Our Staff

A message from our Principal:

Its 7:45 in the morning and the shrill echo of the bell breaks the various conversation threads that populate the staffroom.  As one by one, we exit, we are welcomed by the hum of hundreds of girls in their blue and green shirts, engaged in light-hearted banter, giggles and polite good morning greetings.  Each day, I marvel at the wonders that this cocoon of a school produces as we are enveloped by the warmth and understanding of a building that can only be described as a grand old lady.

Russell High has been my home for the last 16 years, and over these years we have held steadfast in our belief that the business of educating young ladies from diverse backgrounds is not just about academics, but about imparting knowledge and skills that will enable them to function effectively in an ever-changing world.  Our vision, “Education with Heart”, aims to motivate and enthuse learners to put their heart and soul in everything they do whilst fostering a climate of tolerance, co-operation, empathy and mutual respect.  We recognize that learners as individuals are unique but within this uniqueness lies the key to a treasure chest that unlocks the true potential of each learner and paves the path to success.

Each year at Senior Prize giving, as I watch our matriculants humbly strut onto the stage to receive their various accolades, my heart swells with pride, as I reflect on the 5 years that have catapulted young teenage girls into capable, responsible, young ladies who have enjoyed and benefitted from every facet of life at this school and are now well prepared to navigate the real world.  I cast a glance at our other precious commodity at Russell, our staff, and note the sense of achievement and satisfaction on their faces at the countless, dedicated hours they have spent preparing and  investing in young ladies, that  are now paying off exponentially.  140 years later and still always prepared-Semper Parata!

Management

Mrs A Rampershad HEADMISTRESS
Mrs A Rampershad HEADMISTRESS
Mrs M Amod
ACTING DEPUTY HEADMISTRESS. HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 12. HEAD OF MATHS AND SCIENCE
Mrs M Amod ACTING DEPUTY HEADMISTRESS. HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 12. HEAD OF MATHS AND SCIENCE
Mrs K Kershaw 
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 11.  HEAD OF LANGUAGES
Mrs K Kershaw HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 11. HEAD OF LANGUAGES
Mrs N Crawford
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 10. HEAD OF ARTS, CULTURE AND GEOGRAPHY
Mrs N Crawford HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 10. HEAD OF ARTS, CULTURE AND GEOGRAPHY
Mr B Maritz  
HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 9. HEAD OF COMMERCE, SERVICES AND LO
Mr B Maritz HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 9. HEAD OF COMMERCE, SERVICES AND LO
Mrs F Mahomed ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 8
Mrs F Mahomed ACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 8

Educators

Mrs G Abderoof
Mrs G Abderoof
Mrs K Bartholomew
Mrs K Bartholomew
Ms S Cheadee
Ms S Cheadee
Mrs F Haffejee
Mrs F Haffejee
Miss C Harris
Miss C Harris
Mrs B Kallicharan
Mrs B Kallicharan
Miss Z Khanyile
Miss Z Khanyile
Mrs S Khan
Mrs S Khan
Mrs M Langeveldt
Mrs M Langeveldt
Mrs J Letchman
Mrs J Letchman
Miss T McNamara
Miss T McNamara
Miss A Memela
Miss A Memela
Miss L Mncube
Miss L Mncube
Mrs C Moore
Mrs C Moore
Mr G Pretorius
Mr G Pretorius
Miss Y Rohan
Miss Y Rohan
Mrs R Saley
Mrs R Saley
Mrs C Singh
Mrs C Singh
Mrs J Swart
Mrs J Swart
Mrs H Zikhali
Mrs H Zikhali
Mr S Zondi
Mr S Zondi

Administration

Mrs Bezuidenhout PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST
Mrs Bezuidenhout PART-TIME RECEPTIONIST
Ms K Goatley PA TO THE HEADMISTRESS
Ms K Goatley PA TO THE HEADMISTRESS
Mrs E Mackenzie LIBRARIAN
Mrs E Mackenzie LIBRARIAN
Mrs L Pretorius UNIFORM SHOP
Mrs L Pretorius UNIFORM SHOP
Mrs T Rhodes BURSAR
Mrs T Rhodes BURSAR
Mrs M Senore-Bullock
MARKETING
Mrs M Senore-Bullock MARKETING
Mrs K Smith ADMISSIONS AND FINANCE SECRETARY
Mrs K Smith ADMISSIONS AND FINANCE SECRETARY

Support Staff

Mr A Kruger MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Mr A Kruger MAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Mr C Dlamini GROUNDSMAN
Mr C Dlamini GROUNDSMAN
Mr S Nxumalo GROUNDSMAN
Mr S Nxumalo GROUNDSMAN
Mrs T Bhengu
Mrs T Bhengu

List of Staff

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MANAGEMENTPROFILEemail
Mrs A RampershadHEADMISTRESS principal@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs M AmodACTING DEPUTY HEADMISTRESS. HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 12deputy@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs K KershawHEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 11stuartk@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs N CrawfordHEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 10crawfordn@russellhigh.co.za
Mr B MaritzHEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 9maritzb@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs F MahomedACTING HEAD OF DEPARTMENT GRADE 8mahomedf@russellhigh.co.za
ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTPROFILE
Ms K GoatleyPA TO THE HEADMISTRESSadmin@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs T RhodesBURSARfinance@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs K SmithADMISSIONS AND FINANCEdebtors@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs J BezuidenhoutRECEPTIONISTreception@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs E MackenzieLIBRARIANlibrary@russellhigh.co.za
Mrs L PretoriusUNIFORM SHOP
GROUND STAFFPROFILE
Mr A KrugerMAINTENANCE SUPERVISOR
Mr S NxumaloGROUND STAFF
Mr C DlaminiGROUND STAFF
Mrs T BhenguGROUND STAFF
TEACHERSUBJECTGRADE
ABDEROOF, Mrs GAFRIKAANS8,9
ABDEROOF, Mrs GAFRIKAANS 1ST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE10,11,12
ABDEROOF, Mrs GCOMPUTYPING9
AMOD, Mrs MLIFE SCIENCES10,12
BARTHOLOMEW, Mrs KLGEOGRAPHY10,11,12
BARTHOLOMEW, Mrs KLLIFE ORIENTATION8
CHEADEE, Mrs SCOMPUTYPING8,9
CHEADEE, Mrs SCOMPUTER APPLICATIONS TECHNOLOGY10,11,12
CHEADEE, Mrs STECHNOLOGY9
CRAWFORD, Mrs NJART8,9
CRAWFORD, Mrs NJVISUAL ARTS10,11,12
HAFFEJEE, Ms FENGLISH9
HAFFEJEE, Ms FGEOGRAPHY10
HAFFEJEE, Ms FLIFE ORIENTATION10,11,12
HAFFEJEE, Ms FLIFE SCIENCES10
HARRIS, Miss CENGLISH8
HARRIS, Miss CENGLISH HOME LANGUAGE10,11,12
KALLICHARAN, Mrs BENGLISH 8
KALLICHARAN, Mrs BENGLISH HOME LANGUAGE10,11,12
KERSHAW, Mrs KJENGLISH 9
KERSHAW, Mrs KJENGLISH HOME LANGUAGE10,11,12
KHAN, Mrs SLIFE ORIENTATION8
KHAN, Mrs SNATURAL SCIENCES8,9
KHANYILE, Miss ZPBUSINESS STUDIES10,11,12
KHANYILE, Miss ZPCOMPUTYPING8
KHANYILE, Miss ZPECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES9
KHANYILE, Miss ZPIsiZULU9
LANGEVELDT, Mrs MMATHEMATICAL LITERACY10,11,12
LANGEVELDT, Mrs MMATHEMATICS10
LETCHMAN, Mrs JEENGLISH9
LETCHMAN, Mrs JEENGLISH HOME LANGUAGE10,11,12
MAHOMED, Mrs FMATHEMATICS9,10,11,12
MARITZ, Mr AJBACCOUNTING10,11,12
MARITZ, Mr AJBECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES9
MCNAMARA, Miss TALIFE ORIENTATION8,9,10,11,12
MEMELA, Miss AIsiZULU9
MEMELA, Miss AIsiZULU 1ST ADDITIONAL LANGUAGE10,11,12
MEMELA, Miss AIsiZULU HOME LANGUAGE10
MNCUBE, Miss LDRAMA8,9
MNCUBE, Miss LDRAMATIC ARTS10,11,12
MNCUBE, Miss LLIFE ORIENTATION11
MOORE, Mrs CMATHEMATICAL LITERACY11,12
MOORE, Mrs CMATHEMATICS9
PRETORIUS, Mr GLIFE SCIENCES11
PRETORIUS, Mr GPHYSICAL SCIENCE10,11,12
PRETORIUS, Mr GTECHNOLOGY8
ROHAN, Miss YART8
ROHAN, Miss YHOSPITALITY STUDIES10,11,12
ROHAN, Miss YLIFE ORIENTATION9
ROHAN, Miss YTECHNOLOGY8
SALEY, Mrs RGEOGRAPHY10,11
SALEY, Mrs RMATHEMATICAL LITERACY10
SALEY, Mrs RMATHEMATICS8
SENORE-BULLOCK, Mrs MMARKETINGmarketing@russellhigh.co.za
SINGH, Mrs CRLIFE ORIENTATION9
SINGH, Mrs CRSOCIAL SCIENCES8,9
SWART, Mrs JLART8
SWART, Mrs JLDRAMA8,9
SWART, Mrs JLDRAMATIC ARTS10,11,12
ZIKHALI, Mrs HVAFRIKAANS8
ZIKHALI, Mrs HVART9
ZIKHALI, Mrs HVCOMPUTYPING8
ZIKHALI, Mrs HVECONOMIC & MANAGEMENT SCIENCES8
ZONDI, Mr SCIsiZULU HOME LANGUAGE10,11,12