High School

Mr B du Preez


“…You are not great in the future; you are great right where you are now. So, be great…Today!”

person-placeholderMr B du Preez holds a Higher Diploma in Education with majors in English, Mathematics and Gifted Child Education as a professional teacher. He has also completed the Further Diploma in Education and BTech: Human Resources Development degree with a strong focus on Curriculum Design and Human Performance Improvement methodology. He recently completed the Advanced Certificate in Education at University of Johannesburg.

Mr du Preez was appointed as Deputy Principal from 1997 to 2003 but left teaching to pursue a career in the private sector as Learning & Development Manager up until 2012. The 12 years of experience within the corporate business environment, also affords him specialist experience to identify knowledge and skills students need for successful engagement in the business and corporate environment. He believes that passing this knowledge, skills and experience onto students, creates a holistic and practical benefit for students, parents and colleagues alike.

Brian is an ardent sportsman and keen golfer. He has a special love for classical music and is regarded as an accomplished tenor with a focus on choral singing. Brian has deep Christian principles, and is a recognised soloist and Praise & Worship leader at his local church. He also has specialist skills for film-making, photography, video production and editing.

Brian is married for 20 years to his wife, Debbie. His goal in life has always been to ensure that any contribution he makes will bring positive change to the corner of society he finds himself in. His philosophy in life is that “…You are not great in the future; you are great right where you are now. So, be great…Today!”

High School History

Covenant College Staff


Opened in 2007 by Mrs M Swanepoel; Covenant College high school has grown into an independent sector of the Covenant College extension. Boasting newly built facilities and small classes, we offer a unique educational experience. Our commitment is to nurture every learner’s individual God given talents, and to encourage each person to become confident, self-determined individuals ready to make a meaningful contribution to society.

Principal Brian du Preez
Management team  
Senior phase HOD Naomi Ford
FET phase HOD Maria Jordaan
Head of languages and bible education Maria Jordaan
Head of humanities Warren Venter
Head of commerce Toni Fisher
Head of life sciences, natural sciences and digital sciences Bev Sanders
Head of maths and physical science David Bindura
Administrator Melissa Kershaw
Admin officer Natasha Amm
Librarian Warren Venter
Educators David Bindura
Melissa Coetzer
Monica de Ru
Maryke du Randt
Melanie Ferreira
Toni Fisher
Naomi Ford
Shalene Boden
Maria Jordaan
Faith Bantom
Chloe Phuti
Bev Sanders
Kirsty Sanders
Warren Venter
Vanessa Weyers
Izak Buys
Kerry Friend
Melissa Kershaw
Sports co-ordinator Fabian Brooks
Relief staff Maxine Birch


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