TVET colleges headed for total shutdown

The country’s 50 Technical and Vocational Education and Training colleges are headed for a total shutdown this week‚ with students saying the time for...

Young maths boffs helping needy peers

    “IT BEGINS with a desire”. These are the words from the founders of Omega Junior, a community organisation that aims to create a sense...

OUTSTANDING: The Clarendon High School matrics of 2016 have achieved an outstanding set of results, which reflect the strong work ethic and dedication to...

Drop-outs drag pass rate down

MADELEINE CHAPUT and THANDEKA NTLONTI FORGET 72.5%, the true matric pass rate in South Africa is much lower, according to Equal Education. By taking into account...

TEFL course ticket to seeing the world

THE East London Language Institute has been running a TEFL (Teach English as a Foreign Language) course for the past year and has seen...

Parkside school gets boost from music show

PARKSIDE Primary was delighted with the substantial donation of funds raised by IT consulting company EOH through the performance of Cape Town band Joedhouse...

Aqua Vista principal retires Schmidlin signs off after 23 years of...

AQUA Vista Primary School principal Victor Schmidlin is retiring and...

Kids excel in world art event

YOUNG East London artists fared well at the 47th World School Children’s Art Exhibition held in Taiwan this year, receiving one gold, two silvers, a bronze and...

EL boy off to model UN debate

Stirling star part of SA team AFTER performing well at the SA Model United Nations National Conference, Stirling High School’s Haydon Anderson, 14, was selected as...

Cubs take to stage for rhinos

PORT Rex Lions Cubs at Hudson Park Primary School put together a drama showcase to raise funds and awareness of rhino poaching in the Eastern...

Accounting honours add up for school

STIRLING High School pupils excelled in the recent National Junior Accounting Olympiad, securing the top-three spots in the Eastern Cape. Grade 9 pupil Peter McCausland came...

Hop on for 72km of fun

Huge entry set to saddle up to raise annual funds for school ABOUT 500 entries have already been received for the Kwelera 2 Kei Mouth...

LEGO helps build up EC pupils

Resources focus on learning through play SESAME Workshop and the LEGO Foundation have teamed up to launch educational resources that unlock the power of play to...

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...

Valedictory

Clarendon pupils to speak up for SA

TWO Clarendon High School pupils have been selected to represent South Africa at the World Individual Debating and Public Speaking Championship (WIDPSC) in April...

Ambassadors of peace

UN High Commissioner for Refugees agency trains pupils to build society free of xenophobia TO HELP promote the integration of refugees in South African society,...

Putting others first

Pupil gives entrepreneurs day profits to children with cancer KIND-HEARTED Grade 4 Merrifield pupil, Paige Collins, decided that instead of spending her hard-earned profits from...

Pupils’s sporting chance

AW Barnes Primary hosts cricket clinic for juniors thanks to Pretoria-based company SARAH KINGON YOUNG cricketers from AW Barnes Primary School benefited from an afternoon of skills...

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,...

Hudson gives back

School’s Harvest Day sees pupils bless charities with piles of collected goods It is an example of the compassion, kindness, care and support we should share...

Hope for Parkside

A GOOD Samaritan restored hope for Parkside Primary School by repairing the vandalised ablution facilities and plumbing over the weekend, allowing pupils to return...

Health initiative launch

Sesame Workshop, J&J on board JOHNSON and Johnson (J&J) and Sesame Workshop launched critical health and hygiene multimedia resources for children and caregivers in the Buffalo...

Hitting world court

Local, young squash stars playing for SA in Malaysia SARAH KINGON TOP local squash players, Lara Patrick, 15, and Tristen Worth, 14, will be representing South Africa at...

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...

Pupils sent home

Poorly secured Parkside Primary shuts doors after thieves destroy facilities These people must realise they are stealing from the children VANDALISM and theft has crippled Parkside Primary School,...

Pupils make SA team

•Vukuhambe teens in U23 wheelchair basketball squad THREE athletes from Vukuhambe Special School have been selected for the South African U23 Wheelchair Basketball team which will...

Riding the big waves

•Border’s No1 to take on SA’s best, while eyeing world champs ‘Surfing is all a mind game. You have to believe in yourself’ GOOFY- footed surfer...

Christian school offers bright pupils bursaries

‘We have always assisted kids in need’ Ariston Christian School in St Matthews Road is giving away 10 bursaries to ‘academically excelling, but economically deprived’ pupils...

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...

Warm gesture from Clarendon

CLARENDON High School knitters gathered together a total of 104 blankets for those in need on Mandela Day this week. A total of 6533 squares...

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...

Clarendon’s CAT queen

• Catherine’s on the ball with bronze medal in national computer technology olympiad SARAH KINGON TECH-SAVVY Clarendon High School pupil Catherine Ball returned home with a bronze medal...

Cyclists fly provincial flag

YOUNG cyclists from the Eastern Cape team returned home victorious after winning the annual Oudtshoorn Youth Fest last month. The 22 athletes, including cyclists from Port...

World in their sights

•Stars who shone at SA champs now aiming for podium in Portugal Veterans, youngsters help balance team EAST London athletes arrived home loaded with medals after...

Kids hooked on hockey

THE Buffalo Flats astro turf is alive with screams of excitement and cheers when children begin playing hockey at 8am every Saturday. Successful development coaching...

Pair get nod for Italy

•Young swimmers set to join SA Olympics training camp overseas ‘It is my dream to go to the Olympics one day’ TEENAGE swimmers Bathandwa Dyantyi and Lesley...

Pupils shine at annual art centre festival

•Youngsters shun clichés in bright, imaginative exhibition COLOURFUL, creative and captivating works of art are on display at this year’s EL Fest at the Belgravia Art Centre...

Off to world event

Duo to represent SA at champs in Russia TWO East London pupils were selected to represent South Africa at the World Junior Synchronised Swimming Championships...

WALKING THE TALK

 As part of their commitment to building relationships and solving important problems, financial consultancy PwC South Africa supports the Men in the Making programme....