Our school runs a chess club in our computer lab, we have over 80 members, we will be running a internal tournament soon. Our chess club is supported by Sifunda Kunye. Our club members would like to thank Steve for coaching and assisting us with our club.
We welcomed a total of 1297 learners this year.
Our school wish to congratulate the class of 2021 for all the hard work and dedication. Our School managed a pass rate of 70% with 211 learners that wrote and 148 that passed. The breakdown of our grade 12 results are as follows:
Wishing all our faculty learners and parents a prosperous 2022.
We bid a sad farewell to Miss Ngoma who leaves Richard Varha after 14 years.
Miss Ngoma will be remembered for being a staunch disciplinarian inside and outside the classroom. Her dedication, commitment and hard work will forever be remembered.
We wish her well for her future endeavors and she will be greatly missed.
Newly elected Richard Varha School Governing Body (SGB) for 2021-2024
Principal: Mr Adonis
Ms Koleka Xabe, Mr Thembisile Mda, Ms Sandiswa Citywayo, Ms Nokhanyo Mfana, Mr Monwabisi Ntoni, Mr Xolela Njamini, Ms Thandi Halom, Mr Zolile Landingwe and Mr Zinzile Mhlanga.
Educators: Mr Angel Ntsimango, Mrs Ntsiki Geya-Ndenze
Non-teaching Staff: Mrs Zoliswa Mfecane-Mnxulwa
Learners: Mfana Siphenkosi, Mtiki Zukhanyise
We thank them for their involvement and commitment in this mammoth task and also call on the entire Richard Varha Family tp support them.
It is with great sadness to announce the untimely passing on of one of our learners, Mquteni Liyema (Grade 12G)
Liyema passed away on Saturday 20 March 2021.
A drive-through Memorial Service was held on Friday 26 March 2021 at his home in Dimbaza.
The funeral service took place on Saturday 27 March 2021.
Liyema will be dearly missed by his classmates, teachers and school at large.
May he rest in eternal peace.
Top Achiever, Jezile Qhayiya, achieved 6 distinctions with 100% in Life Orientation, 100% in Agricultural Sciences, 92% in Physical Sciences, 92% in Life Sciences, 89% in Mathematics and 85% in IsiXhosa
Qhayiya was also awarded Position 1 in Buffalo City HDI schools by the MEC.
The year 2020 will go down in history as the year life as we know it came to a “’stand still, the world encountered a pandemic that in still an ongoing fight.
The class of 2020 fought hard and gave their best, our school was able to achieve a 70% overall pass rate.