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Athletics takes place in term 1 and is a very short season, starting with the school’s annual Inter-House athletics meeting which focuses largely on mass participation.

The schools' track & field team is selected shortly afterwards and participate in approximately five athletics meetings thereafter, with the highlight being the annual Prestige Athletics meeting, at which Alberton High School is the only English speaking school participating.

A reasonable number of athletes are selected for the Alberton area team, progressing later onto the District team, with a limited number qualifying for the Gauteng District Championships.

Additional Meetings:

  • The Tswane University of Technology - Super 16 series for small schools

Track Events:

  • Sprints (100m, 200m, 400m)
  • Short hurdles (90m, 100m, 110m)
  • Middle distance (800m, 1500m, 300m).

Field Events:

  • High Jump
  • Long Jump
  • Triple Jump
  • Discus
  • Shot Put
  • Javelin


  • 4x 100m athletics track (grass) with a stadium able to seat a total of 1000 learners

Ms C. Posthumus

Ms C. Posthumus
B. Ed (GSF) 4 years with a specialisation in Afrikaans
Afrikaans and Technology

Ms Posthumus has been with AHS for 3 years now, and extramurally she's involved with athletics, netball and the school's bi-annual magazine, the Totem Pole.

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 B. Bridger

Mrs B. Bridger
BSc Degree; HDE Diploma; Technology Diploma
  PhysicalScience & Natural Science

Mrs Bridger has been teaching at AHS for 1 year and is involved in athletics & netball extramurally. Her hobbies include reading and spending time with her family.

Mrs B. Coetsee

Mrs B. Coetsee
B. Econ; H.E.D. (Stellenbosch)
Mathematics & Accounting

Mrs Coetsee teaches Grade 8 and 9 Mathematics. She is the senior teacher in charge of the GET Mathematics phase. Mrs Coetsee has a passion for teaching Mathematics and is always busy investigating new ways and methods of trying to improve the mathematical skills of our Grade 8 and 9 learners. She is also involved in the Mathematics Olympiad and organises the Mathematical Challenge for the grade 8’s. Besides teaching Mathematics, she is involved in the Tuckshop, Catering, Welfare, Staff Development and coaches Athletics, cycling and cricket. Mrs Coetsee has been teaching at Alberton High for over 20 years and is also a very experienced and competent Accountancy teacher.

Mrs B.L. Schultz

Mrs B. Schultz
B. Ed - FET Mathematics (Wits)
Mathematics and Mathematical Literacy

Mrs Schultz teaches Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy and Grade 8 to 9 Mathematics. She is the subject controller for Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy. She also received an award for being one of the top Mathematical Literacy Teachers in the district in 2010. In her first year of teaching she was selected as a cluster leader for Mathematical Literacy in the district. She is also a marker for the NSC examinations for Mathematical Literacy. Miss Blair is an extremely competent teacher who is very involved extramural. She coaches Athletics, Hockey and Touch Rugby. She is a member of the Golden Key International Honours Society SA and at her graduation in 2009 she received the very prestigious award “Professional Competence in the Bachelor of Education degree FET Phase Mathematics” by NAPTOSA. She sets very high standards not only for herself but also for her learners. She is currently in her third year of teaching at Alberton High. We are very proud of her, our own ex-pupil of Alberton High!

Mr M. Vermeulen

Mr M. Vermeulen
THED (Pretoria)
Mathematics Grade 10; Mathematical Literacy Grade 12

Mr Vermeulen is not only an outstanding Rugby coach, but also an excellent teacher who has been teaching for more than 18 years. He received an award for being one of the top Mathematical Literacy teachers of 2010 in the district. He is involved in leadership and is currently in charge of the Junior Councilor Body. He teaches Grade 12 Mathematical Literacy and Grade 10 Mathematics. He is also the subject controller for Grade 10 and is a NSC marker for Mathematical Literacy.

Mr C. Denyssen

Mr C. Denyssen
BA (University of Natal) 1987; HDE
English Department Senior

Mr Denyssen has been with the school for 14 years, and is involved in athletics, rugby and softball extramurally. He is also involved in testimonials for the matric leavers and do various editing. His interests include gardening and fishing, and his motto is: "To see a World in a Grain of Sand And a Heaven in a Wild Flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And Eternity in an hour." W. Blake

Mr H Coston




Mr H. Coston
HED 1981; BA 1982; B.Ed (Hon) 1994 (RAU)
Deputy Headmaster and English Department Junior


Mr Coston has been with the school for 11 years and is involved in athletics, cricket, rugby and the Super 16 Championship extramurally. His hobbies include running road races, sports and reading. His motto is: "There is nothing like a dream to create the future." Victor Hugo

Mr T. De Bruin

Mr T. De Bruin
Mathematics Grade 10-12

Mr De Bruin teaches Grade 10, 11 and 12 Mathematics. He is the subject controller for the Grade 12’s and has vast experience in teaching Mathematics. He is always willing to share his knowledge with his colleagues and is a true mentor to the younger staff of the department. He is an excellent Mathematics teacher who is well-liked by his learners. Mr. De Bruin has been teaching for more than 30 years, 7 of which have been spent at AHS. Extramurally, he is involved in cricket, athletics and rugby, as well as fundraising, staff functions and the Awards Evenings.

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.

Ms A.M. Putter

Ms A.M. Putter
T.H.E.D Mathematics II (Pretoria); F.D.E Computer Science and Statistics (CESA)

Ms Putter is a new addition to the AHS staff complement and is involved with athletics, netball and the golf day extramural. Her personal interests include netball and reading.

Ms J. Bester

Ms J. Bester
B.Com Sport & Recreation; Post Graduate Higher Certificate
Arts & Culture

Ms Bester is a recent addition to the AHs staff, and teaches Art & Culture. Extramurally, she is involved with athletics, the Grade 8 concert and hockey. Her hobbies include sports and travelling.

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.

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

Alberton High School

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