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At Alberton High School we attempt to provide numerous opportunities for learners to broaden their horizons with regard to Cultural Activities.

The wide range of cultural activities on offer includes:

  • Public Speaking (Speech and Drama College S.A.) – two teams per grade
  • House Plays (Interhouse competition) – four houses
  • Alberton Eisteddfod – Art, Afrikaans, English, Vocal, Instrumental, Dance, Public Speaking
  • Choir – Girls' choir
  • Chess
  • Cultural Awards Evening – hosted by learners
  • Totem Pole – bi-annual magazine with learner input

Ms H. Strydom

Ms H. Strydom
BA NHOD RAU; Teachers Diploma
Junior HOD Afrikaans

Ms Strydom has been at AHS for 15 years and is involved with athletics, badminton and the eisteddfod extramurally.

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 N. Swanepoel

Mrs N. Swanepoel
BA (English & Psychology) 1996; PHED (RAU) 1997
English Grades 8-12

Mrs Swanepoel has been at AHS for 2 years and is involved with public speaking, house plays, tennis, cross country and editing the Totem Pole extramurally. Her hobbies include keeping fit and scrapbooking and her motto is: "It is not how you start the race buy how you finish it."

Mrs L. Guy

Mrs L. Guy
BA Ed (Wits) 2006
English; Life Science; Natural Science

Mrs Guy has been on staff at Alberton High for 6 years and is involved with public speaking, equestrian, basketball and hockey extramurally. Her hobbies include horse riding. 

Ms B Evans

 BeD Senior and FET (UNISA)

Ms Evans is involved in the following extra murals: Badminton, Mountain Biking, Drama Club, Totem Pole and House Plays.
She enjoys playing badminton, reading and looking after abandoned animals.


Ms M. Meyer

Ms M. Meyer
B.Ed Senior & FET Phase English & Afrikaans
Afrikaans; Life Orientation

Ms Meyer joined AHS in 2013 and participates in extramural activities such as athletics, hockey, house plays and first aid. Her personal interests include the dramatic arts, reading, writing and music.

Ms T. Tavares

Ms T. Tavares
B.Com Management; Post Graduate Certificate - Senior Phase & FET
EMS - Business; EMS - Accounting; Accounting

Ms Wood recently joined the Alberton High School staff and participates in extramurals such as cheerleading, house plays, the leadership camp, the talent show and Miss AHS. On a personal level, she enjoys modelling and latin, ballroom & freestyle dancing.

Mrs S Steenberg

English - Home Language

BA Child Pshycology


Bed Hons Education Pshycology

Mrs Steenberg teachers English for the junior classes.

She is involved in chess, house plays and basketball.

Ms J Edgar

Ms J. Edgar

BA Ed, Further Education and Training at University of Johannesburg

M Edgar loves poetry and animals. She will be involved in coaching hockey, touch rugby as well as drama and house plays.

Mrs M Jacobs

 Mrs M Jacobs

Bed FET Geography and English (UJ)

Mrs Jacobs teaches English.

 Mrs Jacobs are also involved in netball, public speaking and gr 9 extra lessons.

She absolutely loves horse riding and enjoy doing arts and crafts.


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.

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