Xander Richards and Lisa Steffensen. FRONT:  B Hellberg, X Richards, C Marques. BACK:  C Marques, K Hellberg, M Odendaal &

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Hoërskool Vryheid High - FRUIT FESTIVAL

Annual fruit festival

Safety first From Monday, 29 January ten educators began their level 1 first aid training. The educators enjoyed themselves as part of the training was to practise on their peers. This cumulated to the test on Friday. Thank you to the KwaZulu Natal Private Ambulance services for presenting this workshop. Een van ons leerders, Antoinette

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The class of 2017 produced very pleasing results. 158 candidates sat for the examination of which 137 passed while 4 candidates’ results were incomplete. The pass rate was 89% and 57% of the candidates met the required standard for higher education. Stefanie Lilje, Bradley Formo and Jürgen Paul obtain 7 A’s while Adjo Minlah had

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We, the 2018 headboy and headgirl of Vryheid High School, would like to take this opportunity to thank the school and our fellow scholars for the roles that they have entrusted us with. It is truly an honour to find ourselves in such an enriching position. We take on these positions realizing the responsibility we

historical school bell

Ons is amper klaar. Die skool is in rep en roer met voorbereiding vir die merksentrum, so wel as voorbereiding vir volgende jaar.  Verlede week was die einde in sig toe ons graad 11 leerders hul eksamen afgesluit het met lewenswetenskap prakties. Last week Tuesday, we ended our school exams with grade 11 LFSC practicals

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Learners writing Maths

‘It’s the FINAL COUNTDOWN…!’ que trumpets and dramatic music. By the time this is printed, our learners will have less than a week left of their final exams of 2017! By this time next week, they will be free citizens and their teachers, the patient captives of marking, finalizing reports, checking and rechecking everything. Ons

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Learners Writing Exams

Daar is ‘n stilte wat oor die skool heers en leerders is hard besig met hul finale eksamens en onderwysers is druk besig om hierdie kennis na te gaan met ‘n rooi pen. Here at VHS the whole school has boarded the exam train and it is full steam ahead. We are already one week

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Vryheid High School PREFECTS 2018

The learners and staff at Vryheid High School are eagerly preparing for the final stretch before the exams next week. This is the last full week of school and the last chance to ask questions and clarify uncertainties. In the week that passed we also announced our head leaders for 2018. Dit is die laaste

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Sbongakonke Thabede Cricket Player Vryheid High School

This week we are rolling out the red carpet for our top achievers with our prize giving ceremonies. We also give feedback on our library awards ceremony that Ms Harris attended. We are already preparing for the 2018 rugby season and we have more good news on the cricket front. Dit is hierdie week Woensdag

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Weston Cricket

Die besige vakansie is verby en daar is vele aktiwiteite om op terugvoering te gee. Die pas by VHS gaan lê nie sommer nie. Die krieketseisoen kom tot ‘n einde en leerders begin die laaste akademiese wedloop in hierdie kort kwartaal. We would like to congratulate Ms. Harris and her team at the VHS media

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In this week that has passed we celebrated our rich cultural heritage in true rainbow nation style with a colour festival. We also embraced our sporting heritage on the cricket pitch and soccer field and to ensure balance we have some academic news to report as well. Die 1ste krieketspan het verlede Woensdag, 20 September,

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ACTS Community outreach

ACTS Community outreach

ACTS Community outreach On Friday, 15 September, twenty learners from the VHS ACTS group (Association for Christian Teachers and Students) visited the children at the Inkululeko Children’s Home. The purpose of the visit was to spend some time playing with and getting to know the children.  It was also to encourage them to always put

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VHS all over the show

It was a busy week at VHS with plenty of activities all over Northern-KZN. This past Saturday the prospective Grade 8’s and their parents had successful interviews at school. Thank you to Mr Patrick Friend for the information shared on behalf of the SGB. Baie geluk aan die volgende leerlinge wat sertifikate ontvang het na

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INTERACT 2018 committee from left to right back row: Mrs. E. v.d. Heever; M. Filter; I. Akhtauzzama. Front row: S. Ebrahim; R. Ally; A. Jacobs. It is Spring and a time for renewal – as we say farewell to our old committee members and welcome new faces and new ideas in our committees. In the


This week we are able to brag with a plethora of excellent achievements by our learners in a variety of disciplines, once more show casing our ability to nurture well-rounded individuals. News streamed in the past week about a South African angler, a rider representing her province, dancers excelling and cricketers joining the elite squad.

The week that has passed has been jam-packed with activities of all kind. We donated food to those in need, we awarded academic accolades to our grade 8s and we kept warm by running around on the sport fields. The Inkanyiso School was in dire need of food and our Interact learners took the initiative


Daar is baie om op terugvoering te gee hierdie week en dit is verstommend om te dink in so ‘n kort week het ons leerling so baie vermag. Ons gee hierdie week terugvoering oor van ons leerders waarvan een aan die Eskom Wetenskap Ekspo deelgeneem het, ‘n leerder wat nou gekwalifiseerd is as ‘n hokkie

Vryheid High School NARCANON

Learners received their certificates for the NARCANON peer counselor course they completed. Another week has passed and our matric learners have ticked off one more event on their school leavers to-do list. The matric farewell, Deck and Dice Ball, went off without a hitch. The hall looked dramatic, the learners elegant and it was a

Kwa-Zulu Natal Inland Cricketers (from left to right) R. Benecke, C. High, S. Thanethe, J. Stoltenkamp.

UITBLINKERS EN SKITTER BLINKERS. Kwa-Zulu Natal Inland Cricketers (from left to right) R. Benecke, C. High, S. Thanethe, J. Stoltenkamp. Dit is met groot trots dat ons weereens kan spog met ons krieket stêrre. Verlede week het ons een van ons oudleerlinge, Miguel Machado, geluk gewens met sy prestasies oorsee en hierdie week plaas ons

Finish Line

It is almost the end of the term and the start of the holidays and we here at VHS are working furiously behind the scenes to make sure that everything continues to run smoothly at the school. We would like to encourage our learners to, in the words of Electric Light Orchestra, ‘hold on tight

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It is with sadness that we wish two of our young staff members farewell and good luck on the new and exciting ventures that they are taking their careers in.  We are also excited to report on one of our new staff member’s initiatives to help her grade 11 learners revise. Mrs. Kirsten Feather and

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This weekend we had the last of our winter sport against Pongola and we ended the season on a high note winning all our matches, before returning to our studies and marking as the exam is in full swing here at Vryheid High School. The results were as follow: Netball u/15                 27 – 9

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KZN Inlands Country District Team

RISES TO THE CHALLENGE. KZN Inlands Country District Team. Congratulations to 4 of our hockey players who have been selected to the KZN Inlands Country District Team.  U/18:  Mohammad Dhooma, Jürgen Paul and u/16:  Sisekelo Hadebe and Kyle Crous (non-travelling reserve). Op Saterdag, 3 Junie 2017, was ons wintersportdag teen Hoërskool Pionier.  Ons wil graag

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Brightly coloured tekkies of students and teachers.

Brightly coloured tekkies of students and teachers. Die week wat verby is, was ‘n redelike besige en vol gepakte week hier by Hoërskool Vryheid en die week wat kom is net so besig. Ons is nie net besig om voor te berei vir die eksamen, wat volgende week begin nie, maar ons gaan ook bietjie

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Natal under 14 netball non-travelling reserve Ons het hierdie naweek wat verby is kragte gemeet teen Hoërskool Dundee, ons leerlinge is hard aan die oefen vir ons revue aan die einde van die jaar geskryf deur oudleerling, Tiaan van Niekerk, en Mieke van der Walt blink uit op die netbalbaan. We would like to congratulate

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WINTER SPORT AND CRICKET VICTORY This past week we played against Ferrum High School at home and we traveled to Newcastle to play Amajuba. One of our educators received high honours and we are still working diligently in the classroom in preparation for the exams looming ever closer. We would like to congratulate Mr. Duvan

What a busy holiday our students and staff had here at VHS. We hosted a successful, thirtieth rugby week and our first team girls hockey went to camp Discovery. We hit the road running for the second term and we have already had our first parents evening and sporting weekend against Newcastle High School Die

Romans Pizza Sponsors

On Tuesday, 14 March, the girls first team hockey had a very successful, and fun filled shadow evening at the local Spur. They would like to thank all those that supported the team, as well as Christopher and his team of waiters who helped the girls along. The first team hockey girls are currently fundraising

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Melissa Hibbert en Rebekka Barnard

Melissa Hibbert en Rebekka Barnard by die E.G. Jansen Redenaarskompetisie | Rugbyweek, Redenaars en Hokkie  The learners of VHS have once again shown their ability to not only participate, but also achieve respectable results on multiple platforms in the past week. The arrangements for the VHS Nashua Maluti Rugby Week are in full swing and

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Swimmers on their way to NKZN trial gala. Catia Marques, Kirsten Hellberg, Lisa Steffensen, JD Hattingh, Morné Odendaal. This weekend our winter sport teams played away, against Richards Bay High School, two of our girls went for Natal A-team hockey trials and our swimmers braved the colossal 50m swimming pool, at Kingsmead, for the NKZN

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