Background Photos by Chrissi van Dyk

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

WALVIS BAY PRIVATE HIGH SCHOOL IS REGISTERED AS A PRIVATE SCHOOL.


The school receives a subsidy in the form of teachers at the ratio determined by the government. A board of Directors manages the school.

The BOD directs & manages all aspects of the School. They maintain the structure & facilities of the School and ensure that the School supports the Namibian Educational System and maintain a high standard of education.Together with the Principal and staff, the BOD further strives to provide a holistic approach to education with the aim of producing responsible, independent young people who will become valuable members of the Namibian Society.

THEIR KEY RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Developing the vision & policies of the school;

  • Recommending the appointment of staff;

  • Developing the school's infrastructure;

  • Promoting school welfare;

  • Communicating with parents & the community;

  • Establishing various committees; and

  • Establishing & running Development Funds specifically set up to benefit the school

BOARD MEMBERS

  • Chairman - Mr. Rocco Viljoen

  • Vice Chairman - Mr. Cobie Mans

  • Principal - Mrs. Estelle Eigelaar

  • Deputy Principal - Mr. Henjan van der Hyde

  • Financial Director - Mr. Cobie Mans

  • PTA Director - Mrs. Christina Beukes

  • Sport Director - Mr. Patrick Quinn

  • Technical Director - Mr. Bernard Pretorius

  • Technical Director - Mr. Francois Venter

  • Marketing Director - Mr. Frank Scholtz

  • Senior HOD Academics - Mrs. Wilma de Wet

Rocco Viljoen

Chairman

Cobie Mans

Vice Chairman

Director: Finance

Estelle Eigelaar

Principal

Henjan van der Hyde

Deputy Principal &

Primary Phase Principal

Frank Scholtz

Director: Marketing

Bernard Pretorious

Director: Technical

Francois Venter

Director: Technical

Patrick Quinn

Director: Sport

Christina Beukes

Director: PTA

Pierre Marais

Director: Logistics & Support

Wilma de Wet

Senior HOD Academics