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PHG30 Bubbles & Broomsticks

The PHG 30th Anniversary High Tea "Bubbles and Broomsticks" was held on Thursday 28th September 2017 at The Flying Frog, Highlands Harare. It was a well-supported event with 90 ladies and 1 Gentleman attending.

Among the guests were a few Petreans, Parents and friends of Peterhouse, Invited special guests included Mr Stewart Mattinson and his partner Penny, Mrs Barrie Hammond, Mrs Harriet Nel, The Headmistress of Peterhouse Girls Mrs Tracy Blignaut, The Deputy Headmistress of Peterhouse girls Mrs Claire Hough. The Head Girl of PHG, Nomkhosi Malaba, The Deputy Head Girl Primrose Matembo, The Head of D Block, Olivia Wilding-Davies and The Deputy Head of D Block, Tyla Storrer.

The function commenced at 2.00pm, guests were welcomed with champagne cocktail Followed by tea, coffee and delicious eats. The pink gin and tonics and Prosecco flowed later in the afternoon.

I welcomed the assembled company and invited Tracy Blignaut to say a few words on the development of Peterhouse Girls over the past 30 years. Nomkhosi Malaba, Head Girl of PHG gave a short and very amusing anecdote of her time at PHG.

I thanked all for attending our final celebration of our 30th Anniversary and for all those amazing ladies who have helped and supported me with this year's celebrations.

The event went on till 6.30pm when the entire remaining guest departed. All in all a great success which was thoroughly enjoyed by all.

By Sarah Cremer
Chairlady PHG 30th Anniversary Committee





PHG30 Champagne Brunch

The Champagne Brunch was held in a Marquee on the new Hockey fields at the top of the school, ahead of the Peterhouse Girls vs Chisipite 1st Team Hockey Match.

With a total of 76 Guests, 17 Petrean Ladies, the Peterhouse Girls 1st Team Hockey parents and the Chisipite 1st Team Hockey Parents, together with Lorraine and Jim Hill (Head of Chisipite) and Jacquie Roberston (ex Head Chisipite), the Rector of the Group of schools and other invited guests.

The spread was luxurious and our caterers Introwise, led by Upenyu Magumesi did a fantastic job. Thank you Introwise. The marquee made to look beautiful with flowers from Tracey Kloppers and the setup by the Peterhouse Girls Hospitality Club under the direction of Harriet Rinashe – Thank you ladies.

The fields, grounds and gardens at Peterhouse Girls are looking fantastic too, thanks to the Estates and Gardens teams.

The hockey played on the day was strong and competitive with the 1st Team drawing the game with a two goals each in the inaugural match played for the ‘The Pearl Anniversary Cup’ which Chisipite kindly gave to Peterhouse Girls as a gift in celebration of our 30th Anniversary. Thank you to Chisipite Senior School and Mrs Hill for this very kind gesture!

The Pictures will tell you the rest . . . . .

By Corralee Greeff

Development Officer, Peterhouse Group of Schools

The Pearl Anniversary Cup, presented to Peterhouse Girls as a gift for the 30th Anniversary of our School

Sue Davies (Buckland) Founder Teacher PHG; Harriett Nel and Karen Barrie (Current long standing teachers )

Emma Hough (PHG2015)

Sarah Cremer (Chairlady PHG30 Committee); Louise Arnold (PHG30 Committee); Alison Putterill (PHG30 Committee)

Makie Mbanje (PHG02); Tendai Mufunda (PHG02); Amanda Ngwerume (PHG00)

Vimbai Karimatsenga (PHG05);

Tracy Blignaut (PHG Headmistress) Claire Hough (PHG Deputy Headmistress) Karen Barrie

Moira Whitaker; Mark Whitaker (Business Director Peterhouse Group); Liz Peebles; Graham Peebles (SVH Headmaster)

Claire Hough; Tracy Blignaut; Howard Blackett (Rector); Susie Blackett

Harriett Rinashe - Head of the Hospitality Club and wonderful PHG teacher.



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