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...

Winner’s ways benefit children

PNA’s Back-to-School colouring-in competition WITH school holidays having been extended, a challenge for many parents and guardians remains how to keep young children happily occupied. Thankfully...

Sundale partners with Hope Schools

Sundale Dairy recently partnered with Hope Schools to provide a regular supply of dairy products to pupils, as well as educational material and factory...

Re-opening of schools delayed until June 8

The implemention of Level 3 on Monday June 1 was meant to symbolise the beginning of a return to normalcy. Part of this return was...

Sadtu and Motshekga at daggers drawn over rewrite of leaked papers

The department of basic education says it will defend any attempt in court by the SA Democratic Teacher's Union (Sadtu) to halt the rewriting...

Sanitary towel drive to keep girls in school

The Keep a Girl in School Sanitary Drive took place at Spargs Mall in Beacon Bay, with the aim of providing sanitary towels to...

Umalusi gives green light for release of matric exam results

But 893 candidates in four provinces implicated in ‘group copying’ Exams quality assurer Umalusi has given the green light for the release of the 2020...

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...

RISING STAR

Camilla Heuer from Clarendon Preparatory School recently won a gold medal and set a new South African record in the SWD inter-provincial biathlon championships...

Autism awareness event for school

College Street Primary School will host their first Autism Awareness Day on Saturday as April is Autism Awareness Month. The event will be held from...

Made her mark

Hilda Stander looked elegant as she presented awards to pupils as Beaconhurst School’s guest of honour. As parents heard, Stander retired at the end...

Concerns over lockdown’s affect on sport and the youth

Township sport development organisations Xhanti Msauli Foundation and Leo Mbini Schools Mbini Rugby Development Programme have expressed concern over how the lockdown will affect...

BARGING AHEAD

Lutho Macibela breaks away with the ball for the Stirling 1st XV against Dale in a recent Dderby encounter. He is supported by Mike...

Donation to help develop hockey at local schools

There was much excitement to be had at Breidbach Primary on Friday morning after it was identified as one of five local schools to benefit from...

NGO gets overseas funds to help schools

It’s not a secret that before the outbreak of Covid-19, most Eastern Cape schools were faced with dilapidated or a lack of proper infrastructure. Thankfully,...

Hope pupils visit local police station

  Cambridge SAPS played host to 21 pupils from Hope Preparatory School yesterday. in order to educate them on issues of safety yesterday. Captain Mluleki Mbi said...

Call to scrap year as some schools not ready

Despite department of basic education minister Angie Motshekga’s announcement on Sunday July 5 that Grade R, 6 and 11 pupils would return to school...

ON A GOOD GALLOP

Merrifield College are proud of pupil Chloe Pagel who has been selected to represent Eastern Cape in the Challenge Showing team going to the...

School no big deal for little ones

The school shoes may have been uncomfortable and not having the time to build Lego was quite an adjustment, but mummy’s yummy mini-burgers and...

Reading should be a right for all

Once upon a time, reading was a privilege that only a few were able to access. Though reading is more accessible these days than what...

Soweto String Quartet tugs at Merrifield’s heartstrings

Merrifield Preparatory School and College received a big surprise on Monday when none other than the world-famous Soweto String Quartet (SSQ) arrived to host...

University boffins slash school’s water use by two-thirds

By Dave Chambers A primary school has cut its water use by two-thirds with the help of a device developed at Stellenbosch University. Stellenbosch Primary is using...

WELL DONE!

The Lilyfontein under-9A boys cricket team beat Selborne U9As for the first time since hardball cricket was introduced to the Lilyfontein U9s more than...

MARVELOUS MEERKAT

Khealan Mostert from Sharon’s Art School recently won an award for his picture of a meerkat, in a competition held in the Republic of...

‘Loneliness and motivation key challenges for learners,’ survey finds

A study by the Independent Institute of Education (IIE) has found that two of the biggest challenges facing higher education students during the pandemic...

Nominations open for National Teaching Awards

The department of basic education (DBE) is calling on teachers across the country to take part in the upcoming National Teaching Awards (NTA) which...

DoE helps students during shutdown

The department of education (DoE) is pulling out all the stops to ensure that pupils don't fall behind during the 21-day national lockdown. According to...

Primary school art on display at Belgravia [GALLERY]

ART ATTACK: Belgravia Art Centre is currently hosting an exhibition with over 600 submissions from students in 13 East London schools, grades 1 to...

Emergency water tanks and sanitation for Eastern Cape schools

Water tanks holding thousands of litres of water are being installed in deprived Eastern Cape schools as part of an effort to combat the...

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...

IN TUNE

The Hudson Park High School Music Department has had a very productive first term, putting together a number of wonderful performances and showcase concerts....

Youth vie for top award

THE Inspiration Awards, in conjunction with the Daily Dispatch and Johnson & Johnson Local Heroes, has launched the Inspiring Youth Schools Campaign. The campaign, which...

Court interdicts three students from acting illegally

Only three Walter Sisulu University students were on Tuesday interdicted from acting illegally in ongoing protests that have been characterised by violence at three...

ConCourt dismisses bid by Maimane’s movement to stop school reopening

The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed an application by former DA leader Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa Movement to halt the reopening of schools. Maimane...

Achievements recognised

Hope Schools recently held their foundation phase prize-giving, where many students were congratulated and received certificates for their achievements Picture: SUPPLIED

DONATIONS HARVEST

Hudson Park Primary School hosted their annual Harvest Day celebration on September 8. It was a colourful multi-cultural event where the pupils were able...

Bleak start in life for province’s rural children

By Aretha Linden Children from rural and poor areas start their schooling careers on the back foot when compared to their urban counterparts as they do...

RED HEARTS

October was Gonubie Primary’s Adopt-a-School month with the South African National Blood Service (SANBS). Parents and staff were challenged and set a target for...

How to prepare your young child to go back to school

Here's what you can do to help your little one adjust to 'the new normal' As primary schools and their affiliated nursery schools get ready...

How to stop kids from hating school: give them more screen...

  Forget chalk-and-talk. We seriously need to rethink education for always-on digital natives With the start of the new school year this week, some kids are...

Pupil organises sanitary pad drive

Hudson Park grade 11 pupil Anesipo Mana is on a mission to help female students in Stutterheim by organising a sanitary pad drive. The drive...

Helping to illuminate country’s students

East London resident Pezisa Asanda is on a mission to help high school and university students through his non-profit organisation, World Illuminators, which he...

WELL DONE:

Nonelela Bekile and Olothando Monaheng proudly accept the trophy for Berndt House, who won the Interhouse Sports Day earlier in the term Picture: SUPPLIED  

Five provinces report Covid-19 cases on the first day of matric...

Matrics in five provinces tested positive for Covid-19 on the first day of their final exams. This is according to the basic education department‚ which...

CHRISTMAS JOY

On a warm summer’s afternoon, people of all ages and walks of life descended on the lush lawns of the Williams’ House Gardens. Hudson...

Pupils enjoy Easter fun

The Peggy Nesta Foundation held an Easter Fun Day last week Thursday at Pefferville Primary School. “The Easter Fun Day is normally on a Saturday...

WORD WHIZZES

The South African Council for English Education (SACEE) organises many events and activities to promote the development of English language skills. These include the...

Education department suspends school contact sports

NALEDI SHANGE All contact sports in schools have been suspended with immediate effect from Wednesday. This is the word from the council of education ministers after...

IN HARMONY

All the performers who took to the stage during the Cambridge High School annual music evening, pose for a group photo Picture: SUPPLIED

STEPPING UP

Hudson Park High School matrics pay it forward by donating their school shoes to those less fortunate Picture: SUPPLIED