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Join us for our 2019 Flower Show

Friday 22nd February 14:30-18:00 and Saturday 23 February 08:30-12:30 Entrance Adults R10, Scholars R5. Refreshments will be on sale.

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Code of Conduct 2019

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Allan Gray Scholarship for Ntsakisi

Congratulations to Ntsakisi Ntsekhe (class of 2018) who has been awarded a scholarship from the prestigious Allan Gray Orbis Foundation. […]

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100% pass rate for the 25th year in succession

Congratulations to our class of 2018. They continued the school’s legacy of excellence by attaining a 100% pass rate, the […]

Newsletter December 2018

December Newsletter 2018

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Debating

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As the world continually shifts, posing new questions daily about human experience and ethics, it is often challenging to decide where to stand as society confronts increasingly complex issues. For the speakers of the Jeppe Girls’ Debating team, it these very issues that must be probed, researched and argued convincingly about over the course of the year.

Speaking skills are developed and honed in practice sessions and the friendly ongoing rivalry with the Jeppe Boys’ team allows both junior and senior speakers to practice their speaking in a series of friendly, but often hotly contested, debates.

The Interhouse Debating competition saw many passionate speakers represent their houses in the third term.

According to Margaret Heffernan, “For good ideas and true innovation, you need human interaction, conflict, argument and debate”. The Jeppe Girls’ Debating team embodies this philosophy, and we look forward to continued Debating growth and talent.

Office Bearers for 2018

Captain: Jayme Smith and Vice Captains: Ntsakisi Ntsekhe and Humayra Akhalwaya

The following girls were recognised during 2018 for their contribution to debating:

 

Merit Award: Marlene Angwafor and Aisha Sow

Team: Humayra Akhalwaya, Ntsakisi Ntsekhe and Jayme Smith