Covid-19 has infected 2,740 teachers since return to school: Motshekga

Basic education minister Angie Motshekga said on Sunday that less than one percent of the country's teachers had been infected by the coronavirus since...

GALLERY: Ubuntu Society holds cultural evening at Stirling

The Ubuntu Society held a very successful evening which includes dance, drama, music, fashion and food at Stirling High School on Wednesday Pictures: SUPPLIED.    

‘Schools won’t be ready on June 1′, say teachers’ unions

KGAUGELO MASWENENG A survey by unions representing education professionals has found that the country is not ready to resume teaching on June 1. The information was...

REACHING OUT

The Hudson Port Rex Lions Cubs recently visited Pet Pals, where they planted a beautiful garden in one of the catteries, sponsored and adopted...

Athlete gets nod for team

  Hope School pupil Lihlombe Hemeni, 10, has been chosen as one of the Eastern Cape representatives in the National Cross Country Championships which takes...

MAKING A SPLASH:

Hudson Primary Grade 1's having oodles of pool-noodle fun at their first school gala. Pictured are Amore Erasmus, Mia Odendaal, (front) India-Bella Schlimper and...

‘Help us find best ways to deal with teenage pregnancy’

Department of Education to make submissions on prevention of teenage pregnancy in schools.  Image: Esa Alexande The Department of Basic Education has extended the deadline for written...

CREATIVE EXCELLENCE

Sharon’s Art School recently held their prize-giving. There were a number of winners, including, front left, Trixie Kruger who was named the most creative...

#CrimeStats | School bullying sees murders, hundreds of serious assaults

Nine murders and 19 attempted murders which were recorded by the police between April 2019 and March 2020 were as a result of bullying...

Eaglets take to the beach

Children from Hudson Park Eaglets, together with family members and teachers, enjoyed their annual Big Walk along the shoreline at Nahoon Beach in beautiful...

Border set sights on a home final

By Ross Roche Women’s rugby kicks into high gear this weekend as the Border women’s team welcome Free State to the Buffalo City Metro Stadium for...

Is this the start of Fees Must Fall protests?

BY ERNEST MABUZA As universities prepare to announce fee increases for 2018‚ a swirl of unrest is engulfing some campuses as students speak out against...

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...

Musical fundraiser for Hope Schools

Hope Schools held a benefit concert at First City Baptist Church last Saturday in order to raise funds for their organisation. In addition to...

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)...

Contralesa calls on taverns to quieten down for matric finals

The Congress of Traditional Leaders of SA (Contralesa) is tired of loud noise disturbing matrics trying to study and has called on tavern owners...

Rotary golf day swells hospice’s coffers

THE Rotary club of Arcadia hosted their annual golf day last Friday in aid of St Bernard's Hospice this year. The event managed to generate...

53% of adults want schools closed until Covid-19 situation improves –...

As the country intensifies its fight against Covid-19‚ a survey conducted by the University of Johannesburg (UJ) has revealed that the majority of people...

LET’S TEACH:

There was great excitement when pupils from Makunga Mvalo Primary School were taught English by TEFL students (Teaching English as a Foreign Language). These...

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...

ALL KITTED OUT

The Hudson Park U13 girls hockey team are excited to be taking a tour to Knysna this month, where they will be proudly wearing...

SACPCMP to host youth activations at WSU

The South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP) has embarked on a youth activation programme and will be visiting Walter...

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...

Grand prize for EC’s golden-voiced teen

The golden-voiced Grade 11 pupil, 17, won the grand prize of the 2018 ABC Motsepe South Africa School Choir Eisteddfod (SASCE) National Championships in...

WCFM Book Drive turning the pages

THE East London community can gear up for an exciting inaugural Wild Coast FM Book Drive which aims that will help to make reading...

Sadtu calls for strict health protocols before schools re-open

By PREGA GOVENDER The SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) has called on the departments of basic eduction and higher education to provide temperature scanners to...

Fun Day at Stirling [GALLERY]

Stirling Primary School held its Games Day last Saturday. There was plenty of excitement and fun to be had, with various stalls and activities...

Action plan to assist crime prevention in schools

In order to promote crime prevention in South African schools, the Safer South Africa Foundation (SSAF) recently launched the Youth4SaferSouthAfrica initiative in seven provinces,...

PLAYING BALL

Last week the Georgie Trust committee hosted an evening with special guests international rugby referee Jaco Peyper and Peter Mitchell as part of a...

SWEET DONATION

Clarendon Primary’s Gittins House hosted a cake sale last month and all proceeds raised were donated to the Rising Sun Daycare in Duncan Village....

Giving children the chance to sparkle

A Hermanus couple’s success in improving education in a nearby township demonstrates just how much of a difference civic-minded people can make in the...

Education department’s U-turn on PPE

The Eastern Cape department of education (DoE) made a sudden about-face after announcing that, despite it's earlier statements, it will be funding procurement of...

SPRING IN THEIR STEP

Grensies Petite celebrated the first day of spring by having a “Spring Walk”. Pictured are, left, Caleesi van der Merwe and Abbigail Coetzee
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WATCH: VINCENT PARK PAINTS EASTER – WINNING ENTRY

https://youtu.be/aGwt12wBCuc Watch as 7 year old Laerskool Nahoon school pupil, Charlene Erasmus, gets a wonderful surprise when she visits Vincent Park. Click this link - Vincent...

Peep Show exhibit a big inspiration to pupils

The East London Fine Arts Society (ELFAS), together with the Ann Bryant Art Gallery, in East London hosted their annual Peep Show Art Exhibition,...

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...

iQ Academy hands over soccer goal posts

GIVING BACK :iQ Academy in partnership with Level Grounding Training Solutions donated soccer goal posts to Catch Projects on Thursday Pictures: SIVENATHI GOSA

GOING SWIMMINGLY:

Merrifield College students pupils cheer on the swimmers comepting in the school’s interhouse gala that took place at the school’s Debbie Lacey Swimming Pool...

Penny’s Project Delivers

Beneficiaries receive boxes full of goodies     SUCH was the generosity of the East London community that four beneficiaries were identified to receive contributions made towards...

CANSA SUPPORT

Recently, some of the George Randell Primary School staff proudly participated in the CANSA Relay for Life to support and raise funds for those...

Ft Hare students want written guarantee to call off class boycott

By Sino Majangaza Protesting University of Fort Hare students have agreed to return to class on the condition vice-chancellor Professor Sakhela Buhlungu commits in writing...

I’VE GOT THIS!

Declan Summers enjoys his first day of activity at Selborne Primary School.

Student celebrates 8 distinctions

Solomon Mahlangu Senior Secondary School pupil Sibulele Solilo overcame the challenges posed by the national lockdown to achieve eight distinctions and a 90% average...

Schools trying to continue ‘as normal’ after sport ban

The department of basic education announced last week that, once again, a ban was to be placed on all school contact sport. This announcement came...

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...

FOR A GOOD CAUSE:

Pupils show off their ‘colourful’ hair while raising money to support cancer patients during the annual CANSA Sprayathon at Beaconhurst

Pop-up reading session to celebrate book lovers day

FOR THE LOVE OF BOOKS: Nal'ibali FUNda leader Vuyiseka Ngcawa, left, reads a book while one of the children who joined in the fun...

Quinton de Kock announced as Proteas Test captain

Quinton de Kock has fully replaced Faf du Plessis as South Africa’s captain in all forms of cricket after he was announced as Test...

DBE launches free-to-air study programme to run for next 12 weeks

To help matric students prepare for the upcoming end-of-year exams, the department of basic education (DBE) recently launched their free-to-air television initiative, Woza Matrics. The...

Survey raises red flag about teachers’ health if exposed to Covid-19

The National Professional Teachers' Organisation of SA (Naptosa) is concerned about how many teachers with underlying health conditions are at increased risk from the...