Glenwood High School

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Glenwood High School is a boys’ high school in Glenwood, Durban. The school accommodates learners from Grade 2 to after Matric and has 1200 students. Listed as a Historic School, Glenwood is one of the leading boys’ schools in South Africa. Boarding facilities are available.

HERITAGE

Glenwood High School was founded as the Day Continuation School for Boys by Dr Benjamin Narbeth in 1910 with just 26 students. It formed part of the Durban Technical Institute (now known as Durban University of Technology). In 1923, the school separated from the technical institute and the name was changed to Glenwood High School in 1934. The Government Schools Hostel Durban was opened in the same year.

ACADEMICS

The school motto is Nihil Humani Alienum which means “Nothing that Concerns Humanity is Unimportant to me”.

SPORTS & CULTURE

SPORTS

  • Athletics
  • Cricket
  • Cross country
  • Running
  • Hockey
  • Rugby
  • Squash
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Water polo
  • Target shooting
  • Softball
  • Surfing
  • Volleyball
  • Sailing
  • Soccer
  • Cycling
  • Karate
  • Basketball
  • Canoeing

CULTURE

  • Biology Symposium
  • Business Game
  • Chess Club
  • Computer Club
  • Debating Society
  • First Aid
  • Interact Club
  • Library Monitors
  • Science Club (Expo)
  • Sports Scorers
  • Students' Christian Association.

SCHOOL FACILITIES

  • Museum
  • Memorial Bell Tower
  • Media Centre
  • Mike Turrell Pavilion
  • AstroTurf
  • Science Centre
  • Sports fields
  • School shop
  • Library
  • Squash courts
  • Swimming pool
  • School hall
  • Drama studi[o
  • Art studio
  • AutoCad room
  • Technical drawing rooms
  • Science and biology labs
  • Gymnasium
  • Hostel accommodation

SCHOLARSHIPS

Academic, sporting and cultural bursaries and scholarships are offered to deserving pupils each year. Special conditions apply.

NOTABLE GRADUATES

  • Steven Jack, former national cricketer
  • Jordy Smith, professional surfer

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