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 parentis".

This is an enormous task which has the following as objectives:


Basic 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 problems.
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 punishment.
Hostel rules should be adhere to this will contribute towards order and a well organised institution.
Consultation with parents and learners takes place.



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