A good school means different things to different people


A good school means different things to different people


Choosing the right school for your daughter is a very important decision, with many factors to take into consideration: what the school is able to offer her and where she will be happy and able to thrive are likely to be high on your agenda. A good school means different things to different people. For some it is the academic outcomes of a school that define its excellence. For others it is the breadth of the school’s curricular and extramural activities. Many people are interested in the facilities a school has to offer, while for others it is the ethos and values of the school that are important. Choosing the right school for your daughter is not easy. We aim to help you through the whole process, making it as enjoyable and stress-free as possible.

Visit Us

We strongly encourage interested parents and students to visit the school and see what makes life at Girls High so special. Visiting us will provide you with the opportunity to see the school in action, meet staff and students and have your questions answered. Girls generally enter in Grade 8. Sometimes, places may become available in the higher grades – the admissions office will be able to advise on the availability thereof. Please contact Mrs Heyman at our Admissions Office by emailing:


If you decide that you would like to apply for a place at our school, you need to complete and submit the online application form. Kindly note only online applications will be accepted. Applications for 2023 open 1 April 2022 and close 31 August 2022 for boarder and Day Girl Applications. Please ensure that all the required documentation as indicated on the online application, is emailed to the admissions office after you have submitted the online application. To apply, simply click on the link below, complete and submit. This link will only be active during the application period.

Open Mornings

Girls High’s “Open Days” are always popular for prospective pupils and their parents. This year we are offering an open day on 11 June 2022 starting at 08:30. Please send an email to for further details. Whilst it is possible to recognise a school’s qualities from what you view on the website, we encourage you to visit us to fully appreciate the all round, holistic education that we will offer your daughter.

Get in touch


Tel: (018) 294 3228  

Postal Address

The High School for Girls Potchefstroom
Private Bag X1217

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