Triathlete Fray does family proud

Grade 10 Hudson Park pupil, Jordan Fray had the pleasure of harnessing his athletic finesse in a triathlon training programme held in Obernburg, Germany...

Police, community unite for sports against crime tournament

IN an effort to curtail crime, Mdantsane and Bluewater police members partnered with the local community police forum (CPF) and other stakeholders to organise...

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...

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...

EL pupils benefit from career guidance session

GRADE 9 pupils learners from various high schools in East London gathered at Buffalo City College on Friday for an informative session on career...

Lesley makes a splash

Stirling pupil wins three golds at Cana ULTIMATE Swim Club (USC) member Lesley Blignaut received three gold medals and broke two championship records at the...

Selborne to fly EL flag at Kearsney Festival

Selborne College will be the only East London school taking part in the 12th annual Standard Bank Kearsney Easter Rugby Festival in KwaZulu-Natal from...

FUN IN THE SUN

Gonubie Primary School was pleased to provide transport for the annual outing of Simunye Day Care Centre recently. The little ones from the daycare...

Clarendon stick it to opposition

EL girls win hockey challenge CLARENDON High from East London became the new SPAR Eastern Cape School Girls’ Hockey Challenge champions when they defeated York...

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...

STIRLING EFFORT

Stirling High School had 24 pupils achieve at a national level this year in a variety of activities. The achievers are, back, from left,...

DRAMA DUO

Gonubie High School, Queenstown Girl’s High School (GHS), Aliwal North High School, Selborne College, Hudson Park High, Grens Hoerskool and Stirling High Schools have...

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...

Dewar selected to SA U18B side

SELBORNE College Grade 11 pupil, Matt Dewar has been selected for the South African U18 B hockey team after the U18 Interprovincial Hockey tournament...

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

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

GROWING GREEN

As part of their Outdoor Education Curriculum, the Grade 8 pupils from Hope School have been planting a permaculture garden and having fun doing...

BIG BRASS

The Stirling High Big Band performed to a large audience at the National Youth Jazz Festival in Grahamstown recently Picture: SUPPLIED  

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...

PYJAMA DAY

Berlin Primary School did their part for charity by having a very exciting Pyjama Day recently. They collected food items which will be delivered...

Chance to rewrite for SC candidates

The department of basic education (DoBE) is inviting all senior certificate (SC) candidates who did not pass the May/June matric examinations to register for...

Happiness is … as little ones graduate

THERE were smiles and excitement as well as tears at the Mickey Mouse Daycare annual Christmas party and graduation ceremony held at St Joseph’s...

Youth vie for top award: teaser

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

You must still pay school fees despite Covid-19 breaks, says Angie...

Parents who wonder if they can skip paying school fees in the context of Covid-enforced longer school breaks have been categorically given the answer:...

NAF nod for drama society

UNIVERSITY of Fort Hare (UFH) drama society performed their play Isandi seGubu (The Sound of a Drum) recently at their East London campus. in...

East London schools square off in spelling bee contest

GEORGE Randell Primary School hosted a foundation phase South African Council for English Education (SACEE) spelling bee last week. Fourteen schools from East London, including...

MARVELLOUS MOMS

All the boys and girls celebrated Mother’s Day at ABC Educare Centre by making beautiful cards for their moms, with the words ‘we love...

R17m to help NMU students

By Tremaine van Aardt Bursary fund in partnership with Absa lifts financial burden for deserving beneficiaries A Nelson Mandela University student whose mother resigned from her...

Out on the town

Nasiphi Tyobeka, Allachia Davids and Wanita Seekoei looked stunning for the Hoërskool De Vos Malan farewell at the King William’s Town Railway Station prior...

School staff crisis ‘heading for court’

Huge backlog should be addressed according to need, not budget, warns Gade The Eastern Cape Department of Education is putting itself at risk of court...

Unions warn against phase two of schools’ reopening

YOLISWA SOBUWA Teachers' unions say the next phase of the reopening of schools for more than six million pupils is a ticking time bomb because...

TAKE FIVE

The Clarendon High School U16 rowing team had a chance to relax after their races to support their other teams at the Buffalo Regatta...

BRIGHT SPARKS

At the Grade 2 District Mental Maths Competition recently, Eden Stead from Stirling came first, Shanae Rensburg, right, from AW Barnes Primary came second...

DESERVING

At Gonubie Primary’s 87th Founder’s Day celebration held recently, one of the school's general assistants, Fosta Gaba, was awarded the Vitae Discemus Award for...

Selborne snatches last-minute win in tough clash with Hudson

It was a nail-biting match on Saturday when the Selborne College 1st XV rugby team went up against their Hudson Park counterparts in the...

HIGH NOTE

Clarendon Primary’s Anna Lukose, left, received a medal for most promising junior pianist at the recent Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod. Next to her is...

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...

Mzokhanyo High School receives a fully fitted computer lab

Melisizwe Computer Lab initiative together with South African Airways and SITA bring new computers to East London township school.

Chikila makes a beeline for Bucks

Top goalscorer in the ABC Motsepe League last season Bongani Chikila has left the EC Bees and is now on trial at Mthatha Bucks...