MEET THE TEACHERS: DERYN SOLDO

19 June 2018 – Deryn Soldo joined the teaching staff at Saint Andrew’s at the beginning of the second term. It was a new post for her, but the territory was anything but unfamiliar. We had a sit down and chat with Deryn about her Saints’ connections and her path to a school that is very close to her heart:


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SaintsAdmin June 19, 2018
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Chris Thomas celebrates a decade as Headmaster

3 April – Saturday, 1 April 2017, marked exactly a decade since Chris Thomas became Headmaster of Saint Andrew’s School. A former Head Boy, he succeeded the much-loved Roy Gordon.


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SaintsAdmin April 3, 2017
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Saints a perfect fit for Marelise

7 February 2017 – New Saint Andrew’s junior school teacher Marelise van Niekerk’s first job was in the corporate sector, but the regimented life of working for a major corporation weighed heavily on her shoulders. Then she discovered teaching through helping one of her brothers with his work. It was what she wanted to do.


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SaintsAdmin February 7, 2017
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Back to the future for Lisle

1 February 2017 – Like her namesake Lizel Jurgensen, Lisle (as in Liezel) Loots is not a newcomer to Bloemfontein. She moves to Bloem and Saint Andrew’s from Margate, but Bloemfontein was her home before she left for the south coast of KwaZulu-Natal.


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SaintsAdmin February 1, 2017
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Pierre Grobler shines in Seniors’ golf

30 January 2017 – Saint Andrew’s junior school teacher Pierre Grobler has been burning up golf courses for some time in the senior ranks. His latest success came over the weekend when he won the super-senior title at the Free State Seniors Championships, which were held at the Bloemfontein Golf Club.


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SaintsAdmin January 30, 2017
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Lizel Jurgensen thrilled to be a Saints’ teacher

26 January 2017 – Saint Andrew’s has welcomed a number of new staff members to the school for 2017, including grade 5 teacher Lizel Jurgensen, who had long harboured an ambition to teach at the school.


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SaintsAdmin January 26, 2017
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Janco Olivier returns to teach at his alma mater

11 January 2017 – Janco Olivier attended Saint Andrew’s from grade 0 to grade 12 and has now returned to the school to teach biology, taking over from Charles Hansen, who retired at the end of 2016 after 30 years at Saints.


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SaintsAdmin January 12, 2017
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Irene Lubbe moves up the teaching ladder

19 December 2016 – After nine years at Saint Andrew’s, junior school teacher Irene Lubbe will be moving to Bainsvlei in 2017 to take up a post as Principal of Tjhabelang Primary School, which caters to children from grade 000 to grade 3.


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SaintsAdmin December 19, 2016
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