We, too, the great civilised nations of the world, are still but barbarians in our degree, so long as we continue to spend vast sums in killing or planning to kill each other for greed of land and gold.” It was in coming to the golden Free State fields that Hobhouse educated herself in the ‘great world-school’ that is central South Africa, for from these selfsame pastures, and humble farmlands, many champions of the fairer sex have grown, and continue to shake the world stage.
Not long ago, Kimberley-born Karen Muir broke a world record in backstroke at age twelve.
Bishop Arthur Chandler worked for a number of years to reinstate the school, and the school reopened in January 1916 on its present site on General Dan Pienaar Drive. In 1976, the school was sold to the Orange Free State Provincial Administration (PAO), on condition that it could retain its Anglican character.
It is now deemed an Independent school and is registered with the Independent Schools Association of Southern Africa.
Boarders are accommodated in four boarding hostels: Dunn House for junior boarders, Storey House for junior secondary boarders, and Twells and Chandler Houses for senior boarders.
Our community is for such people offering a place where members can move on with their life and meet potential partners and spouses.They can even ask HIV counselors any queries and doubts they have about their problems.We are dedicated to helping those with HIV and other STDs in the South Africa to get a good start and make connections and start dating others going through similar issues.Over the years, South Africa’s heartland has produced some truly amazing women.Is there something in the rarefied air of the Free State that makes world champions, Olympians, and women of such exceptional substance?