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Peterhouse Girls

Head/School Secretary Required for 2019

Applications are invited for the post of


For 1 November 2019
(starting date is flexible for the right candidate)

The successful candidate will be a highly organised and motivated individual with previous administrative experience and strong IT skills.

Read more: Head/School Secretary Required for 2019

Peterhouse Open Day 2019

Monday 23rd September 2019

8.15am to 11.30am

Parents of Grade 6 girls are invited to Peterhouse Girls to experience some of what our school has to offer.

Please R.S.V.P. to receive further information.

Biology and Science Teacher Required for January 2020

Applications are invited for the post of


For January 2020

The successful applicant will be a graduate of a well-renowned university and will be able to teach Biology and one other Science subject up to IGCSE level. Experience teaching the Cambridge International Examinations syllabus will be an advantage.

Read more: Biology and Science Teacher Required for January 2020

Andie Kuipers takes on Morocco and Switzerland 2019

Andie Kuipers (Peterhouse Girls) and Laurelle Brown (Petrean) both competed for Triathlon at the Africa Games Rabat, Morocco 2019, in both the individual and Mixed Team Relay events.

Laurelle finished 2nd winning the Silver medal and Andie won the Bronze medal.
In the Mixed Team Relay event, Zimbabwe finished in 5th position.

Andie then proceeded to World Championships Lausanne, Switzerland where she had qualified to compete in the Junior U19 category. She finished a commendable 58th position out of 72 athletes.

Read more: Andie Kuipers takes on Morocco and Switzerland 2019

Equestrian Holiday News 2019

At the Bulawayo Horse of the Year show Katie Loubser won most promising Junior Trophy.

Then in Namibia she won the Cross country and her team came 2nd. Well done Katie! 

At the Shongweni Horse Trials in South Africa Sarah Loubser came 4th individually in the Africa Shield - Zimbabwe got Bronze, while Celeste Wright came 5th individually in the Africa Cup and Zimbabwe got Silver.

Senior Chaplain required for January 2020

Applications are invited for the post of


w.e.f. 1 January 2020

This is an ideal opportunity for someone wishing to join Zimbabwe’s leading independent school as Senior Chaplain.

The Peterhouse Group of Schools, with approximately 1,100 pupils, is looking to appoint a Senior Chaplain for Springvale House, Peterhouse Girls and Peterhouse Boys. Peterhouse was founded as an Anglican independent boarding school. The successful applicant will be an ordained priest of the Anglican Communion and have attended or had experience within the independent boarding school sector. He will also have a Degree/Diploma in Theology or Pastoral Ministry.

Read more: Senior Chaplain required for January 2020

Blue Cross 500km Riding Challenge 2019

The Blue Cross is a 500km journey from the lowest point in Zimbabwe to the highest. The journey is done to raise funds for the ZNSPCA.

Team: Danielle Anderson, Deborah Davy, Bridget Lapham, Kyra Zartmann, Abigail Davy, Shaun Uriri, Courtney Wellock, Mr F Pakati, Mr D Zartmann, Mr S Lapham, Mr D Trewartha, Mrs M Davy and Mrs K Trewartha.

We gathered at the stables on the Saturday morning to load and send off our horses. The horses all loaded well and there was great excitement in the air. The truck was finally all ready to go and Francis set off to Mutare where they spent the night.

Read more: Blue Cross 500km Riding Challenge 2019

RIFA Educational Trip 2019

Vth Form Biology & Geography Pupils and Learner Guides

27 pupils and three staff went on the RIFA trip during the last week of Trinity term.
The Zambezi valley is very dry this year which meant there was a constant stream of animals to the waterhole in front of camp.

Activities included a vulture watch, Impala dissection, map work and rivers, aquatic ecology, fish dissection, biltong making and target practice.
The day would start with a pre breakfast walk with worksheets being handed in and marked before the final debrief - our top pupils were Chido Madera, Madeleine Norton and Seamus Ratcliff.

Read more: RIFA Educational Trip 2019

Group Newsletter 29 - Trinity Term 2019

Dear Parents and Friends of Peterhouse,

Please follow the link to our Peterhouse Group of Schools Group Newsletter - Trinity Term 2019.


It contains snippets of information from events that took place last term and major events for this term.

NASP Archery hosted by Peterhouse 2019

NASP Inter schools Archery Tournament hosted by Peterhouse. There were 65 archers of all ages from over six different schools.

The Peterhouse A Team came second overall, just 3 points behind the winners, Archers Access.

Paulo Marruchi came first in the Senior Boys Competition with 291 out of a possible 300 points.

Xuan Zehong came second in the Senior Boys Competition with 289 out of a possible 300 points.

Read more: NASP Archery hosted by Peterhouse 2019

Interact Club Visit to Ida weKwako Old Age Home 2019

Recently the Interact Club visited Ida weKwakwo Old Age Home to deliver new appliances for their kitchen.

As a Club, we decided to direct the majority of our raised funds to renovating the Ida weKwakwo kitchen. Money from the Valentine’s Day roses’ sales in February this year bought the Old Age Home a new refrigerator and a new electrical stove.

We presented the new appliances to the residents who were completely overwhelmed and literally beaming with delight! Some stood up and began to lead in song which everyone joined in. It was a happy and fulfilling afternoon; we left the Home with a very cheerful group of people.

By Natalie Moores