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.





Note to 2020 Matric candidates


Notice regarding Prize Giving on the 26th of February


Screening Procedure for 2021

Screening will take place every morning.

Grade 8 and 12 are to enter at the 1st Avenue Entrance

Grade 9 and 10 are to enter at the Thorp Hall Entrance

Grade 11 are to enter at the front of the school, the gate closest to the park.


Notice to Grade 8 Parents regarding the Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices Tests which will take place on the 17th and 18th of February 2021.(11 Feb)

Postponement of Events Due to Covid 19 regulations (8 Feb)


Grade 8 Academic start 2021


Academic start 2021 (Grade 9 - 12)


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.


Report Collection:

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.


Matric Testimonials:


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
Deputy Head Boy: Stuart Sheasby

Head Girl: Rachel Wildman
Head Boy: Seth Verreynne





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 read the notice regarding matric exams and if you test COVID positive.


New regulations regarding Gr 12 candidates who test positive for COVID and their exam procedures. (5 November)


Please check the exam tab under academics for updated news on exams.


Grade 12 Prize-Giving 2020


Announcement of the councillors for 2021

Congratulations to the following learners who have been selected by their peers and teachers to lead the school in 2021


Craig Makore

Genevieve Broccardo

Tandwayo Sani

Channah Valentine

Jonathan Southern

Sithe April

Reuben Wildman

Rachel Wildman

Stuart Sheasby

Kyle Sheasby

Mbali Ngxale

Mapule Shai

Daniel Chesworth

Teneal Bowers

Tayla Kolbe

Michael Kolbe

Achuma Mavata

Kiara van der Westhuizen

Braydon Kilian

Shwabada Jakuja

Thandolwethu Siwisa

Seth Verreynne


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
Mrs Nel: (072 105 3829)


Notice of the School Governing Body By-Election on the 3rd of November (nomination form)



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.



Temporary bell times 2020



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
2. Scan QR code
3. Start filling in questionnaire
4. Measure temperature
5. Fill temperature in on questionnaire
6. Submit questionnaire
7. Sanitize hands
8. Permission granted

Psychological Support Guideline during and after COVID-19


Screening Procedure letter

Please note that all sporting events

(practices, matches, tours),

as well as cultural activities have

been cancelled.

Click here to see the newsletter from

Mr. Vermaak.






! NO PARKING areas !

Island at First Avenue & Albert Road, as well as the drop off zone in 1st Avenue and vehicle entrance.


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Be PROUD VICTORIANS and please adhere to the signs.

- Eugene Ferreira (SGB)