A word from the Senior Hostel
Mistress, Mrs R Clarke:
Die Wilge High School Hostel is "a home
away from home". The primary task of the
Senior Hostel Mistress, Mrs. R. Clarke
and the duty doing teachers are
educational. The management of the
hostel and the teacher are in "loco
This is an enormous task which has the
following as objectives:
discipline and respect.
• Personal involvement with each
boarder and parents/guardians.
• Assistance and guidance in
teaching life skills.
• Intervention takes place to
rehab boarders that are causing
• The example that is set by the
duty teacher serve as basis for
the behaviour of the boarders.
• Positive reinforcement is done
and the focus is on changing of
behaviour rather than
• Hostel rules should be adhere
to this will contribute towards
order and a well organised
• Consultation with parents and
learners takes place.