Pupils ‘homeless’ for one cold night

 Charity   sleepout  to raise awareness THE Lilyfontein Interact group will be hosting a  Charity  School  Sleepout  today. Pupils from Grade 8 to12 are invited to sleep outdoors on the school grounds to...

Young EC scientists spark at regional Eskom Expo

By Lulamile Feni Eastern Cape pupils have proved there is a brighter future for science and engineering in the world, especially their part of it. There were...

Top trio to benefit from scholarships

Emotions were running high as three families recounted how blessed they were that their children would be able to attend Hudson Park High School...

WAY WITH WORDS

Gonubie Primary Grade 4 and 5 pupils took part in a SACEE Fun with Words competition held at George Randell recently. ‘A total of...

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...

SWEET SOUNDS

The Aqua Vista Primary School Marimba Band will be on tour in Germany, until July 3. ‘We want to thank Andelene Ross, our acting...

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...
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....

Old directory drive hits Eastern Cape

GET your old Yellow Pages ready because the Old Telephone Directory Drive is back for another recycling competition. This competition is open to all schools...

Cambridge High School’s 138th Founders Day: gallery

Last week Friday, Cambridge High School celebrated their 138th Founders Day. Below are some pictures of the celebrations. Pictures: LAUREN WHITAKER

WATCH: NU9 teen finds all his joy in sharing

While his peers are mostly concerned about sports and TV games, 13-year-old Simangaliso Ntoni dedicates his time to helping less fortunate children. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sq9BRWAVLM8?version=3&rel=1&fs=1&autohide=2&showsearch=0&showinfo=1&iv_load_policy=1&wmode=transparent] Simangaliso is...

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...

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...

Upset as Woodridge top regional hockey tournament

Woodridge College caused an upset when they claimed the final spot in the provincial finals of the SPAR Eastern Cape Schoolgirls Hockey Challenge after...

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...

Hudson boosts learning

Hudson Park High School will now offer dynamic additional programmes for academics. Extension maths, thinking skills and other specialised classes will be on offer to...

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...

KHS player a rising star

Kingsridge High School (KHS) pupil Siphesihle Ngculu was named the most promising netball player at the National All Girl's Festival in Pretoria last month....

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...

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...

HARD AT WORK

Cambridge High School hockey held a pre-season training camp for their entire hockey coaching staff and A squad players on March 10 and 11....

HIGH NOTE

 Cambridge High School pupils, with their music teacher, Lidia Tzoneva, received a number of medals and special awards at this year’s Port Rex Lions...

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...

WE ARE FAMILY:

Gonubie Primary School’s mentorship programme got into full swing during the last week of the first term when the GPS Family Groups met for...

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...

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...

Welcome upgrade for Jityaza Combined Primary School

MultiChoice Group (MCG), together with the department of education (DOE), handed over new upgrades to Jityaza Combined Primary School in King William’s Town on Monday....

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...

BIRTHDAY GUESTS

Clarendon Preparatory School was bursting with excitement as they welcomed Clarrie to their 55th birthday party! There were balloons, cupcakes and plenty of songs,...

Future actors vie for honours

Schools to compete in EC drama festival THE Alexander Playhouse’s Eastern Cape High School Drama Festival preparations are well under way with the first round...

Teachers come top of class at awards night

The province’s top 10 teachers, who will represent the Eastern Cape at the National Teaching Awards next year, were announced at a gala event...

Selborne gets starring role for Craven

The Border Craven and Academy Week teams have entered their final week of preparation ahead of their respective national weeks, which get under way...

EC matric results rise by 5.6%

According to an announcement by the Eastern Cape department of education on Friday January 4, the Eastern Cape 2018 matric pass rate showed a...

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...

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...

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,...

COLOUR SPLASH

  African Angels Independent school pupils, from left, Dominic Tolana, Akhanya Roloma, Eyam Mkohlakali and Khanya Dulase, were taught to splatter paint with objects by...

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....

Germ Busters visit EL schools

Domestos spreads hygienic habits THE hygiene education programme called the Domestos Germ Busters Club has been successfully implemented in six schools in and around the...

John Bisseker girls explore future careers

Rotary Club of Arcadia took it upon itself to convene the annual ‘Cell C Take a Girl Child To a Work Day’. About 135...

School sport stars get a Jumbo boost

Hudson Park High School pupil Josh Jonas and Selborne College pupil Matthew Fourie each received a scholarship worth R10,000 and a R6,000 clothing voucher...

Pupils turn bags into funky rhino

One thousand plastic bags that would otherwise be clogging landfills have been fashioned into a funky rhino by environmentally conscious pupils of Lilyfontein School.   IN THE...

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...

‘Seal training’ for six

SIX Selborne College pupils have been selected to take part in the South African Water Polo training squad in Port Elizabeth from December 8...

Back to school dates set with matrics and grade 7s first...

Schools are set to partially reopen next week with teachers opening on Monday, May 4, and pupils two days later. Basic education director-general Mathanzima Mweli...

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Schools programme offers ray of hope

Empowerment projects reap rewards BASED in East London, the Small Projects Foundation (SPF) has been changing the lives of impoverished and vulnerable communities around South...

Joy as farm school gets upgrade

FOUNDED in 1989 as a small farm school in Nahoon Valley, Thoboshana has come a long way with the help and support it has...