Shock R400m to loan tablet devices for EC Grade 12 pupils

The Eastern Cape education department will fork out more than R400m on leasing 55,000 tablet devices for Grade 12 pupils which will be returned...

Stirling team is the bees knees

STIRLING Primary School hosted and went on to win a Grade 1 to 7 SACEE (South African Council of English Educators) Spelling Bee on...

Teen breaks down in court

A schoolgirl broke down and cried in the witness box yesterday while relaying how former Grade 7 primary school teacher Neil Pieter le Roux...

Port Rex appoints principal

After a four-year search, four years of searching, Port Rex Technical High School has announced the appointment of Ettiene Theron as their new principal. Theron...

Beaconhurst School Matric dance: gallery

THE Beaconhurst School matric class were treated to a Moroccan themed dance on Friday night at the Summit Lifestyle and Conference Centre. Pictured are...

Dream comes true for EMSS top pupil

A STANDOUT Eastern Cape pupil who attended the Engen Maths and Science School (EMSS) in her area, aced her matric examinations and is now...

EP Colours

 

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...

FUTURE LEADERS

  George Randell Primary School is delighted to announce the appointment of our new head and deputy prefects for 2017. They would like to congratulate...

Splashing out

BIG HANDOVER: PnA handed over parkas to the Stirling High School water polo teams last week. The parkas were donated by PnA East London...
George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary Schools Athletics Competition held in Cradock on March 4. Tristan will go on to represent us at national level. Congratulations Tristan! You have done us extremely proud

Well done Tristan Hoffman

George Randell Primary School would like to congratulate Tristan Hoffman for placing second in the U13 high jump category at the Eastern Cape Primary...

German Shepherds on show at nationals

THE National IPO Championships took place in East London over the weekend , showcasing the top German Shepherd dogs in IPO Sport from all...

FULL STORY: UFH student gang-raped on Alice campus

By Sino Majangaza A university of Fort Hare student was repeatedly raped by three unknown men who then forced her to take a shower afterwards to...

Former Kingsridge pupil releases book

Debut aims to teach kids new ways of saying ‘hello’ FORMER Kingsridge High School pupil Refiloe Moahloli recently released her first book, How Many Ways...

PROVINCIAL MOVERS

Six Gonubie Primary School girls who represented the Eastern Cape at the SA Championships for dancing in April this year, at the NASREC Centre...

New kit gives Newlands schools a boost

THROUGH the Small Projects Foundation' (SPF) sport programme, the Newlands schools rugby and netball teams received their new kit sponsored by Kistefos last week. The...
Gonubie Primary School took part in the Grens Rugby Festival recently. It was a tournament aimed largely at preparing primary schools for the long and arduous season ahead. The Gonubie team performed very well, winning two of their three matches played. Part of the team in the photo are, from left, Luke Johnson, Seth Collins, Lethu Mjikeliso, BB Babaso, Lux Mente, Amahle Jongolo, Camron Fransman, Jared Durrheim, Langa Mluma and Khaka Pakada

Ready to rumble

Gonubie Primary School took part in the Grens Rugby Festival recently. It was a tournament aimed largely at preparing primary schools for the long...

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...

Hudson Park pupil blows his own trumpet

HUDSON Park High School's Tristan Henderson has been selected to play for the South African National Youth Wind Orchestra. The Grade 11 pupil competed against...

LIFE’S A PICNIC

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...

Drum-roll for Lilyfontein

LILYFONTEIN Grade 7 pupil Sibulele Kentane is the first primary school drum majorette girl from the Eastern Cape to receive the South African Majorette...

Hudson Park excels at maths olympiad

Last month the Grade 4-7 Maths Academy students from Hudson Park Primary School wrote the SA Mathematics Foundation AMESA Olympiad.  No fewer than 104 of...

School shoes worth R200k to help needy

TWO of East London’s landmark shopping centres have come together as part of a national campaign to give school shoes to underprivileged children. Mdantsane City...

Valedictory

ON SONG

Hudson Park Senior Primary Choir were last Tuesday named overall winners during the 2017 Port Rex Lions Eisteddfod at Hudson Park High School. The...

WELCOME HOME, HEADGIRL!

Kay Mosiane, front row, middle, was headgirl at Gonubie Primary School in 2006 and has now returned to her alma mater as a music...

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...

Lovedale College continues to bar 13 student leaders despite having reopened...

Thirteen student leaders from Lovedale TVET college remain barred from campus and academic life even though the rest of the student body is in class...

Clarendon High School for Girls Reunion

Last weekend various Clarendon High School reunion groups were given the chance to reconnect and reminisce their high school days while celebrating the school's...

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...

Hudsonian pride

Trio to fly SA flag in various disciplines THREE Hudson Park High School pupils, Sisipho Ndlabhu, Kwanda Mbalekwa and Rhys Poovan will be representing South...

Stirling’s past shines forth

Stirling High School recently celebrated its 35th year at a Founders’ Day assembly. The day saw past pupils from the classes of 1979, 1989, 1999...

Buffs race honour for running star Mpolweni

Veteran to receive award for 20th run REAL Gijimas runner and veteran, Nkosana Mpolweni, will be honoured on Saturday at the Buffs Marathon on the occasion...
Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions in the Junior Surfers all went to Stirling pupils. From left are, Kiara Herman (first U13 girl), Amber Herman (second U13 girl), Sherwin Bauer (third U13 boy), Nathan Gallacher (first U13) and Asha Hoare (second U13 boy)

Stirling’s Surfers pride

Stirling Primary pupils did exceptionally well at the Surfer’s Marathon recently. In fact, the first three boys’ positions and the first two girls’ positions...

Fun day a first for many All Saints kids

ALL Saints Day Care tots were over the moon when they arrived at Pinecreek Restaurant and Farmstall for their fun and sports day last...

40 schools set to benefit from R8m empowerment initiative

THE Wildlife and Environment Society of South Africa (Wessa) recently launched their Entrepreneurial and Environmental Empowerment for South African Youth (EEESAY) project in 40...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Pupils need funds for trip

THE George Randell Primary school senior marimba band are headed to Johannesburg to take part in the International Steel band and Marimba competition. The competition...

Stirling pupils dazzle at matric dance

FOND FAREWELL: Stirling High School pupils, from left,  Nishaan Vasi, Francisca Darkoh, Lauren Rutters and Francois Naude at their matric farewell on Saturday Picture:...

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

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

Mobile Edu-Ponies visits Honey Tree Educare

Honey Tree Educare was treated to a visit from Candice Vorstenbos and all her animals including a Pony named Marylegs, Skittles the rat 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...

‘Revolutionary’ musical comes to Guild Theatre

Stirling High pupils present ‘Les Misérables’ The international musical theatre phenomenon Les Misérables comes to East London in the form of Les Misérables: School Edition,...

Dashing couple at Kingsridge dance

Danielle Anthony and Sean Smith attended the Kingsridge High School matric dance recently. They looked stunning and had loads of fun at the event...