Hoërskool Jim Fouché

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Hoërskool Jim Fouché
JimFouche Hoerskool Logo.jpg
Saai Om te oes!
Sowing to harvest!
Lilac Street, Gardenia Park
Bloemfontein, Free State, 9311
South Africa
Coordinates 29°07′44″S 26°10′34″E / 29.129°S 26.176°E / -29.129; 26.176
School type Public school
Religious affiliation(s) Christian
Principal Schalk Malherbe
Teaching staff 47
Years offered 8-12
Number of students 1064 (2011)[1]
950 (2013)
Language Afrikaans
Hours in school day 6 hours, 20 minutes
Colour(s) green, black, orange, white
Mascot Jimmy
Newspaper JF Oester

Hoërskool Jim Fouché is a secondary school in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.[1] It was founded in 1956.[A]

The school is a successor to Wilgehof Hoërskool, and was named after Jacobus "Jim" Fouché, who became President of South Africa in 1968.[A]



South African Computer Olympiad[edit]

The Computer Olympiad is an annual contest with Programming and Applications sections, based on Grade 11 and Grade 12 work in CAT and IT.

Programming Olympiad[edit]


In 2012 Jan De Wet Linde, a Grade 11 student, came second in the Free-State in the Programming Olympiad.[citation needed]


In 2013 Jan De Wet Linde, Grade 12, was a runner up in the Programming Olympiad, in the top 20 in the country and first in the Free-State.[citation needed]


In 2014 Walter Heymans, Grade 11, was second in the Free-State and Josiah Meyer, Grade 12, was third in the Free-State.[citation needed]



  1. ^ a b "Ons Geskiedenis" (in Afrikaans). Hoërskool Jim Fouché. Retrieved February 24, 2014. 


  1. ^ a b "2011 Q1 Ordinary School FS (July 2011)". 
  2. ^ "Leon Schuster kom kuier by Alma Mater", Hoërskool Jim Fouché, February 2013 (Afrikaans)

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