Hoërskool Eldoraigne

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Eldoraigne High
Address
26 Christopher Ave Eldoraigne Centurion 0157
Information
School type Public school
Website

Eldoraigne High is a secondary school located in Pretoria. Currently more than 1600 students are enrolled.[1]

History

Eldoraigne's pupils are equipped with life skills, knowledge and values to meet the challenges of the future and successfully cope with them.

Eldoraigne High's vision

Foundation year: 1974

Situated on the corner of Christopher street and Dortecht steet, Eldoraigne High was founded in 1974 as an Afrikaans secondary school[2][3]

Provincial history

Blue Bulls Rugby Union invites:[4]

  • 3 learners in 2010
  • 4 learners in 2009
  • 5 learners in 2008
  • 10 learners in 2007

Ranking

Eldoraigne High was rated[by whom?] as the best secondary school in Gauteng.[5] It also gained number one on Homecoming Revolution [6]

School management board

Principal: Dr Anton Prinsloo

Deputy principals: Mnr A Jacobs Mnr. D. Du Plessis Mnr. W. Nel Me. T. Myburgh

Head of Sport : Mnr. W. Nel

Head of Culture: Me. S Bulwan

Communication

Eldoraigne High has a weekly newsletter called Eldo Info which contains the school's highlights of the week. It also contains a letter for the students written by the principal, invitations to social events, weekly sports results, upcoming sport matches, and opportunity for extra tutoring classes.[7]

Sport

Eldoraigne high encourages its students to take part in any form of sport they are interested in, although this doesn't count for extra credit. Types of sport done at the school include[8]

Academics

Academic pass rates for grades 8 through 11 for the past ten years.

  • 2004 - 98.2%
  • 2005 - 98.2%
  • 2006 - 98.2%
  • 2007 - 98.1%
  • 2008 - 98.1%
  • 2009 - 97.9%
  • 2010 - 98.1%
  • 2011 - 98.5%
  • 2012 - 98.7%
  • 2013 - 96.6%

The pass rates for matric has been 100% for the first 9 years and 99.68% for 2013.

Events

Eldoraigne High has multiple cultural events learners can participate in including

  • Eldo Idols
  • Drama
  • Singing
  • Dancing
  • Music
  • Art
  • Choir
  • Carnivals

Facilities include:

  • Laboratory
  • IT labs
  • La Doraigne Restaurant
  • Gymnasium
  • Sports fields
  • Music centres

References

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  2. "About Eldoraigne".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Pretoria South Africa".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Eldoraigne Sport".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Serve Africa".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  6. "Homecoming Revolution".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  7. http://www.hseldo.co.za/index.php/nuus/eldo-info/ Eldo info newsletter]
  8. "Eldoraigne Sport".<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>


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