Welcome to Greytown High School

Greytown High School is perfectly suitable for highly motivated students with an education system above par.

 

Greytown High School is situated in the beautiful town of Umvoti, surrounded by tree-topped hills and a proud history spanning 138 years.

GHS offers a quality education at affordable prices.

Our School’s Mission

To strive towards a high academic standard to develop a sense of religion and respect for other beliefs to develop to the full potential each pupil’s social, moral, physical and academic abilities to provide the best possible curriculum and extra-curricular facilities to provide each school leaver with the life skills needed to enter the adult world as a self-confident and well balanced person

Greytown High School Mission Statement

A confident, creative team-player, who is goal orientated and radiates the Greytown High School core values within any culturally diverse learning community. Forward with excellence as we build a better tomorrow, today!

Greytown High School provides an integrated and co-operative learning environment within the framework of a Christian value system. At our school, the child is nurtured and encouraged to develop and master relevant skills, concepts, and attitudes. This will lead to a responsible, caring and self-motivated person capable of contributing to and upholding a society in which all are considered equal.

This will be achieved by: 

Developing a positive self-value in each child.

Encouraging and recognizing each child’s special gifts and attributes.

Developing self-discipline, independence and responsibility.

Inculcating caring attitudes and actions towards others.

Respecting the individuality and diversity of all.

Cultivating family involvement in school activities.

Attracting, developing and retaining staff of the highest quality. Notwithstanding the Christian ethos of our school, provision will be made for each child to develop freely his/her own spiritual values.

To strive towards a high academic standard to develop a sense of religion and respect for other beliefs to develop to full potential each pupil’s social, moral, physical and academic abilities to provide the best possible curriculum and extra-curricular facilities to provide each school leaver with the life skills needed to enter the adult world as a self-confident and well balanced person.

Greytown High Academic Girls
Greytown High Girls in Uniform

Word From Our Principal

Since 1883 Greytown High School has a long, proud history and today it continues with that tradition of providing a top class holistic education.

Greytown High School is a co-educational school with 550 learners in it but it remains at the cutting edge of education, mindful of an ethos, set of values and heritage built up of 138 years.  Greytown High has a rounded and balanced environment with a legacy of leadership and high moral standards.  Over the years this wonderful environment has allowed young boys and girls to develop into ladies and gentlemen who have the education, confidence, morals, discipline, passion and courage to shape our nations progress.  Year after year Greytown High produces men and woman who are able to go out, with a top matric and Old Scholars will be found in all spheres of society.  However not all students become society leaders but Greytown High has equipped them with the skills, drive and conviction to ensure they could compete with the best of the rest – not only in South Africa, but worldwide.  Greytown High School Old  Scholars are often internationally renowned, leaders and captains of industry, sports icons, human rights activists, academics, artists and authors.  As you drive into Greytown on the Mooi River / Muden road you are greeted by Greytown High School and look out over the tree topped hills. When driving into the gates of Greytown High School you will get a sense that many great people have passed through these gates.  What sort of person do you want to be?  Will you tread in someone’s footsteps or will you create a new path?  Wherever the path takes you, Greytown High School will be there to educate, mentor and enable you to accomplish your ambition in the spirit of the schools motto:  FORTITER ET TENACITER Bravely and Perservering.

Mr C.R Dutton

 

Our Upcoming Curricular Events & Activities

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July 2021

Beginning of Third Term

 

27

July 2021

Exams

GR 12, GR 11, GR 10 and GR 8

 

 

 

 

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July 2021

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July 2021

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July 2021

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02

August 2021

Exams

 

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Get In Touch

  Location: 239 Durban Street Greytown 3250

Telephone: (033) 4132146/7

Email: office@greytownhigh.co.za

School Hours: Mon-Thur: 7am – 3pm

Friday:  7am – 2pm

 

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Non-Discrimination Policy

At Greytown High School we value all our staff and learners as unique individuals.  As such, we have a strict non-discrimiation policy.  We believe everyone should be treated equally regardless of race, sex, native language, religion, age, disability, marital status and citizenship and any other characteristic protected by law.  If you feel you have been discriminated against, please let the Human Resources Department know as soon as possible.  Every complaint will be appropriately investigated.