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.
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.
Current school times are 7:50 to 14:15 from Monday to Friday
Applications for Grades 9 to 11 for 2021 will be available from 20 July
The school day for Grade 12's will end at 14:15 from Wednesday, 10 June.
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 decided on an academic break for next week (25-29 May).
This is to allow learners to recharge and catch up on work in the various learning areas and subjects.
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.
Click here to see a video message from the VPHS staff.
Head on over to our Facebook page to see a message from the 2020 Councillors.
Head on over to our Facebook page to listen to a message from our deputy head boy,
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 been cancelled.
Click here to see the newsletter from Mr. Vermaak.