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Peterhouse Boys





AMG Sevens Tournament
Overall Result; Peterhouse came 2nd out of 7 schools.

Prince Edward Sprint Challenge - Peterhouse came 2nd out of 8
Peterhouse Inter-Schools’ Relays - Peterhouse came 1st out of 7
National representation:
Ronald Mirimi (Gold U18 Discus) Blessed Shumba (Gold U18 High Jump and Bronze U18 Triple Jump) Ethan Chimimba (Silver U18 400m and Silver U18 Medley Relay) Rodney Sachiti (Bronze U20 Long Jump)

League Games P 8 W 6 L 2
U20 Harare International School Tournament P 4 W 3 L 1
U20 Watershed Tournament P 3 W1 L 2
National representation:
Zimbabwe U20 (CHISZ): Lameck Vheriwa, Walter Mukotekwa and Kudzanai Makanza.

Cross Country
Watershed Invitational - Peterhouse came 2nd out of 8 schools.
Arundel - Peterhouse came 2nd out of 12 schools.
Lomagundi - Peterhouse came 1st out of 10 schools.

1st Team
50 Overs P4 W2 L2
St George’s Festival P6 W4 L2
St John’s Festival P5 W3 L2
National representation:
Zimbabwe U19 Squad: Struan Moore-Gordon, Robert Chiminya and Tawanda Muyeye.

Inter-Schools’ Individual Stableford - Matthew Bramford 1st
Harare Schools Golf League - Tied First

1st Team
Season P15 W8 L4 D3
Namibia Tour 1st Team P6 W3 L1 D2
National representation:
Zimbabwe U19: Sean Davis and Riaan Kotze.

Mountain Bike
Peterhouse had excellent representation in the Spur Series held throughout Zimbabwe.
National representation:
Brett Elliott, Keith Elliott and Sebastian Bicknell.

South African Championships:
Peterhouse came 1st in the Co-Ed Trophy. Keegan Smith and Kenneth Raynor won a Bronze Medal in Men’s U19 Double.
National Championships
Peterhouse came 1st in the Men’s category.
Kenneth Raynor came 2nd in the Men’s Single Scull.
Kenneth Raynor, Keegan Smith, Douglas Cox, Brendan Eggerglusz and David Rogers came 1st in the Men’s Quad.
Michael Johnson Memorial Trophy awarded to Kenneth Raynor for outstanding commitment to Rowing
National representation
Zimbabwe U19: Keegan Smith and Kenneth Raynor 14th in the Junior World Championships in Lithuania.
RAZ: Brendan Eggersglusz competed at the Royal Canadian Henley Regatta.

1st Team P12 W7 L5 D0
National representation
Zimbabwe U17 Craven Week: Tawanda Muyeye, Tadiwa Ditima and Takunda Makiwa.
Zimbabwe U19 Craven Week: Ronald Mirimi, Tabonga Ngonyamo, Mazvitaishe Nyamarebvu and Lameck Vheriwa.
Zimbabwe U19 Academy Week: Kundai Mashingaidze and Allan Mawande.

CHISZ Schools League P6 W6 L0 D0
CHIZS Tournament P6 W5 L0 D1
League Games P6 W2 L2 D0
National representation
CHISZ National Team: Pfupajena Guni, (Capt), Tinotenda Motsi, (Vice-Capt.), Munashe Mandaza, Kudzo Chiwara and Addmore Mawere.

Peterhouse A P9 W3 L6
Peterhouse B P7 W5 L2
Peterhouse C P10 W7 L3
National representation
Zimbabwe U14 – Muzuva Gutu, Brian Bennett, David Bennett, Sean Rogers.

Prince Edward - Peterhouse came 4th out of 7
St John’s College - Peterhouse came 1st out of 6
Peterhouse - Peterhouse came 3rd out of 6
St George’s Inter-schools at Les Brown - Peterhouse came 5th out of 7

Table Tennis
Under 18 Boys P12 W9 L3

First Team P5 W5 L0

National Championships: Marcel Paulser 1st Keith Elliot 1st
South African Championships: Marcel Paulser 2nd Keith Elliot 1st

Volleyball 2017
League Fixtures: P9 W4 L5
ATS Tournament: P5 W3 L2
ATS Select Side: Tinotenda Motsi, Anesu Chiwara, Jermaine Joseph, Tapiwanashe Dzuda, Caxton Muchono and Kudzo Chiwara.

Water Polo
1st Team placed 5th at the Crusader Shield



Peterhouse is part of the Zimbabwe National Archery Schools Program (NASP). Paulo Marucchi Chierro is our best archer; he recently scored 289 points from a possible 300 in the Inter-Schools’ Challenge.

Bee Keeping
Peterhouse houses 35 active bee hives and runs a successful Beekeeping Club.

The First Team was jointly Captained by Nigel Mhaka and Christian Hough. We won the Inter-Schools’ Bridge trophy this year.

Tyrone Midzi was our Chess Captain this year. Nigel Mushayavanhu (D Block, Founders) won the Speed Chess Challenge.

Velile Malaba was the Captain of the Debating Team this year. Malvern won our Junior Inter-House Debate, with Thabiso Molai as Best Speaker. Grinham won the Senior Inter-house Debate, with Velile Malaba as Best Speaker.

Horse Riding
Terence Sage (riding Spirit) and Tawanda Chauruka (riding Going Easy) completed the Blue Cross Challenge.

Mountain Bike Club
Brett and Keith Elliott are our top Mountain Bike Riders. They were selected to ride in the South African Spur Inter-Schools’ Challenge this year.

Model United Nations (MUN):
Mrs Patience Masaire, assisted by Mr Tonderai Nzanga, have taken boys and girls to forums held at Chisipite and the International School of Harare to participate in the MUN club.

Pecha Kucha:
A new 6th form club for 2017; ‘Pecha Kucha’ means ‘chit chat’ in Japanese. Pupils are required to make presentations for 6 minutes 40 seconds, supported by 20 images, auto-rotating at intervals of 20 seconds.

Public Speaking:
Pfupajena Guni (Grinham) won the Senior Public Speaking competition; Praise Jaravani (Ellis) won the Junior Inter-house Public Speaking Competitions. Ellis won the Inter-house Public Speaking for 2017.

Tinotenda Motsi has been awarded his Service Tie for being part of this Club for over four years.

School Newspaper (‘The Crown: Conditur on Paper’):
A new school activity for 2017 with Edward Somers-Walters as the Editor.

Service Clubs
The following clubs are routinely on offer/in action: Conservation; First Aid; Hospital and Frail Care Visit at the Borrowdale Trust; Interact; Kukura Neshungu; Leo Club; and the School Magazine.

17 6th Form boys have met regularly throughout the year with Kudzo Chiwara as President.

World Scholars Club:
The theme for 2017 has been ‘An Uncertain World’. Charles Moscrop, Hritik Kala and Makomborero Sachikonye (accompanied by Mrs Patience Masaire) have been invited to Yale University for the Champions Round in November.


Conservation and environmental activities thrive under the leadership of Mrs Penny Raynor. The following are of interest: Calderwood Park; Gosho Park; Learner Guides; Geography/Biology RIFA trip for Vth form; World Days; Mana to Kanyemba Canoe safari with Natureways; Fishing at Peterhouse.


Sister Act – The New Disco Musical
Sister Act (4 performances in the Fieldsend Hall and 4 at Reps Theatre, Harare) was a great success.

Creative Team:
Director - David Bvumbe; Musical Director - Billy St John; Choreography - Theresa Covini-Muteta; Set Artwork - Shamiso Whitcomb; Set Design - Noel Whitcomb; Costumes - Saskia Whitcomb

Lead Roles from the Peterhouse Group of Schools:
Chiwoneso Mvududu, Tafadzwa Njanike, Tadiwa Mushita, Tariro Magure, Fadzai Sarafoyi, Makomborero Pashapa, Praise Jaravani, Connor Eksteen, Addmore Mawere and Tariro Manonga.

The HandleBards
This remarkable Shakespeare theatre from the UK came all the way out to Peterhouse and performed a very entertaining version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream for the whole school.


Gold Award: Rodney Sachiti.
Silver Award: Tofara Chikwanha, Ian Fowlds, Angus Fergusson, Tadiwa Govore, Rindai Machokoto, David Rogers, Cullen Shoesmith and Michael Zartmann.
Bronze Award: Tristan Barron, Thomas Beverley, Connor Eksteen, Brendan Eggersglusz, Tariro Manonga, Tinotenda Motsi, Allan Mawande, Tapuwa Makani, Gareth Ncube, Benjamin Palmer, James Ross and Benjamin Shoesmith.


Basecamp (D Block)
Phase 1 of our Leadership and Personal Development Programme from Calderwood Park to Ruzawi Camp Site (about 25km in total). Pupils also did some wilderness skill development activities (canoeing, shooting and teambuilding activities).

Outback (C Block)
Phase 2 of our Leadership and Personal Development Programme from Gosho Park to Zambesi Holidays (about 35-40km in total). Pupils also did further activities (abseiling, various teambuilding and bush-craft activities).

Chimanimani Trip (B Block)
Phase 3 of our Leadership and Personal Development Programme. Early in the Michaelmas term B Block pupils go up to Outward Bound Zimbabwe for their Chimanimani experience.

Far and Wide (A Block)
Phase 4 of the Leadership and Personal Development Programme. Pupils either hike the full Turaco Trail (five nights under canvas and six days hiking) or do the traditional Far and Wide Leadership Programme, which includes hiking roughly half of the Turaco Trail.

Leadership and Personal Development Programme (5th and 6th form).
In January all our 5th and 6th form pupils participated in the Global Leadership Summit (a first in Zimbabwe), the highlight of which was the presentation of John Maxwell’s 5 levels of Leadership. The 5th Form programme continued in Life Skill lessons throughout the year based on Bill Hybels Leading – from Here to There.

6th Form newly appointed prefects, participated in the Prefects’ Development Programme and in The JOURNEY (Jointly Understanding, Reflecting and Negotiating strategy) process. This unique process genuinely lets the new prefects take some ownership of their leadership process for the upcoming year.


Group Music Report

National Institute of Allied Arts Vocal and Instrumental Festival - Eisteddfod 2017
Special Awards
Springvale House Choir - Mashonaland Holdings Cup
Springvale House Marimbas - Eduloan Trophy - Marimbas Grade 3-7
Junior Girls Choir B - The Gem Mercer Cup
Junior Boys Choir - The Gough Trophy
Senior Girls’ Choir B - The Cambrian Society Cup
Senior Mixed Choir - The Senior Schools Trophy
Senior Mixed Choir - The Watershed Cup
6th Form Girls’ Vocal Ensemble - The NIAA Ensemble Cup
Praise Jaravani - The Blythe Kruger Trophy for Junior Boys Vocal Solo Under 18
Makomborero Pashapa - The Peter Bosley Memorial Trophy for Men 16 - 18
Chiwoneso Mvududu - Monica Trollope Memorial Trophy for Women 16 - 30
Chiwoneso Mvududu - The Sanders Floating Trophy for Most Promising Singer
Chiwoneso Mvududu - Flora McCallun Cup for Girls Vocal Solo 16 - 18

Peterhouse Girls’ Marimbas
6th Form Boys’ Vocal Ensemble
5th Form Girls’ Vocal Ensemble
B Block Mixed Choir
Senior Boys’ Choir
Senior Girls’ Choir A
Matinatsashe Hove - Vocal Solo
Danai Mandebvu - Vocal Solo
Fadzai Saravoyi - Vocal Solo
Savannah Seaman - Vocal Solo

Musicians of the Year
Junior Musician of the Year - Shirea Brits (Cello). Runner Up - Ngonidzashe Musowe (Drums)
Senior Musician of the Year Instrumental - Deborah Davy (Piano). Runner Up - Sarah-Ann Soltau (Clarinet)
Senior Vocalist of the Year - Chiwoneso Mvududu. Runner Up - Makomborero Pashapa


Over $23 000 was raised this year.

The Blue Cross Expedition
This year, Terence Sage and Tawanda Chauruka (supported by Reuben de Kock) completed this amazing challenge raising funds for the SPCA. They rode, on horseback, from Chilo Lodge on the Save River to the base of Mt Nyangani in Nyanga. They covered a total distance of 500km.

Two Peterhouse Boys teams competed in this year’s Ironwill (Zimbabwe’s Premier adventure race). Competitors had to hike, bike and navigate around Matopos for 4 days, competing with 15 other teams, over some gruelling terrain. Douglas Cox, Brett Elliott, Kenneth Raynor, Brendan Eggersglusz, and Chayce Ross, came a close second (winning two of the stages) behind the winning Adult Team. The other Peterhouse team, represented by Cullen Shoesmith, Tim Elton, and Angus Fergusson, came in 3rd.

Running for Wild Dogs
15 Peterhouse Boys, 11 Peterhouse Girls, 5 Petreans, 6 employees of Painted Dog Conservation took part in a relay run from Chilo Lodge on the Save River to Victoria Falls at the beginning of the Michaelmas holiday. In all each participant ran at about 20 km per day for 6 consecutive days raising in total $10 000. Total distance covered under foot was 1175Km.


Cultural tour
To France, Italy, Czech Republic, Poland and Germany orgainised by Mrs Rutendo Mudiwa.

World Scholars’ Cup Tour
To Cape Town and to Yale University, USA with Mrs Patience Masaire.

Global Young Leaders conference
Tadiwa Govore attended the 10 day conference held in Washington and New York.