Pretoria High School for Girls

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.wikipedia
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Pretoria Boys High School

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It is the sister school to Pretoria Boys High School.
Its sister school is Pretoria High School for Girls, founded in 1902.

Edith Aitken

It consisted of four teachers and 126 girls under Edith Aitken, but contrary to the name, taught both primary and secondary school pupils until these two groups were separated in 1905.
She was the founding head at Pretoria High School for Girls.

Alfred Milner, 1st Viscount Milner

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With Pretoria under British control, it became apparent to Lord Milner, the Colonial Secretary at the time, that the educational facilities in the city needed attention as there was no secondary school for English-speaking pupils (and it was Milner's intention to anglicise what would become the Transvaal).
These schools include modern-day Pretoria High School for Girls, Pretoria Boys High School, Jeppe High School for Boys, King Edward VII School (Johannesburg), Potchefstroom High School for Boys and Hamilton Primary School.

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.
Pretoria High School for Girls

Anne van Zyl

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She has also been headmistress at five different schools including Pretoria High School for Girls, St. Stithians College, and Bridge House School.

Percy Kachipande

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The first black pupil was admitted to Girls High in 1990 and was the daughter of a Malawian diplomat, SP Kachipande.
Due to his determination to pursue top quality education for his family, one of his daughters became the first black student to attend and hence integrate Pretoria High School for Girls (PHSG) during the apartheid era where schools were legally separated by race.

Judith Mason

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Judith Mason née Menge - artist
She matriculated at the Pretoria High School for Girls in 1956.

Myfanwy Bekker

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Myfanwy Bekker-Balajadia '65 – artist
She attended Pretoria High School for Girls and Pretoria Technikon where she received a diploma in fine arts with a major in painting.

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

Hatfield, Pretoria

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

South Africa

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Pretoria High School for Girls, or PHSG, is a public, fee charging, English medium high school for girls located in Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa.

South African Republic

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In the 1880s the South African Republic Government built a Staatsmodelschool on the corner of Skinner and van der Walt Streets and a Staatsmeisjesschool (State Girls' School) on Visagie Street.

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In the 1880s the South African Republic Government built a Staatsmodelschool on the corner of Skinner and van der Walt Streets and a Staatsmeisjesschool (State Girls' School) on Visagie Street.

Winston Churchill

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Sir Winston Churchill was captured by the Boers and imprisoned in the school building, but managed to make his famous escape from there and took the railroad into Portuguese East Africa.

Potchefstroom High School for Boys

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It was renamed Pretoria High School and became the first of the so-called "Milner" schools in the Transvaal, opening on 3 June 1901 with Charles Hope, who also founded Potchefstroom High School for Boys, as headmaster.

Apartheid

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Pretoria High School for Girls was designated a "white" school during the apartheid era in South Africa.

History of South Africa (1994–present)

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As a progressive school, Girl's High was one of the first white schools to embrace the "New South Africa".

F. W. de Klerk

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Even before President De Klerk's call for a new South Africa, Clem Sunter had addressed the "high road, low road" vision to integrate.

Malawi

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The first black pupil was admitted to Girls High in 1990 and was the daughter of a Malawian diplomat, SP Kachipande.

Limpopo

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PHSG became the first white state school in Northern Transvaal (now Gauteng) to open its doors to girls of all races.

St Stithians College

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During this time, the school was under the leadership of Ms. Ann Van Zyl, who later became headmistress of the prestigious St Stithians Girls College in Johannesburg and Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.

Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls

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During this time, the school was under the leadership of Ms. Ann Van Zyl, who later became headmistress of the prestigious St Stithians Girls College in Johannesburg and Oprah Winfrey Leadership Academy for Girls.

Pravin Gordhan

It includes the children of Minister of finance Pravin Gordhan's and Minister of health Aaron Motsoaledi's daughters.

Aaron Motsoaledi

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It includes the children of Minister of finance Pravin Gordhan's and Minister of health Aaron Motsoaledi's daughters.