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Groote Schuur High School
Palmyra Road, Newlands, Western Cape, 7700
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021 674 2165
fax: 021 671 9436


Mission Statement

At Groote Schuur High School we.......
  • foster an attitude of respect for all.
  • work in an attractive and disciplined environment.
  • strive to provide professional tuition at the highest level.
  • maintain a balance between spiritual, academic. cultural and sporting activities.
  • believe in promoting the values of tolerance and respect for all forms of faith and culture.
  • believe in challenging problems and solving them with creativity and innovation.
  • are eager to fulfil our role in the southern suburbs, as well as in the broader community.

Head leaders for 2014

From left: 2014 Deputy Head Boy Ross Viljoen, Head Boy Anees Teladia, Head Girl Tamara Kleinschmidt, Deputy Head Girl Zenande Ndesi

Matric 2013 Achievers

Groote Schuur High School congratulates the class of 2013! Dux of School with 5 A's is Chad Quickfall who plans to study Chemical Engineering at UCT. Reyanah Slamdien also achieved 5A's and is planning to do either Law or English at UCT. Aaqilah Willenberg who achieved 4 A's is studying for a B Comm degree in 2014. Other achievers were: Dayaan Abarder, Natheem Jacobs and  Maliekah Roberts each garnering 3 distinctions. We wish all our matrics the very best for their future.

Class of 2013 - Top Achievers
Chad QuickfallReyanah SlamdienAaqilah WillenbergDayaan AbarderNatheem JacobsMaliekah Roberts

GSHS Jazz Band and Vocal Ensemble

Directed by Lee-Anne Fortuin and Ronel Nagfaal
This band was formed in September 2012 (mentored by Lee-Anne Fortuin) and already they have shown such great promise within a short period of time. The band consists of 9 members ranging from the ages of 14 – 17.
They have performed at the Arts and Culture Focus schools live performance workshop, which forms part of the Cape Town International Jazz Festival. This was one of the highlights of the year. They have performed at concerts/music evenings held at Groote Schuur high school. They have also performed at the Jazz on the Lawn Festival hosted by St Josephs Marist College this year. This was their first public performance that took place outside of the Groote Schuur grounds, and the response was overwhelming. They obtained 87% for their performance at the annual FACETS competition at San Souci Girls High School this year.
The band has a versatile repertoire consisting of different tunes of different genres, such as local and international Jazz, Pop, House, Contemporary, Reggae & Rock.

Directed by Lee-Anne Fortuin

Jazz band 2013The ensemble was formed in February 2012. They consist of all vocal studies students who are pursuing vocals as their main practical instrument. The group consists of 13 talented singers.
They have performed at numerous functions that took place at Groote Schuur High School, such as the annual High Tea, Easter services, music evenings and concerts that were held at the school. They performed at the Jazz on the Lawn Festival at St Josephs Marist College this year. They were entered into their first competition at the beginning of the 2nd term 2013, and they won their category at the annual FACETS competition held at San Souci High School. 
This versatile group has a repertoire consisting of different genres such as Jazz, Pop and Contemporary.

2013 Ample Sports Soccer Festival

GSHS photo's

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