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Peterhouse Boys

Archery Final Bulls-Eye 2019

The final Interschool’s Bulls-eye Competition for the year was contested in perfect weather conditions at Chisipite Junior School.

The Peterhouse A Team, comprising of Xuan Zehong, Paolo Marruchi, Shirea Brits and Ria Pareekh came second overall.

Xuan Zehong shot an incredible score of 294 out of a possible 300 points and was awarded the Top Archer in this competition.
Paolo Marucchi shot 285 out of a possible 300 points.
Shirea Brits received the Senior Girls Bronze Medal with a score of 281.

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Rowing CBC Sprints Regatta 2019

We attended the CBC Regatta at Mazowe Boat Club - all races were over a 500 m distance.
Well done to the following pupils:

Stacey Dunstan 1st in the A Scull
Genevieve Shoesmith 1st in the B Scull
Lara Weller 1st in the C Scull
Noah Madziva 1st in C Scull
Thomas Gray and Noah Madziva 1st in C Double Scull
Thomas Gray, Noah Madziva, Joel Royston, Joshua Eggerglusz, Michael Royston (cox) 1st in C Quad

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Mr Sean Davy Appointed as Senior Chaplain for 2020

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Sean Davy as Senior Chaplain for the Peterhouse Group w.e.f. 1 January 2020.

Sean Davy has been Housemaster of Snell House since January 2019. He grew up in Chiredzi and went to Peterhouse as a young boy. After Peterhouse he received an ATS Chisz Bursary to study teaching at Rhodes University. It was there he met Alanna and was married a year after he graduated and started his teaching career in Harare. He taught at Eaglesvale, Gateway and after doing a year of teaching a home-schooling curriculum went to South Africa where he taught in various schools, finishing up at a small Christian School in East London called Abbotsford where he was one of the deputies.

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Zimbabwe Waterpolo Tournament RSA 2019

Zimbabwe Water Polo are competing in the SWPSA, 2019, Inter Provincial Waterpolo Tournament which is being held in Johannesburg, South Africa from the 7th to 12th December, 2019.

Congratulations to the following Peterhouse Boys pupils who were selected to represent Zimbabwe:
U14 Boys Bryce Van Der Westhuizen and Simon Palmer
U15 Boys James Peall and Cody Cooper
U16 Boys James Whittall
U17 Boys Brandon Rouse and Kyle Saywood
U19 Boys Max Le Breton

The above mentioned boys will attend the Zimbabwe Waterpolo Training Camp and Kit Presentation in Harare from 2nd to 3rd December before they fly to South Africa

A Block Matopos Trip 2019

A Block Post IGCSE Trip to the Matopos – Camp Dwala

Upon investigation, I turned out that less than 15 people in A Block (PHB) had ever been to the Matopos area of Zimbabwe. So, we decided to take them (PHB and PHG) there for their A Block trip directly after their IGCSEs were over. This part of our beautiful country is actually a world heritage site and hosts a record concentration of rock art in the world.

So, we moved adventure kit, accommodation, kitchen equipment, 170 staff and pupils, with all their food, down to Camp Dwala for one week. Thank goodness we had the support of Outward Bound Zimbabwe, who came down to conduct our adventure activities and accompany the hikes.

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Ian Fowlds Awarded DOEIA Gold 2019

Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award

Congratulations to Ian Fowlds for achieving his Gold Award.

Ian Fowlds started his Duke of Edinburgh’s Award in February 2015. Ian is one of the few boys at Peterhouse who has achieved his Bronze, Silver and Gold Awards and we congratulate him on this great personal achievement. He tackled the tough River to River Adventurous Journey in Nyanga National Park and was a mentor for junior musicians for a week at Music Camp for his Residential Project.

To complete the standards required for a Gold Award, he did 52 weeks of rowing, library work and bridge. Well done Ian!

Honours Awards 2019

 The Honours Tie is the highest award which can be bestowed upon any Peterhouse pupil. It is to recognize those who live the life others should aspire to, who live by the very values we champion. 

Farai Musimwa
The first recipient of an honours tie this year has been involved in Christian Forum, Choir, Pecha Kucha, the Gavel and Leo clubs. He was involved in distributing aid to victims of Cyclone Idai. He has been a head chorister in the senior choir and over the years has performed in several school musicals. He has been captain of both Cricket and Hockey and a Grinham House prefect. He is diplomatic by instinct and he is both a popular and well-respected member of his peer group. Above all else he is an exemplar of someone who has added much to Peterhouse as a result of his strong and abiding sense of service to serve. 

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Office Bearers Announced for 2020

Congratulations to the following boys on their selection as Office Bearers for 2020:

Head of School - Crispen Mashingaidze (G)

Deputy Head of School & - Taine Smith (G)
Head of Grinham

Head of Tinokura - Torrin Bissett (P)

Senior Scholar - Simbarashe Govore (S)

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Volleyball U17 Tournament & Interhouse 2019

Peterhouse U17 Tournament - P6 W5 L1
Final Ranking
1st St George’s
2nd Bernard Mizeki
3rd Peterhouse
4th St John’s
5th Midlands Christian College
6th Christian Brother’s College
7th Tynwald
8th Wise Owl

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Leavers Service 2019

On Tuesday 12th November we bid farewell to our Peterhouse Boys Class of 2019.

Our Leavers gathered in the Chapel to receive some sound advice on life after school from Petreans Dr Peter Hildebrand and Mr Brynn Mullen, before each being handed a Petrean Tie.  A special Leavers Chapel Service was held, with some parents in attendance, after which our Leavers gathered in the Great Court for their final War Cry.   We wish our leavers everything of the best for the future. 

Rector’s Address 

Leavers’ Service Michaelmas 2019
So that’s it then – we’re all leaving, the sixth form and me and a few others too, most notably, from this particular place, Ryan Torrie, our chaplain. For all of us there is a new chapter to be written, a new phase of our life to unfold and with that comes excitement and anticipation and perhaps some nervousness too.

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Learner Guide Qualification Admissions Now Open for 2020

Would you like to leave school with a Learner Hunter/ Guide Qualification ready to start an apprenticeship?

Peterhouse Group of Schools, Zimbabwe, offers the course as a 2 year post IGCSE subject covering the syllabus required for the National Parks Exams while studying 2 optional IGCSE/A Level subjects and being fully involved in the school curriculum.

We offer weekly practicals, day trips, field trips, fishing, identification skills, tracking, shooting, photography etc. External pupils are offered the opportunity to join Peterhouse for lessons and exam revision.

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