Greenside High School

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Greenside High School

Coordinates26°09′07″S 28°01′09″E / 26.15193°S 28.01926°E / -26.15193; 28.01926Coordinates: 26°09′07″S 28°01′09″E / 26.15193°S 28.01926°E / -26.15193; 28.01926
MottoIndividuality through community
Established30 January 1961 (1961-01-30)
School districtD10
PrincipalN. Whyte
Vice principals
  • C. Bouwer
  • M. Brummer
  • R. Cloete
  • G. Gunning
  • C. Strauss
Campus typeGovernment high school

Greenside High School is a public co-educational high school in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

Greenside High School (Top Public School in Gauteng 2007) is situated in the suburb of Greenside.[citation needed]


Subjects offered for National Senior Certificate
English Compulsory
Afrikaans Elective
Zulu Elective
Life Orientation Compulsory
Maths and Maths Literacy Compulsory
Accounting Elective
Business Studies Elective
Life Science Elective
Physical Science Elective
History Elective
Geography Elective
Computer Applications Technology Elective
IT Elective
Dramatic Arts Elective
Visual Art Elective
Engineering, Graphics, and Design (EGD) Elective
Consumer Studies Elective

The school also offers an AP English course, which is taught mostly by the school's principal, Ms N. Whyte. An external company offers AP Maths as an additional subject at a cost to the student.


Greenside High School increased the size of its swimming pool in 2013/14. The main sport field is used for cricket, rugby, touch rugby, soccer, and athletics. Their hockey fields, which run adjacent to Parkview Golf Club, are mainly used for hockey, but have also been used for cricket, soccer and rugby. Greenside has four basketball courts which also double up as netball courts. There are eight tennis courts.

Extra-curricular activities[edit]

Greenside's extra-curricular programmes include:

  • Art
  • Athletics
  • Basketball
  • Chess
  • Cricket
  • Charity Club
  • Dance (traditional and contemporary)
  • Debating
  • Model United Nations (MUN)
  • Drama
  • First aid
  • French
  • Hockey
  • Netball
  • Photography
  • Public speaking
  • Robotics
  • Rugby
  • Soccer (boys and girls)
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Touch rugby

The school competes in RAPS, FEDA, EADS, and (as of 2017) GRADS.[1] In 2013, students launched a production of Fame.

In 2017, students from the Greenside High School robotics team traveled to Costa Rica to take part in the Global Robotics Tournament. Greenside High School was the only public school from South Africa to represent the country in this tournament.[2]

As of the 2017–2018 academic year, Mr J. D. Schoeman is the Master in charge of sport.

Notable alumni[edit]

See also[edit]


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  3. ^ "SA Rugby - Official Home of the Springboks". Retrieved 2019-02-06.
  4. ^ Anne (2005-11-27). "Boerewors Express - news for South African expats world-wide: For the Green, and winning Gold". Boerewors Express - news for South African expats world-wide. Retrieved 2019-02-06.

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