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Our School

Duneside High School caters for the Walvis Bay community. It offers tuition through the medium of English to learners in Grade 1—12. In order to benefit optimally from lessons, learners should be at ease with the English language.

There is only one class group for each grade. Thus, only a limited number of students can be accommodated per class, which ensures frequent and direct contact between teachers and learners. This fosters individual and personal growth of learners.


Duneside is a two language school (English First Language, Afrikaans Second Language) that offers the following subjects: Mathematics, Biology, Physical Science, Accounting, Business Studies and Geography from Grade 9 to Grade 12. All learners excel in the sports codes they elect to pursue, be it at school itself or elsewhere in town.


The staff is well-qualified and experienced. They execute their professional duties diligently and efficiently. Communication with parents is deemed a vital component in the successful educational partnerships compromising learners, parents and teachers.


A democratically elected Governing Body from the parent group guides school affairs at a strategic level and also exercises control over financial matters.


In order to meet the financial demands made of a private school, parents are obligated to make a monthly contribution. 

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Principal’s Welcome

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In order to prepare its learners to assume their roles as contributing

and responsible members of society.


Duneside is committed to provide quality education in an environment which fosters excellence, unity and pride.

Vision Statement

2023 Slogan

  • Duneside is committed to providing learners with a direction for life.


Faculty & Staff

Duneside High School strives to ensure that all its learners receive a quality education from professionally qualified teachers. The school offers Pre-Primary – AS Level and has 15 classes with a learner-teacher ratio of 1:30-32.

In total, the school has 406 enrolled learners and a teaching, administrative, and maintenance staff that consists of:


* The Principal – Mrs Anne Einbeck (since 2013)

* Junior Primary Head of Department – Mrs Nadia De Wee

* Senior Primary Head of Department – Mr Lendle Du Plessis

* Secondary School Head of Department – Mr Arthur Arnolds



* Pre-Primary A – Mrs Lucille van Wyk

* Pre-Primary B – Ms Eden Damens

* Grade 1 – Ms Lee-Anne Simon

* Grade 2 – Ms Ursula Damens

* Grade 3 A – Mrs Annerie Rupping

* Grade 3 B – Ms Liesel Germishuys



* Grade 4 – Ms Shelly Uiras

* Grade 5 – Ms Talitha De Waal

* Grade 6 – Mrs Ernet Theron

* Grade 7 – Mrs Marzanne van der Merwe




* Grade 8 – Mr Lamont Coraizin

* Grade 9 – Mrs Ester Namunyekwa

* Grade 10 – Ms Aili Hamunyela & Ms Pearl Nail

* Grade 11 – Mr Francois Junius

* AS Level – Mr Friday Doro



Additional teachers:

* Mr Moses Masawi (Physics & Chemistry)

* Ms Jesca Chirinda (Accounting)

* Mrs Cathleen Galant (Business Studies)

* Mr Creswill Scholtz – Head of Sport



* Mrs Faldiela Muller – School Administrator

* Ms Romily Farmer – Administrative Teacher

* Mrs Chrizelma Groenewaldt – School Secretary


* Amalwa

* Petrus Linus

* Petrus Hihalevali

* Sylvia Tuyoleni

* Thomas

* Tommy

* Moses Vries

Senior Primary
Secondary Teachers
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