Entries by Jolande Swartz

Sifunda Kunye writing camp 2021

  29 November 2021 Sifunda Kunye Literacy project hosts annual writing camps for our partner schools but due to COVID we were unable to host our annual writing camp. However, Sifunda Kunye launched an writing competition for our partner schools, together with our newsletter clubs and English faculty members at our schools our competition was […]

Rest in peace Liyema Botile

It is with the most heartfelt sorrow to announce the passing of one of our learners Liyema Botile (Mjekula) in Grade 10I. Liyema passed away on Sunday 12 September 2021 after a short illness. His funeral was held at his home in Lower Gxulu, Keiskammahoek on Saturday 18 September 2021. Liyema will be dearly missed. […]

Youth day celebrations 2021

Our school celebrated youth day in style this year, thank you to faculty, learners that made it a memorable day. History of youth day in South Africa June 16. Youth Day commemorates the Soweto youth uprising of 16 June 1976. In 1975 protests started in African schools after a directive from the then Bantu Education […]

Farewell to Ms Ngoma

We bid a sad farewell to Miss Ngoma who leaves Richard Varha after 14 years. Miss Ngoma will be remembered for being a staunch disciplinarian inside and outside the classroom. Her dedication, commitment and hard work will forever be remembered. We wish her well for her future endeavors and she will be greatly missed.

SGB Elections 2021

Newly elected Richard Varha School Governing Body (SGB) for 2021-2024 Principal: Mr Adonis   Parents: Ms Koleka Xabe, Mr Thembisile Mda, Ms Sandiswa Citywayo, Ms Nokhanyo Mfana, Mr Monwabisi Ntoni, Mr Xolela Njamini, Ms Thandi Halom, Mr Zolile Landingwe and Mr Zinzile Mhlanga. Educators: Mr Angel Ntsimango, Mrs Ntsiki Geya-Ndenze Non-teaching Staff: Mrs Zoliswa Mfecane-Mnxulwa […]

In loving memory Liyema Mquteni Grade 12 – 2021

It  is  with  great  sadness  to  announce the  untimely passing  on of one of our learners, Mquteni Liyema (Grade 12G) Liyema passed away on Saturday 20 March 2021. A drive-through Memorial Service  was held on  Friday  26  March  2021  at  his home  in  Dimbaza. The  funeral  service  took place  on  Saturday 27  March  2021.   Liyema […]