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Peterhouse Girls

Deputy Head of Peterhouse Girls Required for 2020

Applications are invited for the post of


w.e.f. January 2020

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with ambition who is aspiring to Headship in a few years’ time to join Zimbabwe’s premier independent school. The post has arisen following the appointment of Claire Hough, the current Deputy Head, to the position of Head Peterhouse Girls, after 5 years in post.

The successful applicant will be a graduate, will be in sympathy with the Anglican traditions and ethos of Peterhouse, will have a first class track record within the independent sector of education and will understand the culture and commitment required in a full boarding school.

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Interhouse Horse Riding 2019

Best Turned out Horse and Rider:
50cm class Georgia Grubb (Impala) and Savannah Seaman (Impala) on Magnum
70cm class Anna Freeth (Kudu) on Hassie
90cm class Sienna Page (Sable) on Jenna

Most Improved Rider:
Ashley Dziva (Eland)

Read more: Interhouse Horse Riding 2019

Head of Peterhouse Girls Announced for 2020

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Mrs Claire Hough as the new Head of Peterhouse Girls with effect from 1 January 2020.

Claire was educated at Rhodes University graduating in 1988. She taught at Watershed College and Arundel School and, in addition, worked in finance before joining Peterhouse Girls in 1996. Claire has been Deputy Head at Peterhouse Girls since January 2015 having previously been a Head of Department, Housemistress of D Block and Director of Sport.

Claire is married to Nigel. They have five children, the eldest three of whom completed their High School education at Peterhouse and are now at university and the youngest two of whom, Megan and Oliver, are in 6th form and B Block respectively.

Interact Variety Concert 2019

On the nights of the 10th and 11th of July the Interact Club produced its annual Variety Show, this year themed “Wild n Out”, which featured guest artist Blessing Chimanga.

We managed to raise a total of 9000 Bond from the tickets sales.

The money we made will go towards continuing our project of renovating the kitchen at Ida weKwakwo Old Peoples Home and to any future plans the club may have for next year.

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MUN Visit to Arundel 2019

Model United Nations (MUN)

Recently several delegates from our MUN went to Arundel for their annual conference. The topic for the conference was United in Change – Redefining Social Constructs.

Mrs. Makoni, Headmistress of Arundel, gave a riveting speech on that topic at the opening ceremony. We were also privileged to hear from Miss Delphine Serumaga, UN Woman Country Representative to Zimbabwe, who spoke to us on knowing ourselves and how that will help us in leading the future Africa.

The two days were filled with exciting debate and lots of fun as we got to meet new people whom we will never forget.

Read more: MUN Visit to Arundel 2019

Learner Guides Firearms Training 2019

Our Learner Guides pupils visited Cleveland Gun Club for an informative and practical training programme in the use of firearms.

We started with the safety lecture and then went on to firing handguns from a canoe which is part of the shooting exam. Next was the silhouette targets with a .22 which was fun.

Our Learner Guides then had the opportunity to fire heavy calibre weapons – a very valuable experience for all. Our thanks to the instructors and Cleveland for the use of their facilities.

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ATS Junior Debate 2019

Hosted by Peterhouse Girls School

Peterhouse Girls came 11th out of 15 schools with 946 points.
Thandiwe Dube came 22nd out of 72 speakers.
Mercy Magaya came 43rd out of 72 speakers.
Namitasha Mutsai came 52nd out of 72 speakers.

Read more: ATS Junior Debate 2019

Head of Springvale House Required for January 2020

Applications are invited for the post of


w.e.f. January 2020

Applications are invited for the post of Head of Springvale House w.e.f. January 2020 to replace Mr Graham Peebles who will be stepping down from the post at the end of the Michaelmas term 2019 after 26 years of outstanding service. This is a very exciting opportunity for the right candidate, not only to lead one of Zimbabwe’s most prestigious Prep Schools, but also to join the Peterhouse Group of Schools in a key leadership position.

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Once on this Island The Musical - Flyer 2019

We invite you to join us on Saturday the 27th of July for this year’s musical ‘Once On This Island’.

Drinks will be served from 1800, guests to be seated at 1845 and the musical commences at 1900. Tickets are ZW$15 each.

Please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you would like to book and/or pay for your ticket in advance?

We look forward to your support of the Peterhouse Music and Drama Departments.

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Koala Tertiary Education Expo 2019

Peterhouse will host the Koala Education Expo on Thursday18th July from 09:55 to 12:30 at the Megahey Center.

There will be eighteen (18) universities in attendance including:

Curtin University Malaysia
Curtin University Mauritius
Edith Cowan College (Australia)
Edith Cowan University (Australia)
Griffith University (Australia)

Read more: Koala Tertiary Education Expo 2019

Junior Musician of the Year 2019

Peterhouse Girls hosted this year’s event which saw 16 competitors entering from Peterhouse Boys and Peterhouse Girls each showing off their various musical talents.

The cup for the ‘Junior Musician of the Year’ was awarded to Rutendo Magomo (PHG)

Mufaro Mukonoweshuro (PHB) came second, overall, on his piano.