Achievements in June/July

July 03, 2018 | Girls’ College

DANCE

Roxanne Steenkamp and Jenna White recently competed in the SA Body of Dance competition at the Linder Auditorium.  They competed in the the modern dance category and won gold for their duet entitled "Everybody Hurts". 
Roxanne also performed in the principle role of Queen of Hearts in the Ovation Youth Dance Company's production "Alice in Wonderland" at the Roodepoort Theatre over half term.

Roxanne Steenkamp

Jenna White

EQUESTRIAN

Congratulations to our students who competed in the SANESA qualifier:

Beginner: 

  • Georgia Kontominas - 1st Equitation

Level 1:

  • Zoe Norton - 3rd Performance Rider 

Level 2: 

  • Piper Crow - 1st Showjumping
  • Kristin Leeming - 2nd Showjumping
  • Olivia Wagner - 3rd Showjumping
  • Erin Bastion - 1st In-hand Utility

Level 3:

  • Erin Bastion - 3rd Performance Riding
  • Erin Bastion - 3rd Working Riding
  • Teagan Ralph - 1st Working Hunter
  • Piper Crow - 2nd Working Hunter
  • Erin Bastion 3rd & 1st Prix Caprilli
  • Kristin Leeming - 2nd Handy Hunter

Level 4:

  • Teagan Ralph - 1st Equitation

Level 5:

  • Piper Crow - 1st Performance Riding

Level 6:

  • Kristi Fourie - 3rd Showjumping

Georgia Kontominas

Zoe Norton

Piper Crow

Kristin Leeming

 

Olivia Wagner

Erin Bastion

Teagan Ralph

Kristi Fourie

WATER POLO

Jordan Wedderburn & Natasja Troskie have been selected for the SA U16A Water Polo team and Nicolle Cronje, Tatum Lomax and Abigail Sooku have been selected for the SA U16B Water Polo team to participate in the Pan Pacific Youth Festival in Auckland in July.

Jordan Wedderburn, Tatum Lomax, Nicolle Cronje, Abigail Sooku, Natasja Troskie

DIVING

Well done to Bailey Heydra and Bailey Davenport who have been selected to represent South Africa at the FINA World Junior Championships in the Ukraine in July.

Bailey Heydra

Bailey Davenport

ARCHERY

Phoebe Coetzee in grade 8 won a silver medal a the Gauteng provincial championships for Junior Female Olympic Recurve Bow.

Phoebe Coetzee

TENNIS

Well done to Jess Assenmacher who was invited to participate and compete in the South African ladies FEDCUP Tennis Camp and Tournament which was held during half term. Twenty four of the top South African women tennis players were invited to participate in the 4 day camp. The camp was aimed at players who wish to pursue tennis professionally or at a college level in America.

Jessica Assenmacher

NETBALL

Well done to the U15A and U16A teams who made it through to the D13 Netball Championships just before half term. The U15A team won gold and the U16A won silver.

U15 A Netball Team

U16 A Netball Team

MUSIC

Congratulations to the following students who recently passed their Royal Schools of Music practical examinations.  
Criteria is as follows:  Pass = 100-119/150 Merit = 120-129/150 Distinction = 130+/150

  • Amanda Aitken Grade 8 Voice Pass
  • Natasja Troskie Grade 7 Piano Merit
  • Malou Jessen Grade 4 Piano Merit

Amanda Aitken

Natasja Troskie

Malou Jessen

ROCK CLIMBING

Tegwen Oates in grade 9 represented Gauteng and was placed 5th in the South African Nationals for lead Rock Climbing.

Tegwen Oates

Tegwen Oates in action

POWER LIFTING

Congratulations to our Science HOD, Zoe Bibbings. She recently squatted 175kg and broke the world record that was 162.5kg in her division. She also won the trophy for Best Overall Squatter across all divisions, based on power to body weight ratio.

Mrs Zoe Bibbings

ACADEMICS

Congratulations to our newest staff member, Mr Shepherd Magwegwe completed another degree and passed his Bachelor of Education Honours in Education Managements, Law and Policy with Distinction from the University of Pretoria.

Mr Shepherd Magwegwe