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Petreans

Staff News

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Marie van Aarderetired in 2003 to Borradaile Trust after 12 years as PHG Housekeeper.

Brian van den Berg(Staff 95-98) who taught a wide variety of subjects, coached athletics and cross country and was an enthusiastic cyclist left at the end of 1998.

Barbara van Heerden(Staff 99 - 04) who was Head of Geography now lives in New Zealand.

Sue van Heerden(Staff 99-00) arrived fresh from Rhodes and taught English for two years, was the live-in house tutor at Tinokura and coached hockey and tennis. She headed for England where she was working as a supply teacher when we last heard.

John Vahey(Staff 71-73) who ran the First XI hockey with great success losing only five games in his three seasons, left for a teaching position at Ruzawi and is now, we believe, at Kingswood in Grahamstown.

A Petrean,Derick Vincent(P87 and Staff 92-94) distinguished himself at the school by achieving four As at A Level. After gaining a BSc at Pietermaritzburg University, Derick returned to teaching maths and physics and as House Tutor of Grinham. Rowing flourished under his charge and he organised two successful rowing tours. The Christian Forum grew in numbers and maturity under his oversight, despite his guitar playing! He was also involved in rock climbing and in Gosho Park of which he had been a founding member as a student. Derick left to go into full time Christian work with Zambezi Ministries.