Victoria Park High School is a co-educational higher education day-school located in Port Elizabeth’s sought-after Walmer suburb.
Founded in 1940, the school retains the founder’s emphasis on the development of all aspects of young people.
Due to Departmental regulations, collection of 2020 Grade 12 testimonials will be postponed until 1 Feb 2021. Collection from 7:45 - 9:00 at Thorp Hall entrance.
All new Grade 9 - 11 learners' first day at school this year will be on 15 February 2021.
Please note that Grade 8 Orientation has been postponed. Updated details will be communicated as soon as possible.
Change of Schools Reopening (Jan 2021)
Please read the following notice from Mr Vermaak regarding the recent announcement of schools reopening at a later date than expected.
Colleciton from 7:00 - 9:30 on 15/12/2020.
Grade 11:1st Avenue Entrance
Grade 10: Front Door of the School
Grade 9: Front of the School, gate closest gate to park
Grade 8: Blake Hall Entrance
Any outstanding textbooks handed in at front gate.
The date for handing out of testimonials has changed to
25 January 2021 from 07:45 - 08:45.
For those who can't collect on the 25th, their testimonials will be handed out with their matric results.
Head Councillor Announcment
We are pleased to announce the head councillors of 2021
Deputy Head Girl: Thandwayo Sani
IMPORTANT EXAM COVID INFORMATION
If a learner is having to isolate due to COVID symptoms or being in contact with a COVID positive person, contact Mr Ferreira (073 303 3496) in order to confirm writing arrangements.
GRADES 8 – 11:
Learners must be kept at home if they have been in contact with a COVID positive person in the last 2 weeks OR if they show any of the following symptoms – bad cough, sore throat, fever, difficulty in breathing, bad headache, loss of taste/smell. These learners will not write the exam, but will receive an assessed mark. Parents are to inform the school immediately.
Interact Grocery Collection
Grades 8 - 12 are please urged to donate non-perishable groceries for our maintance staff.
Drop offs can be made in Mrs Van Niekerks classroom.
Please check the exam tab under academics for updated news on exams.
Grade 12 Prize-Giving 2020
Congratulations to the following learners who have been selected by their peers and teachers to lead the school in 2021
Kiara van der Westhuizen
We are very proud of you and look forward to a great year of leadership.
Could all the councillors please send Mrs Nel a WhatApp message with your name and surname
Scopes for all subjects can be found here.
The meeting to approve the proposed budget for 2021 will be held in the Blake Hall at 17:00 on 16 November 2020.
All parents are urged to attend.
Timetables and instructions for exams have been uploaded under the academic tab for all grades
The VPHS secretarial posts as advertised on 15/09/2020 are closed. Should you not receive a reply by 20/10/2020, kindly take this as notification that the suitable candidates have been short listed. Thank you.
Revised Timetable post-lockdown (18 August)
Updated class split (Final update - 21 August)
Assignments for ALL grades can be found here. These are due when the learners return to school on the 24th of August. (11 August)
All music practical lessons will continue throughout the next 3 weeks & will continue until 23 October, when holidays begin. Lessons will then resume in term 4.
Updated class split (17 July)
Current school times are 7:50 to 14:15
Applications for Grades 9 to 11 for 2021 will be available from 20 July
If any learner or employee of VPHS
has been exposed to anyone who has
tested positive for COVID19,
they need to make the school aware.
Please note that the tuckshop will be
open from Monday. All safety and sanitizing
procedures will be adhered to
Click here to see demonstration of the
screening and sanitizing procedure to be
followed from Wednesday onwards. Pupils will
be given access to and orientated on the online
questionnaire on Monday and Tuesday. From
Wednesday these will be the steps to follow
as pupils arrive at school:
1. Sanitize shoes
1 JUNE IMPORTANT GRADE 12 NOTICE:
Schools will re-open for grade 12 pupils on
Monday, 8 June as instructed by the Minister
of Education. Please note that the school
was ready to receive pupils today but this
was vetoed by the Minister. The procedure for
returning to school is as follows:
Only pupils on the Group 1 list are to arrive
at school on Monday. Group 2 will return
on Tuesday. Please look at the lists sent
to you to check to which group you have been
allocated. Ensure that you bring your cellphone
to school for screening and registration
purposes. If you do not have a cellphone
there is an alternative method of screening
and registration in place. We look forward
to seeing Group 1 on Monday.
Take care and keep safe.
Head on over to our Facebook page to
see a message from the 2020 Head Councillors.
The School Governing Body has requested that
we share this video with our pupils and parents.
We have made provision for paying school fees
at school. The bursar will be available from
Tuesday to Thursday from 9:00 to 12:00.
Enter, wearing a mask, at main gate for
screening. Cash/card payments welcome.
For all the Lockdown resources and news
see top right-hand corner of page.
Please note that all sporting events
(practices, matches, tours),
as well as cultural activities have
Click here to see the newsletter from
! NO PARKING areas !
Island at First Avenue & Albert Road, as well as the drop off zone in 1st Avenue and vehicle entrance.
Be PROUD VICTORIANS and please adhere to the signs.
- Eugene Ferreira (SGB)