Pantomime show auditions

Aspiring actors and actresses are encouraged to audition for an upcoming pantomime show on Saturday. The show is scheduled for December this year. Organisers are looking...

Cricket bug bites young players at Advance for Life

ADVANCE for Life Christian Academy was invited to participate in the KFC Mini Cricket at Merrifield in March this year. “We had never played the...

In fine form

Selborne College first XI batsman Matt Dewar is in superb form having scored 110 against rivals Queen’s College three weeks ago and then following...

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...

DRESSED TO IMPRESS

ADVANCE FOR LIFE CIVIES DAY:

The Advance for Life Christian Academy Foundation Phase learners pupils got all dressed up for their Valentine’s civvies day.

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...

IN TUNE

The Hudson Park High School Music Department has had a very productive first term, putting together a number of wonderful performances and showcase concerts....

How to make a kid from rural Eastern Cape the equal...

By Penwell Dlamini Government should consider teaching subjects in indigenous languages or strengthening the learning of English if it wants to improve results in basic education‚...

Heavy schoolbags a potential health risk

“WOULD you like to be a schoolboy again?” asks South African band Asylum Kids in their 1981 song Schoolboy. “No! No! No!” comes the...

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...

EL schools can win by collecting glass

Chance too for pupils to make difference We are committed to bringing a greener, cleaner country to the next generation FOR the first time, schools in...

High flying netball

Hoërskool De Vos Malan, on the occasion of their 91st anniversary, hosted Port Rex at their sports grounds in King William’s Town over the...

WELCOME

George Randell Primary School introduce new teachers, Devinito Jekels and Natasha Heuer as the new Grade 2 assistant and Grade 6 teacher, respectively

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...

SPRING PARADE

Last week, George Randell Primary hosted their annual cultural evening, which saw many pupils participate in the Master and Miss Georgie Spring Parade. The...

GALLERY:Cambridge celebrates another milestone

Cambridge Primary and High School celebrated their 139th anniversary on Friday. The  commemoration service was attended by past pupils dating back to six decades...

Merrifield celebrates 22 years

Merrifield Preparatory School and College celebrated its 22 years on August 30 at the school premises in Beacon Bay. Festivities on the day included...

Splashing Win

The Selborne College U15A Waterpolo team emerged victorious at the 31st Sterrenberg Waterpolo Tournament that took place in East London from September 28-29. Picture:...

Fundraiser sure to hit right note

IN A first-of-its kind fundraiser, the Rotary Club of East London is provi- ding a platform to showcase the abun- dant musical talent at...

THANK YOU

Kuswag Primary would like to thank ITEC for the donation of the netball protectors, protecting our teams as they play. Pictured are Genevieve Whittal...

WORLD RECOGNITION:

Congratulations to Siyolise Mapongwana, left, and Cayden Memphis, of George Randell Primary, who recently received their certificates of merit all the way from China...

Children are more likely to disclose abuse at school: study

One in 10 South African boys and almost 15% of girls have experienced sexual violence before the age of 17. Children are exposed to violence...

How a ‘do-it-yourself mindset’ is transforming global education

A massive global transformation in education is under way as learners around the world take control of their education through a “do-it-yourself” mindset, bolstering...

PROVINCIAL SONGBIRDS

The Voorpos Primary School choir recently participated in the Sundays River Valley Arts Festival, singing their way to the top as the provincial winners....

Dream to fly comes true for two EC go-getters

“I cannot drive but I can fly.” These are the words of Sisipho Nofemele, 20, from Upper Xongorha in Mthatha, who is one of three...

Umalusi gives green light for release of matric exam results

But 893 candidates in four provinces implicated in ‘group copying’ Exams quality assurer Umalusi has given the green light for the release of the 2020...

Hudson fields for SA again

HUDSON Park High School’s first team have been excelling on the cricket field for the past few years, producing talented, disciplined and professional cricket...

Good family fun at picnic

The second annual Families South Africa (Famsa) picnic took place at Southernwood Primary School in East London, with a lot of excitement and fun. The...

Children tell us which apps are best for lockdown learning

When it comes to online platforms, children prefer YouTube and Netflix - but nothing compares to old-fashioned playing outside. So says Elaine Wang, cloud and...

Stirling pupils to sparkle on stage

STIRLING High School brings yet another high-quality, large-scale production to the Guild Theatre, in East London this week. Directed by the school’s drama teacher Marc...

Human Rights Commission ‘deeply’ concerned about discrimination at SA schools

The SA Human Rights Commission says it is “deeply” concerned about instances of discrimination at SA schools. This follows allegations of racial segregation at Laerskool...

Plenty of fun at Adventure Mile and Market

The Booti Brothers and their lime green octopus mascot for being the overall winners. Hope Schools was delighted to host their inaugural Adventure Mile and...

Student registration system hit by tech glitches

BY SIPHO MABENA Scores of students in the last-minute rush to secure space at the country’s universities and colleges have been unable to access the...

Five provinces report Covid-19 cases on the first day of matric...

Matrics in five provinces tested positive for Covid-19 on the first day of their final exams. This is according to the basic education department‚ which...

STARRY NIGHT

Cambridge High held its prize-giving and speech night on October 10. The guest speaker was renowned singer, actress, radio personality and ‘SA Idols’ judge...

Grens pupils enjoy the carnival

STEPPING OUT: Grens Laerskool recently held their carnival and the little ones from Grensies Petite Daycare also took part. Abigail Coetzee and Cara Dürr,left,...

TEAM HUDSON HIGH

 It was heartwarming to see team Hudson High pulling together to fulfil their social responsibility with a bumper turnout. A big hit was their...

WELL DONE:

Five Beaconhurst School educators recently took part in the Discovery Surfers Challenge and did their school proud as they crossed the finish line, where...

Merrifield College Matric dance: gallery

THE Merrifield College Matric dance took place on Saturday at the East London Golf Club and saw pupils enjoy a Titanic themed evening.

ConCourt dismisses bid by Maimane’s movement to stop school reopening

The Constitutional Court on Friday dismissed an application by former DA leader Mmusi Maimane's One South Africa Movement to halt the reopening of schools. Maimane...

Dale lauds Dyantyi

DALE College has applauded the achievements of its  former Old Boy Aphiwe Dyantyi,  who is fast making a name for himself, has made a...

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...

Education department still considering normal five-day schooling for all primary school...

The department of basic education is considering the possibility of allowing all primary school  pupils to return to school on a full-time basis. In a...

Kind donor donates full kit to school

Businessman helps John Bisseker pupils stay ‘clean’ Our school is in the drug hub of the town and all the social ills have a way...

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...

ENGINEERING MINDS

Two teams at Merrifield College participated in both the Bridge Building and Aqualibrium competitions held by SAICE on Saturday May 5. The Grade 12...

Farewell after 37 years

AFTER 37 years at Selborne College, teacher Ian Forword recently bid farewell to his Alma Mater. Forword matriculated from Selborne in 1968. While working in...

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...

Universities consider reconfiguring academic year to match that of northern hemisphere

By SISANDA ALUTA MBOLEKWA A common reopening date, online learning and reconfiguring the academic calendar to align it with that of the northern hemisphere —...