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Jeppe Girls proudly presents Showcase

…an extravaganza of drama, dance and music on 11th and 12th May. Tickets will go on sale in term 2.


Help us crochet 3km of scarves for 67 Blankets for Nelson Mandela Day

67blankets for Nelson Mandela are again going for a world record in July this year – the longest crocheted scarf. […]

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Getting into the spirit of the 90th Flower Show

Getting into the spirit of the 90th Flower Show which takes place on Friday 23rd February and Saturday 24th February, […]


Aquelle Midmar Mile Medalists

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Public Speaking

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Public speaking is an extremely popular activity at Jeppe. During the first term each year, ten teams are entered into the Public Speaking Festival organised by The College of Speech and Drama. Each team is trained by a member of staff and the girls are able to learn the skills of communicating with an audience, working in a group and writing meaningful speeches.

In the second term, the Individual Best Speaker competition is held. A number of pupils participate in this competition. Pupils work independently and trophies are awarded to the best Junior, Senior and Impromptu speakers.

An Afrikaans Public Speaking competition was run for the first time in 2015. Girls took part in their grades and prepared speeches on given topics.

The following girls were recognised in 2017 for their contribution to public  speaking:

Full Colours (New) – Ntsakisi Ntsekhe

Full Colours (Re-award) – Yaseera Mayet, Kayla Teixeira, Raeesah Vahab and Tiffany Harzon

Half Colours (New) – Alexia Rei Wilton, Sashenka Naicker, Cailin Fourie, Hlakaniphile Mngomezulu and Carmen Parker

Merit – Melissa Joseph, Tiffany Jane Wilton, Kirsten Dickinson, Abigail Hartley and Jenna Searle

Team – Yaseera Mayet, Sashenka Naicker, Kayla Teixeira and Raeesah Vahab