Westridge High School

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Westridge High School
Address
Ganges Road, Belvedere
Harare
Zimbabwe
Information
Type Private High School
Motto Sat, Chit, Ananda
(Knowledge, Enlightenment, Service)
Founded 1999
Founder Harare Hindoo Society
Headmaster Mr. J. Davies
Forms 1-6
Gender Co-educational
Number of pupils 105
Campus type Suburban
Tuition $1 756
Feeder schools Westridge Primary School
Affiliations
Website

Westridge High School is an independent, day school in Harare, Zimbabwe. It was founded in 1999 by the Harare Hindu Society.[1]

Westridge High School is a member of the Association of Trust Schools (ATS) and the Headmaster is a member of the Conference of Heads of Independent Schools in Zimbabwe (CHISZ).[2]

Overview[edit]

The school has approximately 300 students from Form One (Freshman) to Form 6 (Seniors). Westridge High School follows the traditional Zimbabwean-British system of education in which examinations are administered at both Ordinary Level, and at Advanced Subsidiary and A Level It is a well equipped school with state of the art facilities both in sporting and educational.

The founding headmaster is Mr N. Kala (1999 - 2006), then came Mr. R. Ramlaul (late), who was an expert in Geography. Followed by Mr. D. Chouhan, a Mathematics expert. The current headmaster is Mr. J. Davies, a Physics expert. Subjects include English, Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Computer Science, Information and Communication Technology, Accounts, Business Studies, Economics, Geography, English Literature, History, French, Shona, Music, Design and Textiles, Art and Design Technology. The school also has several sports and clubs.The sports the school offers include soccer, cricket, hockey, tennis, squash, badminton, table tennis, volleyball, swimming and netball. The clubs at the school are chess, wildlife, bridge, art and craft, floral design, debate, interact, computers, choir, junior achievers, science, zimun, golf, magazine and drama.

The most important club there is wildlife. It is held at the Eco park which the late Mr. R. Ramlaul made and cherished. In the Eco park there are different types of trees and a big pond full of fish. There are also a number of birds that are always there.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Westridge High School". The Hindoo Society, Harare Zimbabwe. The Hindoo Society, Harare Zimbabwe. 2014. Retrieved 2017-10-28. Westridge High School opened its doors in January 1999 with two streams of Form One and Two. 
  2. ^ "ATS CHISZ Senior » » Schools Directory". ATS CHISZ. ATS CHISZ. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 

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