Entries by Jolande Swartz

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 […]

Well done Jezile Qhayiya

Top Achiever, Jezile Qhayiya, achieved 6 distinctions with 100% in Life Orientation, 100% in Agricultural Sciences, 92% in Physical Sciences, 92% in Life Sciences, 89% in Mathematics and 85% in IsiXhosa   Qhayiya was also awarded Position 1 in Buffalo City HDI schools by the MEC.

Class of 2020

The year 2020 will go down in history as  the year life as we know it came to a “’stand still, the world encountered a pandemic that in still an ongoing fight. The class of 2020 fought hard and gave their best, our school was able to achieve a 70% overall pass rate.   

Celebrating 30 years

27 February 2021   On this day, 30 years ago, Richard Varha High School was founded under the name “Samkelekile Senior Secondary School” under the principalship of the late Mr W.M. Besman “Tshangisa!!!” The first staff members included Mrs Magengenene, Mr Tshefu, Miss Mzukwa, an 18-year-old Miss Vokwana, Miss Majola, Miss Mzimba, Miss Khonqwana.   […]

Farewell 2020

27 October 2020 Richard Varha bids farewell to Miss Koleka Nontso who has left us and transferred to Mthatha after 5 years. All staff and learners at Richard Varha would like to thank Miss Nontso for all her years of dedication in helping the school grow and achieve what it is today. We appreciate all […]