Universities given deadline to complete 2020 academic year

YOLISWA SOBUWA Universities in SA have been given until February to complete the 2020 academic year with the 2021 calendar set to start between March...

Team effort uplifts girl pupils

Shouts of joy and elation filled the Lumko High School hall in East London as scores of young girls received a handsome donation of...

In the fast track

Breidbach Primary School are proud of their athletes who represented the BCM District at the EC Provincial Championships in Cradock at the weekend. Veronique...

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...

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...

FUN IN THE WINTER SUN

The Clarendon Preparatory School girls enjoyed spending a morning playing at Selborne Pups Picture: SUPPLIED

Teeing off for a good cause

GEORGE Randell Primary School held its fourth annual golf day on a chilly Saturday morning at the West Bank Golf Club. Proceeds from the...

GOLDEN GIRL

At the annual Buffalo City Art Exhibition held recently, Gonubie Primary School’s Emma Hempel (Grade 2) received a double gold award for her painting...

Cambridge matrics come out to play at farewell function

The Cambridge High School matric dance brought out the elegant side of all the Grade 12s. The event, held in the school hall, saw...

Biathle duo to take on world

Super-fit young biathletes need funding for trip HUDSON Primary School pupils Luke Tinhof and Samantha Mouton will represent South Africa at the Biathle World Championships...

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...

Big step for Tele

Hudson Park High School pupil learner Uzile Tele recovered from a serious injury sustained last year to earn a spot in the U18 South...

Bread tags help to buy wheelchair

  THE eighth PNA wheelchair handover took place on Tuesday, with beneficiary and Parklands Special School pupil, Lindokuhle Mtshayeni, receiving a brand new wheelchair sponsored...

BRIGHT BUGS

 Gonubie Primary Grade 3 pupils had a day full of fun and learning at school when they dressed up as different insects. Miss Connellan’s...

Kiddies taught about emergency safety measures

ABOUT three hundred East London kiddies from various crèches in the region were treated to a fun filled educational day where they were taught...

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...

Mpepo flies the flag in Florida

  Clarendon High School pupil Okuhle Mpepo, 16, was lucky enough to visit the United States as part of the 11-day Applause Rising Talent Showcase...

AVID BOOKWORMS

The SACEE Sheryl Human Read Out Loud Contest for Grade 6 and 7 pupils saw 15 schools enter 59 pupils. Stirling Primary School congratulated...

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...

IN THE SWIM

Merrifield Prep School pupils, from left, Anna Ford, Sarah Schewitz, Michaela Joubert and Milisa Booi got into the spirit at the Prep Interhouse Gala...

Kingsridge gearing up for stiff Hockey Challenge

Kingsridge are not taking anything for granted as they seek a hat-trick of wins when the East London Inland tournament of the SPAR Eastern...

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...

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...

ON A HIGH NOTE

The Cambridge Primary School Foundation Phase Percussion Band received a special mention and the medal for the Best Junior Primary Percussion Band at the...

Second body found at East London beach after teenagers’ deadly swim

A second body, suspected to be that of a teenager who drowned at an East London beach at the weekend, has been found, police...

TOP GESTURE

This very kind-hearted boy, Ethan Jackson from Stirling Primary raised R500 and donated it all to Fun and Fundraising for the Elderly – a...

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...

Cambridge pupils excel at arts fests

Cambridge High School's Art Club shone recently when it competed in two provincial competitions, the Sundays River Valley Provincial Arts and Culture Festival and...

Pupil with big heart gives back

STIRLING Primary School’s Olivia Smallie ran an arts and crafts stall at the annual Stirling Primary School Games Day last month and donated all...
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....

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Laerskool Nahoon recently celebrated the school’s 46th anniversary at the school. A special assembly and Christmas market was held to commemorate the school’s milestone...

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...

Mdantsane maths centre opened doors

Mdantsane-born Khanyisa Dyonashe is excelling at the University of Cape Town (UCT) thanks to the help of the Kutlwanong Promaths Centre. Dyonashe matriculated graduated matric...

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...

GALLERY:Majorettes entertain East London

About 104 teams (3,400 athletes) made up of both majorettes and cheerleaders from all over the country to took part in the South African...

Principals uneasy about order to return to school

By YOLISWA SOBUWA - Some school management teams across the country will not report for work today as personal protective equipment (PPE) materials have not...

Stirling Primary choir scoops national awards

By Qaqamba Magadla The Stirling Primary School choir took third place and its song, Emlanjeni Yelele, was voted the best African song at the annual ATKV...

Virtual teachers’ project launched

Thousands of pupils dial in to WB Rubusana’s digital classroom initiative THE Eastern Cape Department of Education in conjunction with Vodacom took a step further...

Young artists show off their amazing work

Bright colours adorn the hall at the Belgravia Arts Centre as the annual East London Primary Schools’ Art Exhibit continues until August 20. More than...

PICTURE PERFECT

Obama Booi who is in Grade 6 at African Angels Independent School, holds a picture he painted of an owl sent to China. In...

‘We are proud of Xhosa tradition’ – Naked school choir uproar

Eastern Cape premier Phumulo Masualle has assigned Education MEC Mandla Makupula to investigate nudity on stage during a school choir competition. A video showing choristers...

Merrifield joy at 100% pass rate

Friday was one of joy for Merrifield College’s matric class of 2020 as they celebrated their 100% pass rate with a special function at...

MAKING THE CONNECTION

Beaconhurst High School Interactors, supported by the Land Service group, reached out to the children at Glen Stella by making contributions of food, books...

Gonubie Primary to perform at International Marimba

MARIMBA MAGIC: Gonubie Primary School's Major Marimba musicians performed a toe-tapping set at the ICC in East London recently. The band will be taking...

EL SAPS K9 visit to Peter Pan

Excited five-year-olds at Stirling Primary’s Peter Pan Pre-School gathered on the playground for a demonstration from the SAPS East London K9 Unit on Thursday....

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...

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...

SANDWICH DRIVE

Beaconhurst pupil Cade Riley, with the 50 love sandwiches he made for the school’s love sandwich drive. Every Wednesday, pupils are asked to bring...

Gifts, crafts at Christmas Market

LAERSKOOL Nahoon will again be hosting their popular Christmas Market next Friday (November 3). This event has become an East London favourite, known for the...