STIRLING BAPTIST CHURCH HOLIDAY CLUB 2019

FAITH-FILLED FUN: The Stirling Baptist Church will be hosting their annual Holiday Club during the first week of the June holidays. For over a...

SPORTY SPRING DAY

On September 1, Hope Schools hosted their annual sports day on the grass field next to Johnson & Johnson. All the pupils joined in...

Principals and other officials will not be at school from Monday:...

It's official: principals and other members of school management teams (SMTs) will not be reporting for duty on Monday. At least, so says teachers' union...

Protest over ‘death trap’ school

Angry parents of Schornville Primary School pupils in King William’s Town, led by the school governing body, marched to the Eastern Cape education department’s...

Top Achiever

 

Thieves make off with school fences

By Mbali Tanana Thieves have stripped at least four schools in Mdantsane and a social development office of fence and steel poles in just four months. Bulumko...

Accounting Olympiad opens registration

The South African Institute of Professional Accountants (Saipa) has opened registrations for the latest edition of its National Accounting Olympiad (NAO) which they have...

Beaconhurst legal eagles win Moot Court nationals

TWO Beaconhurst High School pupils won the National Moot Court Competition in Pretoria recently which has afforded them the chance to compete in the...

Name change allows NMU to ‘reflect international character’

The renaming of the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University to Nelson Mandela University provides the opportunity to reposition itself on a global scale‚ says Chancellor...

BRINGING JOY:

Cambridge High School Interact visited the New Beginnings Day Care Centre in Southernwood recently. Pupils spent time with the little ones and donated food,...

END OF A CHAPTER

It was an emotional morning as the Beaconhurst matriculants bid farewell to the school during their valedictory ceremony before they embark on their final...

Lions Ladies donate sanitary towels

LAST Wednesday was a joyful day for Breidbach Secondary school head and girl leaders after receiving boxes of sanitary towels donated by the King William’s Town...

Standard high at pupils’ exhibition

Art lovers can make their way to the annual East London High Schools’ annual art exhibition, under way at the Belgravia Arts Centre. Thirteen schools...

PET SUPPORTERS

Hudson Park Primary School pupils raise much-needed funds for Pet Pals at the Cubs Pink Sale

Schools could turn into Covid-19 ‘super-spreaders’, says teachers’ union

NONKULULEKO NJILO The reopening of schools later this month may lead to a spike in Covid-19 infections, a teachers' union said on Monday as it...

CHILLING OUT

Merrifield Grade 5 students Kelly Perks, left, and Rachel Mangold enjoy the school’s Spring picnic held recently in gorgeous weather Picture: TRACEY MANGOLD

Parents fume at school delay as pupils already dropped off at...

Education department is disrespectful and inconsiderate, say irate parents Parents have expressed their frustration at the basic education ministry’s last minute U-turn on grade 7...

Eco club does it brick by brick

THE Merrifield Primary School Eco Club have been hard at work perfecting and popularising the environmentally friendly art of eco bricking in East London. Eco-bricks...

Fun week for youth

VARIOUS local churches and organisations have come together to present youngsters in East London with their first Youth Week – a week filled with...

WSU apologises for incorrectly deregistering 127 students

Walter Sisulu University has said that it assumes full responsibility for erroneously deregistering 127 students during the 2020 academic year. The university said that a...

STRATEGIC SUCCESS

The Clarendon chess team had a very successful National Girls Schools Festival, coming sixth overall. The results were: 3 wins, 4 losses and 1...

Clarendon High School for Girls Reunion

Last weekend various Clarendon High School reunion groups were given the chance to reconnect and reminisce their high school days while celebrating the school's...

HEARTS OF GIVERS

  The children at Fun @ 4 Preschool made beautiful hearts out of wood, ribbons and lots of love for the children at CHOC. The...

Putting wind in youngsters’ sails

THE Buffalo River Yacht Club (BRYC) is giving youngsters from around Buffalo City a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to earn a sailing skipper's licence. Taught by Buffalo...

Stirling achievement

  STIRLING music pupils received many special mention awards and medals in the Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod held in May. Sive Sogoni received the Petro Ferreira...

SO EXCITED

Grade Rs having fun at Hudson Park Primary School were, from left, Ezrah Casoojee, Ella Johnson and Zayra Davids Picture: SUPPLIED

Stay home: Education department halts return to school for some grades

The government has decided not to allow all pupils who were scheduled to return to class next week to do so. In a statement on...

Hudson Park pupil blows his own trumpet

HUDSON Park High School's Tristan Henderson has been selected to play for the South African National Youth Wind Orchestra. The Grade 11 pupil competed against...

Market magic at West Bank

The Grade 12 consumer studies class of West Bank High School had a market day recently. On the right is Qhama Siquebengu who coordinated...

MEC urges unprepared EC schools not to reopen to other grades

The Eastern Cape department of education issued a statement on Sunday evening stating special instructions were sent to unprepared schools across the province not...

WHEN I GROW UP

Stirling Baptist Church's  holiday club last week took place in five different venues around East London catering to different age groups. Friday was the...

Farewell after 37 years

AFTER 37 years at Selborne College, teacher Ian Forword recently bid farewell to his Alma Mater. Forword matriculated from Selborne in 1968. While working in...

School honours star pupils

FRIDAY the 13th is considered an unlucky day in Western superstition but this was not the case for Hoërskool De Vos Malan pupils in...

Art classes bring out best in youngsters

The Belgravia Art Centre recently started teaching art classes at College Street Primary and in just three short weeks the students, most of who...

Department under fire over matric rewrite

The department of basic education has taken drastic measures in response to the leak of two matric exam papers, declaring that the maths paper...

PROUD SUPPORTERS

Kuswag pupils taking part in a fundraiser to support their two soccer players chosen to represent border in the winter school holidays Picture: SUPPLIED
HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23. Grey Junior in Port Elizabeth have won the past three tournaments. On the Sunday, Selborne walked away with the trophy by beating Grey on home ground. No goals were scored against Selborne during this tournament and Charlie Caswell was the goalkeeper of the tournament Picture: SUPPLIED

We are the champions

HOCKEY SIEGE: The Selborne U13A hockey side were invited to play in the fourth Grey PE hockey festival which was held on April 21-23....

Dewar shines at the national hockey tourney

HOCKEY STAR: Selborne College pupil, Matt Dewar, was awarded the Colin Bartle Trophy as the Player of the Tournament at the South African Schools...

Special candle flame welcomes new pupils

Hudson Park High School has welcomed a new batch of grade 8’s, with their annual orientation week from January 8 to 11 in East...

TEACHING EXCELLENCE

Hannelie Jordaan represented the Eastern Cape province at the 17th National Teaching Awards ceremony recently. She was one of 90 educators from around the...

ON TARGET

Caley Kent-Brown, middle, (Grade 9, Beaconhurst High) placed first in her grade and second overall out of 135 in the senior girls division in...

Girls flying Green Flag

CLARENDON High School for Girls was honoured for their environmental work by receiving an Eco-Schools' Green Flag recently. This flag was awarded by Sue Spies,...

EL pupils benefit from career guidance session

GRADE 9 pupils learners from various high schools in East London gathered at Buffalo City College on Friday for an informative session on career...

COOKING UP A STORM

 Gonubie Primary Grade 6 pupils had a fun-filled cookout day on the banks of the Gonubie River recently. Even the inclement weather could not...

Lukho selected to represent South African Junior Clubs

AFTER his sterling performance at the national rowing champs in Pretoria, grade 9 pupil Lukho Mbongisa, 17, of John Bisseker High School was selected...

WORD WHIZZES

The Hudson Park Primary Grade 6 and 7 “Fun with Words” team won this challenging competition, beating even the parents’ team. Well done to,...

Clarendon High School Matric Dance

Clarendon High School for Girls kicked off Matric Dance season on Saturday evening (11 March). The entrance to Selborne Collage was packed with enthusiastic...

Ex- Hudson heads tell its rich story in new book

Both schools realised the potential, despite an unsure start IN CELEBRATION of Hudson Park’s rich history and achievements over the last 110 years, ex-principals Trevor Webster...