Introduction to Rand Park High School
Rand Park High School’s academic, sporting, cultural and service offering provides a holistic education to each learner who joins the school. Qualified educators strive for academic excellence and the school has a reputation for its sporting successes, excellence in visual and performing arts and a disciplined, firm and fair environment that enables learning and the establishment of life-long friendships among learners.
Rand Park High has ranked among the “Top Feeder Schools” to the University of the Witwatersrand for 8 consecutive years.
Learners are encouraged to become involved in the school and have ample opportunity to participate in activities that suit their specific needs and interests. They are provided with an all-round education that will help to prepare them for further tertiary studies and the world of work.
We welcomed Mr Nelson Mandela to our school when he visited on 22 August 2000. He addressed the learners and educators at the School Assembly.
Top Feeder School Award to Wits for 8 years!
Rand Park High receives the “Top Feeder School Award” from the University of the Witwatersrand.
Zodwa Ndebele of Wits, presents this certificate to our Principal, Mr Alan Wilke, on 23 October 2017.
District School Award
Mr Wilke attended the District Awards, held on 8 February 2013, where Rand Park was was placed 2nd overall in the District.
The Top School in the District
Mr Wilke, receives “The Top School in the District” award on Friday, February 2012.
University of Johannesburg, Top Achievers
On 11 September 2009, for the third year in a row, Rand Park High School was formally credited as the school that had produced more top achieving first year students at the University of Johannesburg than any other educational institution – private or government -in the country!
Vision and Mission Statement
“To position Rand Park High School as one of the leading high schools in the country and in so doing, provide a quality education that will serve the needs of its learners and the community.”
- To provide opportunities for learners of varied abilities and backgrounds to develop into well-balanced, responsible, innovative, independent learners.
- To create a caring, disciplined, supportive, child-centred environment that helps to develop each learner’s potential.
- To prepare learners positively for the challenges of a dynamic, multi-cultural, technological society.
- To produce well-rounded individuals who excel in tertiary institutions and the work place.
Our facilities are rated as some of the best in Gauteng.
The classrooms are all equipped with whiteboards, data projectors, laptops and iPads. We also boast a number of specialised venues and laboratories.
On-campus facilities include three beautifully maintained fields, eight Cricket nets, seven Tennis and Netball courts, a 12-lane Olympic-sized heated swimming pool with Water Polo depth, and a fully-equipped and functional gym.
Our security systems are state-of-the-art and proactive, ensuring a safe and secure school environment.
We strive to continually improve and upgrade our facilities.
Rand Park High School has a highly-qualified, dedicated and professional staff which ensures that the school’s vision and mission statement are achieved.
It is headed by Mr A Wilke, assisted by the Deputy Principals, Mrs G Schütte, Mr C O’Connell, Mr R Coertzen, Ms T Workman-Davies and members of the Executive.
The academic staff are well supported by efficient administrative and maintenance personnel.
Rand Park High offers a rich and varied academic programme with excellent academic facilities. Our standards are high and many of our former learners are now leaders in the fields of Business, Science, Academics, Sport, Music and the Arts.
Our learners are competitive and actively participate in a variety of sporting activities. We are proud of our school spirit, qualified coaches and excellent results. Sport at Rand Park High builds discipline, teamwork, sportsmanship, commitment and determination.
With an exciting range of cultural activities, clubs and societies, our cultural programme offers something for everyone. Learners participate in on-stage festivals, the annual Major Production, Chess, Photography, Hiking, Music, Emergency Care and more.
Our learners serve their school and the community in various ways. The Leadership programme, outreach activities and service initiatives all contribute to building a sense of pride, responsibility and commitment.