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Meet the Department Heads at Alberton High School.

Ms A Oosthuizen

Ms A. Oosthuizen
HOD Afrikaans

Ms Oosthuizen teaches Grade 10 to 12 Afrikaans and has been with the school for 11 years. Extramurally, she helps arrange Blood Drives, and is involved in athletics, softball and fundraising for the school. Her hobbies include being out in nature, reading and sport.

Mr K Mojapelo

Mr K. Mojapelo
Secondary Teacher's Diploma; Further Diploma in Education
HOD Physical Science; Maths & Maths Literacy; Technology; Natural Sciences

Mr Mojapelo has been at AHS for a number years, and oversees detention extramural. His interests include reading the bible, listening to Gospel music, worship, prayer, soccer, keeping up-to-date with current affairs and teaching

Mrs J. Potgieter

Mrs J. Potgieter
HE Diploma in Education; Grade 12 Examiner and Chief Marker: Physiology; Assessor: Specialist Education
HOD: Life Sciences

Mrs Potgieters teaches Grade 11 and 12 Life Sciences. Her interests include ballroom and Latin dancing and flower arranging.

Mrs T. Faia

Mrs T. Faia
BSc Home Economics Ed at UP; HOD Services
Hospitality Studies Teacher

Mrs Faia is a Member of the South African Chefs Association and has been teaching at Alberton High for 13 years. Her personal interests include reading and cooking.

Mr M. Engelbrecht

Mr M. Engelbrecht
HED Technica; B. Ed Hons
HOD EGD and Technology

Mr. Engelbrecht teaches the Grade 10 to 12 learners EGD.

Mrs L. Ferreira

Mrs L. Ferreira
BA Ed (Wits) 1987
HOD English

Mrs Ferreira has been with AHS for 20 years, and extramurally she is involved with public speaking, house plays, the eisteddfod and the school year book. Her motto is: "No matter how busy you may think you are, you must find time for reading or surrender yourself to self-chosen ignorance."

Mrs T. du Toit

Mrs T. du Toit
BA - Education Maths and Computer Studies; HED; Functional Therapy
IT Grades 10-12; CAT Grade 10; Life Orientation Grade 8

Mrs du Toit joined Alberton High at the beginning of June 2012. She has ample experience in teaching Computer Programming and Computer Application skills. She is the CAT and IT moderator for the district since 2010 and also grade 12 CAT marker since 2007. Mrs du Toit is a very talented individual and an asset to the IT department. Her motto is - "Teaching is a calling not a career". Mrs du Toit is involved with athletics & extra lessons extramurally.

Mr F. Swanepoel

Mr F. Swanepoel
Sport Coordinator 

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Mr Swanepoel has been with AHS for the past 9 years. Officially, his area of responsibility is as Sport Coordinator for the school, and he also assists as Master in Charge of Girls Cricket and acts as the girls U14A Hockey Coach. Personally, Mr Swanepoel enjoys field guiding and nature conservation.

Mrs L. Jardine

Mrs L. Jardine
T.H.E.D Mathematics II (Pretoria); F.D.E Computer Science and Statistics (CESA)
HOD Mathematics & Information Technology

Mrs Jardine is the Head of IT and CAT. She has more than 30 years teaching experience and more than 20 years experience in training and teaching computer programming skills. She currently teaches Grade 12 Information Technology and Grade 11 & 12 Mathematics. She started her computer career in 1990 as a Cobol programmer. She passed the South African Computer Users Council exam and has completed a Certificate Course in Computer Programming at UNISA with distinction. She also received a certificate of merit for outstanding achievement in an Advanced Course in Delphi Programming for teachers, organised by the North West University. She is a NSC Marker for Mathematics and has been appointed as a Teacher Moderator for Mathematics in the district. Her personal interests include reading, spending time with her animals and sudoku puzzles.

Mrs K. Kroukamp

Mrs K. Kroukamp
B. Ed
HOD Visual Art; Arts & Culture Cluster Leader; Teacher Moderator & Matric Marker

 Mrs Kroukamp has been with the school for 18 years, and is involved with basketball, athletics, the art eisteddfod and welfare drives extramural. Her personal interests include tae kwon-do, scuba diving and philosophy.

Mr J.J. Venter

Mr J.J. Venter
B Com. Sports Management (PUvCHO); HED (Post Grad) PUvCHO
HOD Business & Economics; Business Studies Grades 10-12

Mr Venter teaches Grades 10, 11 & 12 Business Studies and has been with AHS for 14 years. Extramurally he is involved in rugby, cricket and athletics. His hobbies include bird watching, sports and braaiing. His motto is: "Money is better than poverty, if only for financial reasons." Woody Allen

Mr W Badenhorst


Mr W. Badenhorst

HOD Life Orientation


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