Parents’ Association

"Positive and active parent engagement"

The Parents Association functions as a special committee appointed in terms of the Durban Girls’ College constitution, with a mission statement as follows:

The Parents Association Committee supports the Durban Girls’ College mission and strategic direction, to build community through positive and active parent engagement, ongoing and effective communication, and strong partnerships.

Objectives of the PA:

    • To provide an avenue of communication between parents, the Executive Head, and the Board
    • Inform parents on DGC matters
    • Harness talents of parents for the general benefit and welfare of DGC
    • Provide volunteer services to the school
    • Fundraise
    • To use the fundraising events to cultivate, build and enhance the school spirit, family, and community of DGC

Members 2021





Caley Rosenberg
JP Chairlady
Debby Guye HS Treasurer & Environmental
Kerryn Hulsen
SP Secretary & Uniform Shop
Trisha Parshotam SP My School
Lauren Wellbeloved SP Events & Marketing
Fathima Essack SP My School
Nathalee Venter JP Marketing & Events
Hallima Joosab JP Health & Wellness
Leann Guruvadu SP Transformation
Suveena Bisetty JP/SP
Lauren Tweedie HS College House
Nicky Olivier JP/SP Rites of Passage
Sarah Alsen HS Environmental
Fathima Pandor JP
Gina Meldrum HS
Jolene Smith SP
Romaana Karodia JP

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PA Committee

Our committee operates with standing sub-committees that support current initiatives, being:

  • Finance
  • Parent Liaison
  • College House Liaison
  • Environmental Awareness
  • Rites of Passage Gifting
  • Communication

PA Events

Throughout the year we coordinate events with the assistance of the Class Liaison Parents:

  • Family Picnic
  • Outdoor Movie Night
  • Dads and Daughters Dinner
  • Annual Teachers Appreciation Tea
  • Matric Parents Farewell Cocktail Party, to name a few.

The Parent Association has sponsored speakers and events and made purchases for the school to enhance the school experience and environment.


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