Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School has an outstanding record of achievements in the NSC Examinations, as well as in the subsequent successes of girls in tertiary education and in their chosen professions

It is said that four of the most important skills of the 21st century are CRITICAL THINKING, COMMUNICATION, COLLABORATION and CREATIVITY. At GHS we believe that our expert teachers and top class academic facilities enable our learners to explore and master these skills.

 

Academic pursuits receive priority at GHS and we are proud to announce that our 2015 Matric class achieved a over 510 distinctions, with our top 3 learners each achieving a 91% aggregate. Salona Burdhu,Dux of 2015, was also ranked as one of the Top five matrics in the uMgungundlovu District. 

 

Academic facilities include:

AN EXCELLENT MEDIA CENTRE THAT FORMS THE HEART OF OUR SCHOOL AND IS A HAVEN FOR BOTH RESEARCH AND RELAXATION

RECENTLY REFURBISHED SCIENCE LABORATORIES.

TWO CONSUMER STUDIES KITCHENS

A LARGE AND AIRY ART COMPLEX WHICH HOUSES 2 ART ROOMS AND A SCULPTURE STUDIO. CERAMICS, SCULPTURE, PRINTING AND PAINTING FORM PART OF THE CURRICULUM.

A DEDICATED CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS WHICH HOUSES A DRAMA PRACTICAL ROOM AND MUSIC TEACHING AND PRACTICAL ROOMS.

THREE COMPUTER CENTRES AS WELL AS SCHOOL WIDE WI-FI. LEARNERS MAY ACCESS THE INTERNET FROM THEIR OWN DEVICES WHEN DEEMED APPROPRIATE.

18 INTERACTIVE SMART BOARDS.

DATA PROJECTORS AND COMPUTERS IN EVERY CLASSROOM.