Oudtshoorn School of Skills

Our dedicated staff

Oudtshoorn School of Skills

Management Staff

Mrs. Lizé Badenhorst

Mrs. Lizé Badenhorst

Deputy Principal

Mr. Johan Scheepers

Mr. Johan Scheepers

Departmental Head - Skills

Mrs. Alsje Schoeman

Mrs. Alsje Schoeman

Departmental Head - Academic

A Word

From Our Principal

“We believe in the inherent potential of all our learners to develop into independent adults. We focus on values as a means to reach our goals and our discipline is strongly based on values. Our staff creates a caring environment to ensure learners’ emotional safety. We trust in the ability of our staff to equip learners with the skills and values to become meaningful role players in our country’s economic growth. “

– Mr. Gavin Block

Our Staff

Oudtshoorn School of Skills Staff Members
What our Teachers have to say

We Inspire

“The Oudtshoorn School of Skills help learners to cross a bridge to a brighter future.”

Mrs L Badenhorst (Deputy Principal)

“Learners benefit from smaller classes and thus receive individual attention.”

Mrs A Schoeman (HOD Academic Department)

“Many of the learners have experienced only failure in their previous school careers. Here they learn to do things with their hands. They experience success and the bloom!”

Mr J Scheepers (HOD Skills Department)

“In this school we develop caring learners into responsible and hardworking adult.”

Me D Dickason (School Psychologist)

“Learners have the opportunity to receive training in a fully equipped skills workshops and academic classrooms are equipped with the latest technology”

Mr J Botes

“This school give learners the opportunity to make a new start in their school career and study learning areas in which they take interest. They also get the opportunity to serve God and to learn more from the Word of the Lord.”

Mrs L Swart

“This school give learners the opportunity to prepare themselves for the world of work. To be able to walk into a work place with basic skills.”

Mr J Botes

“Due to the good relationship of the school with the business community of Oudtshoorn, learners get the opportunity to go out and get experience in the work place on two occasions during their course. These job shadowing placements often lead to job opportunities for the learners.”

Mrs B Du Plessis

“It is a very good thing to teach these learners skills in Hospitality and Catering, as many of them obtain jobs in the Hospitality Sector in the Klein Karoo.”

Mrs H Vermeulen

“Learners are skilled in computer studies in well equipped labs, and learners with learning difficulties are also helped through computer programmes to improve their skills.”

Me Z Julies

“This school allow learners to excel in various sports codes, or for the less talented, to be able to partake and to experience the value of being part of a team.”

Mrs J Jordan

“In this school learners are trained to develop their cultural talents in singing, dancing and acting. They get opportunities to stage their performances to appreciative audiences.”

Mrs C Dreyer

“Our school serve a richly diverse area, with many different ethnic groups. Thus learners are taught to respect and to interact with one another.”

Mr H Calitz

“We are a very proud school at the heart of our local neighbourhood, and we provide a haven in which our learners feel safe, valued and happy.”

Mrs Z Herholdt

“Every child at Oudtshoorn School of Skills is special The staff do their utmost to ensure that each learner is given every opportunity to learn and to succeed and that every student leave the school equipped with the skills and attributes necessary to meet the challenges of the word of today.”

Mr N Breytenbach

“Learners leave Oudtshoorn School of Skills having been enriched by our diversity as responsible adult citizens, ready to meet the demands of a modern South Africa.”

Mr D Lewis

“The Oudtshoorn School of Skills take great care in involving the parents of the school, as well as other members of the community. Various opportunities are created for parents to meet the staff, and the door of the principal is always open for parents to raise their fears and uncertainties.”

Mr A Stuurman

“Positive discipline is supported by means of a value driven approach. Awards for obtaining these values help in capturing these Principles.”

Mr E Loff