About Mrs Mariken Richards

Mrs Richards graduated from Randse Afrikaanse Universiteit (RAU) with a B.Ed Honours. She has 36 years teaching experience, and has been teaching Afrikaans First Additional Language for 30 years. 

Mrs Richards started teaching at St Catherine’s School in 2006. She teaches Afrikaans as one of the First Additional Languages offered by the school and her grades range from 9-12. 

On the co-curricular side, she has been heavily involved in swimming, netball and athletics. Mrs Richards was also in charge of the Executive Body for 4 years. 

Since she was a little girl she had a desire to be a teacher and worked very hard to make her dream a reality. Mrs Richards loves children and says she will teach until the end of her days. She hopes to inspire all her pupils as well as see them all achieve success.

Grade 9 to 12 Afrikaans