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Peterhouse Girls

Global Young Leaders Conference 2017

Congratulations to the following pupils who are attending the GYLC in the United States.

Tadiwanashe Govore, Julia Lagesse, Jessica Davis, Yemurai Machacha, Kuzdswaishe Chizveto, Mazvita Mtausi-Gwaradzimba, Taonga Mushoma, Courage Kusena, Emma Smith.

This 10-day leadership journey provides an out-of-classroom learning experience and rigorous curriculum that equips students from across the United States and more than 145 countries with the confidence, independence, skills, and global competitiveness required of the next generation of future leaders.

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Interact Variety Concert 2017

The Peterhouse Interact Club held its annual Variety Show dubbed ‘Fight Night’ from Tuesday the 11th to Thursday the 13th Of July in the Fieldsend Hall. Club members worked hard to put the show together and the atmosphere suited the theme. Acts ranged from ‘boxers’, to rappers, hip hop dancers and choirs; to duets, crowd pleasers and fashion modelling.

Special guest performances from Vera, accompanied by her band (Mr Covini on the drums) and Petrean ‘Don Don’ added some spice to the show, not excluding the professionally managed lights and sound that we were privileged enough to have (Thanks to Mr St John).

Overall, the boys and girls had a great time (with many of them saying this has been their best Interact Variety Show yet). The show ran slick and most importantly, the club raised some money for charity (about a $3000 profit).

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International Mathematics Competition 2017 – Lucknow, India

This year Peterhouse entered into the International Mathematics Competition for Schools for the first time. Four girls and six boys qualified for the team, which will tour to India for the international competitions. The touring group comprises of sixteen participants drawn from Peterhouse Girls, Peterhouse Boys, Chisipite Senior and St George’s schools. They leave on the 23rd of July 2017 and return on the 1st of August.

Congratulations to:

Peterhouse Girls
Sarah Burdett, Kayla Kalweit, Joanne Mudzimuirema and Amy Scott Elliott.
Peterhouse Boys
Travis Arnold, Dyllan Grant, Nigel Mushayavanhu, Kyle Saywood, Cullen Shoesmith and Cory Versfeld.

Africa Shield Namibia Equestrian Event 2017

Congratulations to Kylie Loubser and Hailey Hawkins who have been selected to represent Zimbabwe at the 1* Africa Shield in Namibia, which will be held on the 5th-6th August 2017.
Only four riders from Zimbabwe were selected and Peterhouse Girls has two of the representatives.

Their coach, also from the Peterhouse Equestrian Center, Celeste Wright, will be travelling as the team coach.

MTB Spur Hellenic at Shishawasha 2017

Congratulations to our Mountain Bike Riders who competed in this event – especially to our U14s Sub Junior A Boys who took the first five places!

Keith Elliott PETERHOUSE U14 1st
Scott Price PETERHOUSE U14 2nd
Sebastian Bicknell PETERHOUSE U14 3rd
Taine Chapman PETERHOUSE U14 4th
Garikayi Madzamba PETERHOUSE U14 5th

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Nursery School Day of the Fairy Tale 2017

In recognition of ‘The Day of the Fairy Tale’ children at the Peterhouse Nursery School were encouraged to come dressed as their favourite fairy tale character for the day.

The day was spent discussing the various fairy tales and admiring each other’s costumes (or helping Tin Man with his outfit). The Peterhouse D Block (Form 1) boys came to read fairy tales to small groups of children as part of their English lesson, while acting out the stories as best they could. The Peterhouse C Block (Form 2) boys also visited the nursery school to play fairy tale inspired games.

Read more: Nursery School Day of the Fairy Tale 2017