Parents mulling home-schooling must comply with these rules

Parents who choose to deregister their child from a school and apply for home schooling must comply with specified legal requirements. This is according to...

Student registration system hit by tech glitches

BY SIPHO MABENA Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country’s universities and colleges have been unable to access the...

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...

School reaches out to needy children

IN their pursuit to help others, Kusile Comprehensive School pupils and teachers recently donated knitted sweaters to children in two orphanages in their community...

Clarendon pupils get into combat mode

Grade 8 pupils eight students from Clarendon High School spent their afternoon in a three-hour workshop learning tips on self-defence with Kalah Combat and...

Matric exams to start on November 1 and end on December...

It’s official: the national senior certificate exams for matric pupils will start on November 1 and end on December 7. The exam papers scheduled to...

Struggle is real for students hit by last year’s fee protests

BY DAVE CHAMBERS For the past 10 years‚ the University of Cape Town human genetics honours class has had a 100% pass rate‚ but academics...

A case of edugration

Steady increase of families relocating to catchment areas of top schools in EL MORE and more families are moving from their homes to areas where...

Career pathways offered to girls

Buffalo City TVET Collage (BCC) East London campus employees spent Mandela Day equipping more than 500 Grade 8 to Grade 12 pupils with life...

YOUNG ARTISTS DOING WELL

PROUD YOUNG ARTIST: Sharon’s Art School pupil Jake Miles, 5, recently had the picture he is holding accepted into the prestigious Santam Child Art...

KHS player a rising star

Kingsridge High School (KHS) pupil Siphesihle Ngculu was named the most promising netball player at the National All Girl's Festival in Pretoria last month....

RAINBOW POWER

A group of boys from Berlin Primary School’s Rainbow Kids Cultural Club recently lend a helping hand to fix and beautify the school grounds...

Man shot dead outside PE school

A man has been shot dead outside Brylin school in Overbaakens, in Port Elizabeth. The shooting happened shortly after 8am, reports HeraldLIVE. The road in the area...

Beyond pen and pencil

PnP awards school heroes GRADE 3 pupil at Advance for Life Christian Academy Azisiwe Mbangeli received the Pick n Pay Hero Award recently. Advance for Life...

HARD AT WORK

Cambridge High School hockey held a pre-season training camp for their entire hockey coaching staff and A squad players on March 10 and 11....

Baseball proves a hit

BASEBALL champion and Eagles coach Lwazi Mlondolozi launched the Billie Magengelele Baseball Revival Programme on Sunday at Sakhile Primary School in Mdantsane. “We want to...

Local teen champ the youngest ever in SA

East London's newest surfing star Zoe Steyn put in the performance of her life when she upset the odds at Nahoon Reef on Sunday...

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...

Yikes! Some grades may only return to school in July

The basic education department is considering a ‘phased-in’ approach to the resumption of schooling SLOWLY, SLOWLY The department of basic education is proposing that children...

Helping pupils get physical

FOUNDED in 2013 with the vision of offering equal opportunities to all children, the iLifa Group has partnered with the Small Projects Foundation (SPF)...

BRINGING CHEER

 The CHS Royals performed as official cheerleaders of the Buffalo City Half Marathon last month. They enjoyed the experience and received compliments from many...

HELPING AT THE MILE:

Merrifield staff not only helped at the Merrifield Mile that took place at Wriggleswade Dam, but some managed to take part in the swimming...
HELPING HANDS: Some of College Street Primary School’s parents and staff hard at work cleaning up the gardens in and around the school last month. The pupils also helped clean and neaten the pavements and beautify the gardens. The school extends a huge thank you to all involved

Helping hands

Some of College Street Primary School’s parents and staff hard at work cleaning up the gardens in and around the school last month. The...

PROVINCIAL CAPTAIN:

Well done to Merrifield Grade 8 pupil Amy Swart, who will captain the U15A Eastern Cape Badminton team at the upcoming SA Championships, which...

Mzansi toasts the matric class of 2020

CEBELIHLE BHENGU Many have taken to social media to congratulate the class of 2020 after the national matric results were released. Basic education minister Angie Motshekga...

Hudson Park victorious at SPAR Hockey Tournament

Hudson Park High School have been crowned champions after beating Alexander Road High School in the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls' Hockey Challenge provincial finals...

MILESTONE MOMENT

Stirling head girl Lise Siebert played her 100th game for the school’s first hockey team recently against Hudson Park. Both teams welcomed her on...

Coronavirus widens stark education divide in SA

At the time of going to print, schools in the BCM area would have been open for just under two weeks. When it was first...

77-year-old among group arrested for forcefully removing pupils from schools due...

Learners and teachers at Olivenhoutbosch Secondary school have stared with teaching and learning, on the first day of schooling after, on June 8...

JAM spreading hope

•Nutritious mix is reducing malnutrition in kids MORE than 6000 young children in the East London and King William’s Town area are fed nutritious porridge...

Top trio to benefit from scholarships

Emotions were running high as three families recounted how blessed they were that their children would be able to attend Hudson Park High School...

Decision to close schools criticised from all sides

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced yet another controversial decision during his address to the nation on Friday July 24. Less than two weeks after the heavily...

Scholars put thinking skills to the test

Clarendon pupils Megan Bosman, left, and Nika Weis were two of the many East London pupils students who took part in the East London...

‘How I turned my life around’

“I looked at the world through the eyes of of fear. I was looking for a purpose, but I was looking for it at...

STERLING JOB

Stirling High School recently hosted the old folk from various old age homes around East London, including the nuns from Emmaus Convent Retirement Home...

Lilyfontein SleepOut

•First East London school joins initiative to help the homeless WHILE South Africa’s current and future business leaders head for the Nelson Mandela Bridge in...

ART ON DISPLAY

Sarah Drinkrow, left, and Nina Spagenberg from Sharon's Art School had their art works selected to represent South Africa in the Republic of China...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

Boxing, street soccer, netball to commemorate Madiba’s centenary year

TO commemorate Nelson Mandela’s centenary year, the Eastern Cape Department of Sports,  Recreation, Arts and Culture (DSRAC) , along with Buffalo City Metro Municipality...

HEAD FOR FIGURES

Sixty-one pupils of Hudson Park Primary School made it through to the final round of the Amesa (Association for Mathematics Education of South Africa)...
Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon girls did the school proud and managed to bring back five medals. Pictured is the U15 Octuple team that won gold, celebrating with coach Kate Godfrey. The team consists of Amy Newey, Morgan Deutschman, Rozanne Kruger, Emily Sparg, Quinta Kieck, Nikita Van Rooi, Eden Krug, Mia Scheepers, Jessica Shadwell

Proud team of rowers

Clarendon rowers recently took a very exciting trip to Roodeplaat Dam in Pretoria to participate in the South African Schools Rowing Championships. The Clarendon...

Local pupils geared for mountain bike action

Two East London schools will be travelling to Wagpos High in the North West Province from September 26 to 28 to take part in...

ITSI talk on improving teaching methods

ITSI's chief executive, Lieb Liebenberg gave an informative and critical presentation on effective teaching methods for the 21st century at the East London Golf...

SHELF LIFE

Selborne Primary recently officially opened their new media and IT centre and named it after principal Doug Voke, who is retiring after 30 years....

Clarendon Matric Dance [GALLERY]

EDIT:  A previous version of this article had the incorrect names in one of the captions. We apologise for the error NIGHT TO REMEMBER: Clarendon...

GALLERY:Cambridge celebrates another milestone

Cambridge Primary and High School celebrated their 139th anniversary on Friday. The  commemoration service was attended by past pupils dating back to six decades...

Matric maths and science papers to be rewritten

The matric mathematics paper 2 and physical sciences paper 2 are to be rewritten across SA. This is according to a statement from basic education...

Minister tells pupils to prioritise mathematics

Minister of Defence Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula encouraged more than 500 high school pupils to make mathematics their first choice if they want a better chance...

Raising Amber Foundation brings hope to the disabled

DRIVEN by her  inability to find  a suitable school for her  daughter,  single mum  Christal van der Byl  founded the Raising Amber Foundation. This was...

No work, no pay likely should schools close

Teacher unions are pushing back against a move to dock their pay should schools be closed again due to the upsurge of coronavirus cases. This...